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ARIZONA Public Death Records

While all states cover a similar set of general rules for application for acquiring public documents such as birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates, each state will have certain distinctions in their procedure. So always remember that when you apply for a copy of a certificate in a particular state such as Arizona, you need to know the procedural steps for getting a death certificate in that specific state.

For instance, one important thing you need to remember is that the Arizona Vital Records of the Arizona Department of Health Services only issue certificates for deaths which occurred within the state. Therefore, if you're looking for the Arizona Death Records of someone who died in another state, then you have to contact the vital records office of that particular state.

You may opt to acquire a death certificate for deaths which occurred within Arizona in various ways:

  1. The fastes way is to fill the form at the top of our page to perform an online search. The cost is minimal, it is fast and money back guranteed.
  2. In some cases, you can get a death certificate of a death which took place within thirty days from filing at the health department nearest to where the death occurred. But if you are trying to get a death certificate of a death 30 days after the occurrence, you have to file your request to Vital Records Office of the state, located in Phoenix, either by mail or online. For more information, continue reading.

Start Your preliminary search by filling the the form at the top of the page and see if there's a record available for your query.













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ARIZONA Death Certificates

Arizona provides a list of fees in their fee schedule for application of death certificates, but generally the fees do not exceed $10. However, if you choose to apply for the certificate in a method other than personally going to the office (in-mail or online), then additional fees may apply. You can find all applicable fees in the official website of the Arizona Department of Health Services.

If the death occured in the last 30 days, you can obtain a death certificate at the county health department, it MUST be the county where the death occured. See our list of Local offices

If the death occurred more than 30 days ago, you may apply in person at the State Office of Vital Records in Phoenix, send your request by mail, or you may file a request for expedited service on-line.


Click the following link to download the Arizona Death Certificate Mail-in Form and send your application to the following address:

Office of Vital Records
P.O. Box 3887
Phoenix, AZ 85030


Arizona Territory


State of Arizona:

Spoken Language:

  • English: 74.1%
  • Spanish 19.5%
  • Navajo 1.9%

Capital: Phoenix

Largest City: Phoenix

Leading Causes of Death:

  • Heart Disease
  • Cancer
  • Stroke
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Accidents
  • Diabetes
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Influenza/Pneumonia

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