Arizona Death Certificate Services

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Coconino County Vital Records processes requests for Death Certificates by mail only. To order a Death Certificate, you may mail or drop off an application. See application information below.

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Documentation requirements to obtain a death certificate vary. Please call (928) 679-7281 or toll-free at (877) 679-7272, for requirements for your specific situation.

Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) can only provide death certificates for deaths that occurred in Arizona. To acquire a death certificate from another state, you must contact that state’s vital records office. To request vital records from another state click here.

Did You Know?
Funeral Homes are able to obtain death certificates on behalf of the family representative for those who have passed away within the past year. Other immediate family members may also submit applications independently but must follow the customer mail in checklist located on the upper right-hand side of the application. See below for application information.

Processing time is normally up to 10 business days from the date the complete application and documentation is received. Please note that processing time may vary based on staffing levels.

When applying for a Death Certificate or making a correction it is important to make sure that you are eligible and that you provide the required accepted identification. Learn more by selecting the links below.

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Request a Death Certificate Title

Apply By MailOnline

DC Step1

A completed Application for Certified Copy of Death Certificate. (Spanish example forms are available to assist Spanish-speakers, but state regulations require that Arizona death certificates only be processed using the English forms.)

Follow the instructions and checklist on the form.

If you have questions, please call the Death Certificate staff before sending in documentation at (928) 679-7281 or toll-free at (877) 679-7272.

DC Step 2

A copy of the front and back of your valid government-issued picture identification which bears your signature or have your signature notarized. See Acceptable Forms of Identification.

DC Step 3

Proof of eligibility - requirements vary. See Who Can Request a Death Certificate.

DC Step 4

Include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your request.

DC Step 5

Appropriate fee

DC Step 6

Mail or drop off your completed application and required documents to: 
Coconino County Health and Human Services 
Vital Records 
2625 N King St
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Online ordering through a separate company, VitalChek is available. Additional processing fees and charges for expedited service in addition to the fee per certified copy ordered. All the rules and requirements for in person and mail applications apply. 

Corrections or Amendments Title

Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) can only offer corrections or amendments for deaths that occurred in 2008 to the present year. For deaths that occurred prior to 2008, corrections or amendments are done by the Bureau of Vital Records: Death Registry, PO Box 6018, Phoenix, AZ 85005 or call (602) 364-1300 to schedule an appointment.

  1. Corrections
  2. Amendments

Fees Title

  • "As Is" copy of death certificate - $20 per copy
  • Changing/correcting information on the death certificate - $30 for the first copy, $20 for each additional copy

Payments accepted:

  • Visa, MasterCard, debit card, cashier’s check, or money orders. Cash is only accepted for applications dropped off in-person at the Health and Human Services Flagstaff front desk.
  • Cashier’s checks, personal checks and money orders must be the exact amount and made payable to CCHHS (Coconino County Health and Human Services)
  • Credit/debit card payments must include the type of card, full card number, expiration date and 3-digit security code on the application, and a front and back copy of the cardholder’s valid, government issued picture identification.

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Federal Agencies

State Agencies

Coconino County Government

Navajo Nation Government

Hopi Tribal Government

Contact Us

Phone: (928) 679-7281
Toll Free: (877) 679-7272

Flagstaff Location
2625 King St
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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