Maintains and issues all vital records for the State of Oregon, including birth, death, marriage, domestic partnerships and divorce records. The office has birth and death records dating from July 1903, marriage records from 1906, and divorce certificates (not decrees) from 1925.

For birth and death records within the first 6 months of issuance, copies are also available at the local County Health Department. Domestic Partnership Declaration forms can be obtained by mail through the Center for Health Statistics or from individual County Clerk's offices.
800 NE Oregon Street
Portland, OR 97232
Eligibility: Birth, marriage, divorce, and domestic partnership records provided to immediate family and legal representatives. Death records provided to family members and persons with a personal or property right.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (888) 896-4988 Orders Hotline
  • (971) 673-1190 General Information
  • (971) 673-1203 Fax
Email Address: [email protected]
COVID-19 INFORMATION: Due to Covid-19, in person services are closed. See website for alternative ordering options.
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Walk in, call or visit website for information. Call hotline for order information.
Vital records may be ordered online, by mail, by phone or by walking in to any Vital Records office.
FEES: -Online orders: $43.25 certified copy, $25 for each additional copy
-Phone orders: $44.95 for one record, $25 for each additional copy
-Mail orders: $25 for one record (allow 8-10 weeks for processing), $25 for each additional copy
-Rush mail orders (send order form by overnight delivery and pay with a money order): $25 for one record, $25 for each additional copy
-Walk-in orders: $28 for one record, $25 for each additional copy
DOCUMENTS: Social security number and valid ID. Call about other documentation that may be necessary.
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish
AREA SERVED: State of Oregon
  • Birth Certificates
  • Census Data
  • Death Related Records/Permits
  • Divorce Records
  • Marriage Certificates
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