Registering Your
Advance Directives

No matter where you are in the process, documenting and registering your advance directives is as easy as following a few clear steps.

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Married couple

I have not completed Arizona's advance directive forms. Help me through this process.

Not to worry—we are here to help. Click the link below for step-by-step instructions on where to download forms and how to get them into the Arizona Healthcare Directives Registry (AzHDR).

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Relaxed man

I have completed Arizona's advance directive forms and I want them in the registry.

Congratulations on completing your advance directives! Getting them into the Arizona Healthcare Directives Registry (AzHDR) will help make them available to healthcare professionals when they need them most.

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I have completed advance directive forms in another state, and I want them in the Arizona registry.

You’re not alone! People of all ages are relocating to Arizona to live here full time or part time (here’s looking at you, snowbirds). Getting your advance directives documented and registered in the state of Arizona ensures healthcare providers here can honor your wishes.

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