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* Indicates that this page was last updated September 22 2015.

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Body Holds

Body Hold Notification Form - For 10 day, 24 or 48 hour reporting purposes  (Sample) (Word) 

Body Hold Notification Form - For 10 day, 24 or 48 hour reporting purposes  (PDF) 
Inspection Checklists
     Alternative Disposition Facility 

     Funeral Establishment  
     Immediate Disposition Company  
     Inspection Process for Licensed Facilities Memo 
Other Compliance Related items: 
Alternative Disposition Facility Procedures

Appointment of Person to Make Decisions Concerning Disposition of My Remains (Sample) 

Appointment of Person to Make Decisions Concerning Disposition of Current Decedent (Sample) 
Attorney General Opinion Related to Disclosing Investigatory Information (Opinion No. 8282) 
Cemetery Guidelines  
Cemetery Procedures 

Cremation Authorization Form Template​ (Word) 
Crematory Procedures 
Department of State Lands to be notified immediately upon the death of a person when it appears there are no known heirs or a valid will
          To Department of State Lands website:  http://oregon.gov/DSL/ESTATES/estates.shtml  
Disinterment of Cremated Remains Notice 
Domestic Partnership, Oregon law now in effect 

Duty to Report (PDF) 
Embalmer Apprentice Log (PDF) (Sample) 
Embalmer Apprentice Log (Word) (sample) 
Embalming Authorization Form (Word) (Newly Revised Sample) 
Policy of Requiring Embalming is Prohibited 

Embalming Report (Word) (Sample) 
Forwarding of Remains in the General Price List (embalming related)  
Found Unknown Remains on Cemetery Property Notification Form (PDF)

Found Unknown Cremated Remains on Cemetery Property Notification Form (PDF)

Funeral Service Practitioner Apprentice Log (PDF) (Sample) 
Funeral Service Practitioner Apprentice Log (Word) (Sample) 

Initial Facility License Application Process Memo  

Interment Authorization, Record of Interment, and Authorization for Scattering Services​ (Word) (Sample) 

Model Autopsy Consent Memo and Sample Form
Occupational hazards for the death care 

Oregon Military Funeral Honors Information  
Receipt for Cremated Remains (Sample) (See Cremation Authorization form template above)
Vital Records - Funeral Home Billing & Indigent Disposition Information 

Vital Records - How to Register Death Records

Who may sign a death certificate? Memo   

Who to contact when a patient dies memo​.  *

Oregon Mortuary and Cemetery Board
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 430
Portland OR 97232-2195
971-673-1501 - fax