Maricopa County Recorder's Office records DD214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty for veterans. By recording your DD214, you are ensured that if something happens to the original, you may obtain a certified copy at any time. Once your DD214 is recorded, obtaining a certified copy is a simple process which can be initiated by completed the necessary request form.
You can go to the website to download the Military Discharge Public Records Request Form, once it is filled out, signed and notarized, send it by mail or physically bring it to the downtown Phoenix or Mesa location. This service is provided by the Recorder's Office free of charge and includes 5 certified copies.