Name Change

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Question: If i want to change my childs last name and there is no father on the birth certificate, am I the only one who has to sign?

Answer: An individual who wishes to amend his or her child’s birth certificate can do so through the Arizona department of Health Services. 150 North 18th Avenue Phoenix, Arizona 85007 General and Public Information: (602) 542-1025; Fax: (602) 542-0883 Information regarding amendments of a birth certificate can be found at their website; they provide information and instructions on how an individual can amend or correct a birth certificate. The department also suggests that an individual contact the department before arriving so the individual is notified of the proper documentation that may be needed.

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  • If i want to change my childs last name and there is no father on the birth certificate, am I the only one who has to sign?

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