To receive a copy of a DPS accident report and/or photographs from an accident, follow the instructions below and complete the provided form:
Request for Copy of Accident Report
Note: Please do not contact "Public Records" regarding Department Records.
Completed forms may be sent to:
Department Records Section
P.O. Box 6638
Mail Drop 3111
Phoenix, AZ 85005
You may send a request without completing the form, as long as the written request includes the driver's name, date-of-birth, date and time the accident occurred, the highway where the accident occurred, and the report number (if known.) The report number should be on the upper right corner of the sheet given to you by the DPS officer at the accident scene.
Copies of accident reports by mail must be accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope and the appropriate fee. The fee for an accident report is $9.00 for the first nine pages and $0.10 per page thereafter. Only complete copies of reports will be provided upon request. Photo contact sheets are available for $10.00, 8x10 photos are $4.00 each and, if available CDs and DVDs are $15.00. Requests (with appropriate fee) will be taken by the Department Records Section and the photographs will be mailed directly to you from the Photo Lab.
No cash or personal checks are accepted by mail.
Only business checks, cashier’s checks or money orders will be accepted for mail-in requests and should be made out to: Arizona Department of Public Safety.
You may come in person to request a copy of an accident report. The office is open between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at 2222 West Encanto Boulevard, Phoenix. The office is closed on all State Holidays
Cash, business checks or money orders are accepted for in-person requests.
Sorry, no Credit or Debit Cards