Application for Change of Name of a Minor Child

You may use the forms on this page if the following factors apply to your situation :
  • You want to ask the Court to change the name of a person under 18 years of age who resides in the county where you are filing this request, AND,
  • You are that child's parent or guardian.

DO NOT USE THESE FORMS TO 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 Minor Child - CVNCM1


Download Packet Descargar todos los formularios
or download instructions and forms individually
Procedures: How to File a Change of Name With This Court - cvncm10p
Civil Cover Sheet - cv10f
Application for Change of Name for a Minor Child - cvncm11f
Notice of Hearing Regarding Application for Change of Name - cvnc18f
Optional Consent of Parent to Name Change of a Minor Child and Waiver of Notice - cvnc17f
Consent of Minor to Name Change - cvnc13f
Affidavit of Service by Certified Mail - cvnc24f
Order Changing Name of a Minor Child - cvncm81f

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