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How to Get a Certified Copy of a Birth Certificate

To request a birth certificate, you must be at least 18 years old and an immediate family member of the person on the birth certificate. The Arizona Office of Vital Records has birth and death records.. 

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by: Arizona Office of Vital Records


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Question: We need to add my name to the birth certificate of our daughter. We have my wife's divorce paperwork stating by the judge that I am the natural father. But the Office of Vital Statistics stated that a court must also include an order to add my name to the birth certificate. How do I go about accomplishing this? Thank you.
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Question: my ex wife and i have agreed that the child she concieved is her boy friends we took a home paternity kit now since we all agree on this is there a form we can just fill out without any DNA testing just to get it over with so he can get on the birth certificate
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Question: I am having my first baby in 4 weeks. I would like to have my baby receive my boyfriends last name and have him listed as the father but i am concerned. If I do this will he be able to take the baby and not give her back ? Should i have some sort of custody arrangements in place before i put his name on the birth certificate? I am worried. Please give me some advice. Thank you.
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Question: I had my baby two months ago, she was "unnamed baby" on her birth certificate. I gave them her father's information. I went to give them her name at the Vital Records Office, but it couldn't be done because her father has to sign and noterize an affadavit. I don't know where he is and my daughter needs her birth certificate. I was told that I need a court order for her to be named, how do I go about doing that?
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Question: Can you please outline the steps necessary to acquire a birth certificate when one was never filed in 1980 when I was born? Thank you!
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Question: My boyfreind is currently in prison but right before he was taken into custody we found out I was pregnant. Yes it is his and he acknowledges that. He left me with a power of attorney and it is still valid. I want to know can I use the power of attorney to put him as the father on the birth certificate? And how would I do this? would I just sign as if I were him?
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Question: I have forms to add my name to my Birth Certificate from 2002, but got sick and did not complete. Can I still use the forms and how much do I need to pay? I can not get through by phone, why is that?
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Question: My daughters was born last month and her father would like to be on her birth certificate. But he is located in Mexico and is not able to sign so he can be on the certificate. Is there any form that he can fill out in mexico in front of a notary him stating that he agrees with being on the birth certificate. Could he go to the Americana consul or something for this to occur. Please Help!!!
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Question: how do i go about finding out if im on an child birth certificate and i dont not know the childs name only the mothers
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Question: I found out when I was in my twenties that the father on my birth certificate is not my biological father. How can I get that corrected?, The man on my birth cert is deceased.
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Question: When i had my daughter i didnt have a name picked out so she left nameless, so her birthcertificate has no name. what is the proceedure to apply her name on now , shes 18 and cant get any form of identification . please help
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Question: Can the Office of Vital Records recall a birth certificate for any reason once it has been signed, notarized, and paid for?
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Question: does the fathers name have to be on the birth certificate
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Question: When I first received my daughter's birth certificate (born in 2007) I did not notice it, but after having looked at it again, I noticed my birth date on her birth certificate is incorrect, how can I change it?
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Question: how much is a copy of my birth certificate by mail? since i live out of state and have to mail it in.
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Question: I had my daughter 2 months ago and allowed my, then boyfriend, to sign stating that he was the baby's father. His name is on the birth certificate but we have since found out that he is not the baby's father. What do I have to do to get his name off the birth certificate now. We are no longer together and the biologicial father wants to be on the birth certificate. What do I have to do?
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Question: HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECIEVE YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE IF YOU SEND IT BY MAIL?
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Question: I am an adopted child and i ran away from my adopted parents in april of 2006. i turned 18 in aug. 2006 and now that im 18 i went back and asked for my birth certificate and my social security card but was refused to have it. im trying to get my life on track and i cant get a job with out my social security card, so what should i do.
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