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Form AZ Name Change Forms Packet

Form AZ Name Change Forms Packet

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Form AZ Name Change Forms Packet

INSTRUCTIONS: AZ NAME CHANGE FORMS PACKET

 

“AZ Name Change Forms Packet Step 1”

In the Application, fill out the heading and then click on the dropdown arrow to select your county. 

“AZ Name Change Forms Packet Step 2”

In the lines called “Applicant,” provide your current and full legal name.  The clerk of court will provide the case number. 

“AZ Name Change Forms Packet Step 3”

In part one, provide your current legal name, date of birth, place of birth, and current county of residence. 

“AZ Name Change Forms Packet Step 4”

In part 2, provide your current legal name and check the appropriate box.  You cannot change your name if you’ve been convicted of a felony except in special circumstances. 

“AZ Name Change Forms Packet Step 5”

On the next two lines, provide your current legal name and then the name you wish you change your current name to.  Sign and date the bottom of the form. 

“AZ Name Change Forms Packet Step 6”

On the Order form, provide your current legal name, date of birth, and where you were born.  In part two, provide your current legal name and your new name.  Check the box below as well to change your birth certificate. 

“AZ Name Change Forms Packet Step 7”

Make two copies of the originals and take all of the documents to the superior court building in your county.  There will be filing fees, and these fee range from county to county.  If you cannot afford the filing fees, you can ask to have the fee waived or deferred. 

“AZ Name Change Forms Packet Step 8”

Ask the clerk about the procedures required for setting up a hearing.  The clerk will provide you with specific instructions, and you will receive notice in the mail of the date, time, and location of the hearing. 

“AZ Name Change Forms Packet Step 9”

If the judge approves the name change at the hearing, he or she will sign the Order.  You’ll then get a certified copy of the order form the clerk, and you can begin changing your social security information, driver’s license, bank information, and more. 

“AZ Name Change Forms Packet Step 10”

In order to change your birth certificate, provide the Bureau of Vital Records (or similar agency) with a certified copy of the Order in the state you were born. 


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