Arizona Five (5) Day Notice to Quit | Non-Payment of Rent

Download the five (5) day notice to quit for the non-payment of rent that allows an Arizona landlord to notify a tenant of their late rent. If the tenant does not pay the amount due to the landlord they must leave the property within the five (5) day period or else face a possible Forcible Entry and Detainer lawsuit.

The form will need to be sent to the tenant and have one of the individuals listed on the lease agreement to sign and acknowledge that they have received the letter. The five (5) days begins at the time the notice was received by the tenant.

How to Write

Step 1 – Download in Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word (.doc).

Step 2 – Fill-in the following:

  • Header Area – Address of the property and input the date when the form was written
  • Monthly Rent – Enter the total amount due to the landlord
  • Breakdown – Enter the breakdown of the past due including the rental period, late charges, fee for preparing and serving the notice, and any other charges. Once calculated enter the Total on the bottom of the page.
  • Date the tenant must pay or vacate the property
  • Landlord’s name
  • Check the box that states how the notice will be sent to the tenant
  • Landlord must sign the bottom of the page

Step 3 – On the second (2nd) page of the document will be the Acceptance of Partial Payment and Non-Waiver (Pursuant to A.R.S 33-1371). This needs to be filled-in by the landlord.

Step 4 – The form shall be sent to the tenant and if they do not pay or leave the property within the time allotted then they shall be in violation of their agreement and a Forcible Entry and Detainer case may be filed by the tenant.