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Arizona - Obtain a Divorce Certificate

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In Person

  1. Go to a Superior Court office, submit a request to obtain a copy of a Divorce Certificate to the clerk.
  2. Provide the full information as much as you can about the divorce record.
  3. Pay the $26.50 fee for obtaining a copy of a divorce certificate. The clerk accepts cash or personal check.

By Mail

Mail a written request with as much as information about the divorce record to:

Correspondence Section
Clerk of the Superior Court
201 W. Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: (602) 506-3360
Fax: (602) 506-7619

Enclose a check for $26.50 for your copy of the Divorce certificate. You must send a self-addressed, stamped envelope along with your request or another check in the amount of $7.00 for shipping.

Note: Before sending your request, please use the contact information below to inquire about required information to include in your application, to whom do you make your check payable, the exact amount you will need to pay etc.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Picture ID of the applicants
  • A Valid driver's license,
  • Birth certificate or Passport
  • Social Security card

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Arizona - Clerk of the Superior Court: Find courts in your county

Certificates may also be obtained from your local county office. Use the contact information below to inquire.

Apache County : P.O. Box 667 70 West 3rd South St. Johns, Az 85936-0667
Phone: 928-337-7555

Cochise County : 100 Quality Hill Road Bisbee, AZ 85603
Phone: 520-432-8570

Coconino County : 200 N. San Francisco St. (Courthouse) Flagstaff AZ 86001
Phone: 928-679-7600

Gila County : 1400 E. Ash Street Globe, AZ 85501
Phone: 928-425-3231

Graham County : 800 West Main Street Safford, Arizona 85546
Phone: 928-428-3310

Greenlee County : P.O. Box 1296 223 5th Street Clifton, AZ 85533
Phone: 928-865-3872

La Paz County : 1316 Kofa Ave Suite 607 Parker, AZ 85344

Maricopa County : 301 W Jefferson Phoenix, Az 85033-2225
Phone: 602-506-3572

Mohave County : 401 E. Spring Street P.O. Box 7000 Kingman, Arizona 86402
Phone: 928-753-0713

Navajo County : Governmental Complex 100 East Code Talkers Drive South Highway 77 P.O. Box 668 Holbrook, AZ 8602
Phone : Holbrook (928) 524-4000 / Show Low (928) 532-6000 / Winslow (928) 289-6800 / Heber (928) 535-7110

Pima County : 110 West Congress St. Tucson, Arizona 85701-1317
Phone: 520-740-3200

Pinal County :
Phone: 520-509-3555

Santa Cruz County : 2150 N Congress Dr. Nogales, AZ 85621
Phone: 520-375-7800 (For the Hearing Impaired 520-761-7816)

Yavapai County : 120 South Cortez Street, Prescott, AZ 86303
Phone: 928-771-3312

Yuma County: 250 West 2nd Street, Suite B Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: 928-817-4234



You may order copies of your divorce records for yourself or for an immediate family member (parent, spouse, adult child, grand parent) with proper relationship documents.


  • In Person: $26.50
  • By Mail: $26.50 (For shipping $7.00)


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

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Processing Time[edit]

By Mail
15 business days

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Marriage and divorce records in Arizona are kept at the Clerk of the Superior Court in the county where the event occurred.

Note: Marriage and divorce records are not available from the Office of Vital Records.

Arizona - Clerk of the Superior Court: Find courts in your county

  • Obtain your decree from the county court. If your divorce occurred before January 1, 1963, your divorce decree is filed with the Clerk of the Court in the county where the divorce was finalized.
  • Divorce records may be accessed by anyone as they come under the public domain.
  • These records can be obtained by visiting the county where the divorce had been granted,Or you can also get the record by searching centralized databases that store public records over the Internet.
  • The fees charged by each county might be different. The fee is higher if you cannot provide adequate information. The fee is more if the search is difficult.

Required Information[edit]

  • The full legal name of the male and full legal name of the female prior to the marriage
  • Case number
  • Name of the parties in the divorce
  • Filing date or year of divorce
  • Your contact information
  • A copy of picture ID of the applicant
  • Reasons for obtaining Arizona divorce records


Need for the Document[edit]

Dissolution of marriage or divorce is the termination of marital union between married couple. It results in cancellation of all legal duties and responsibilities between married couples.

The divorce decree is a document that finalizes a divorce and specifies financial and legal details of the divorce. Every person who has been through a divorce should have this legal record. Occasionally, divorce papers are required to prove the existence of a marriage or divorce for a mortgage, veteran's claim or even a family event like adoption. When a divorced individual loses divorce papers, there is a process to get copies.

Following are procedures on how you can obtain a divorce certificate in Arizona.

Information which might help[edit]

Divorce records are stored and updated regularly by the state authorities. Divorce records may be procured by anyone who wishes to verify a persons marital status before getting involved with him or her. As marriage is a long-term bonding, it is better to double check your potential partner's history before accepting the person as your married partner. This is particularly important if you know he or she had been married earlier. It makes sense to find out whether the divorce was actually granted or not.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Divorce certificate is typically acceptable for proof of divorce or other legal purposes.

External Links[edit]

  • Arizona Department of Health Services:


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