Death Records and Death Certificates in Arizona

Arizona Death Records

Arizona’s population was recorded 7,278,717 on July 1, 2019, a 13.87% increase since the 2010 United States Census. In 2010, the racial makeup of Arizona was 73.0% White, 4.6% Native American and Alaska Native, 4.1% Black or African American, 2.8% Asian, 0.2% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, 11.9% from some other race and 3.4% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race made up 29.6% of the state’s population. Non-Hispanic whites formed 57.8% of the total population

This page is created to provide genealogists and researchers an ultimate guide to the state of Arizona death records. Use the links and the tips below for Arizona death records, certificates, online tools and databases. Additional information on how to obtain Arizona death certificates is available below.

How to Find a Death Record in Arizona

Arizona death records search

This webpage gives you access to all of the online databases containing Arizona death records, Arizona death certificates, Arizona death notices, Arizona death indexes, and other related Arizona genealogy records.

Arizona death records free

Below are some of the most comprehensive resource for death records in Arizona.

Arizona Death Index

Arizona death records database

Links to Arizona death and burial indexes and databases are as below:

Arizona social security death index

The Social Security Death Index contains information on millions of deceased individuals in Arizona with social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Try the links below to search the index:

Public Death Record Arizona

In addition to the indexes and databases above, there are some other resources that gives to almost the same or might even more information about a deceased individual. Here are some to check out:

Arizona Death Certificates

How to get a death certificate in Arizona

Arizona began statewide recording of births and deaths in July, 1909, though the Office of Vital Records has collected many of these records from 1884 and 1887 respectively. Marriage records, however, are still recorded in the county Superior Court clerk’s office where the marriage occurred.

For birth and death records, write:

Arizona Department of Health Services
Vital Records Section
2727 W. Glendale Avenue
P.O. Box 3887
Phoenix, AZ 85030-3887
Tel: 602-255-3260

Arizona death certificates online

Use the links below to get death certificates and vital records in Arizona.

Arizona Death Notices

Check local newspapers and local online news websites which frequently publish notices. Use the link below for more information on Arizona news agencies.

Arizona counties for death record research

  • Apache County
  • Cochise County
  • Coconino County
  • Gila County
  • Graham County
  • Greenlee County
  • La Paz County
  • Maricopa County
  • Mohave County
  • Navajo County
  • Pima County
  • Pinal County
  • Santa Cruz County
  • Yavapai County
  • Yuma County