Application for Change of Name for an Entire Family

You may use the forms on this page if the following factors apply to your situation :
  • You are a resident of the county where you are filing this request, AND,
  • You want to ask the Court to change the name of your family (yourself and/or your spouse and/or minor children), AND,
  • You are either the husband/father or wife/mother of that family.
  • You are prepared under penalty of perjury to inform the Court whether you have ever been convicted of a felony and whether there are any pending charges against you for a felony or other offense involving false statements or misrepresentation of identity, AND,
  • You understand the name change will neither harm your rights nor release you from any obligations or liabilities incurred under your current name, AND,
  • You are not changing your name to that of another person for the purpose of committing any crime or furthering any offense involving fraud or misrepresentation of identity.

DO NOT USE THESE FORMS TO:

  • Change your name because you got married.
  • Add a father's name to birth certificates or establish paternity

NOTE: For information about name changes that can be obtained without going to court, such as to correct a birth certificate within five years of birth, visit the web site of the Arizona Office of Vital Records 

The State Vital Records Office at 1818 W. Adams, Phoenix, AZ 85007, is only available for mail-in service. Vital Records general telephone number is 602-364-1300. Please call for another walk-in location. A fee is required for a change to any birth certificate.


Be sure the documents are in the following order:

Packets contain ALL forms and ALL instructions needed for this process. Where there are separate packets for Instructions and Forms, get BOTH packets.

Request a Change of Name for a Family - CVNCF1


Download Packet Descargar todos los formularios
or download instructions and forms individually
Procedures: How to File a Change of Name With This Court - cvncf10p
Civil Cover Sheet - cv10f
Application for Change of Name for a Family - cvncf11f
Notice of Hearing Regarding Application for Change of Name - cvnc18f
Parental Waiver of Notice - cvnc15f
Marital Waiver of Notice - cvnc16f
Optional Consent of Parent to Name Change of a Minor and Waiver of Notice - cvnc17f
Consent of Minor to Name Change - cvnc13f
Affidavit of Service by Certified Mail - cvnc24f
Order Changing Name for a Family - cvncf81f

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