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Arizona Name Change Forms

Arizona Civil Legal Needs Community Survey

Civil legal organizations in Arizona are seeking your input to increase their ability to meet the civil legal needs of Arizona's lower income residents. Please complete this survey to assist in improving civil legal services in Arizona.

Encuesta de Necesidades Legales Civiles de Arizona

Las organizaciones legales civiles en Arizona buscan su opinión para aumentar su capacidad de satisfacer las necesidades legales civiles de los residentes de bajos ingresos de Arizona. Por favor complete esta encuesta para ayudar a mejorar los servicios legales civiles en Arizona.
Common reasons for name changes?

1. When a person wants to return to a prior name after a dissolution of marriage (divorce).

2. When a parent wants to change a the name of a child to be the same as the parents.

3. When a person simply may not like the name they have, and wants to establish a new identity.

What forms do I need to change my name as an adult?

1. Petition for Change of Name (also called an Application for Change of Name)
2. Order of Name Change
3. Notice of Hearing Regarding Application for Name Change

There is a filing fee for the name change process. If you are unable to afford this fee, you may apply for a fee waiver or deferral.

County name change forms are listed towards the bottom of the page. If your county does not have forms available for filing a name change, please refer to the Arizona State forms provided.
The information offered on this site is made available as a public service and is not intended to take the place of legal advice. If you do not understand something, have trouble filling out any of the forms, or are not sure these forms and instructions apply to your situation, see an attorney for help. Consult a state Law Library or the Legal Aid Resources page for information on free or reduced cost legal aid for more information.
Not all forms may be accepted in all Arizona courts – you should contact the clerk of the court in which you will be filing to confirm the use of a particular form, determine whether any additional forms are required and verify the filing fees. The Arizona Bar Foundation assumes no responsibility and accepts no liability for actions taken by users of these documents, including reliance on their contents.