FEE CHANGE NOTICE: Effective September 1, 2021, the Oregon State Police Criminal Justice Information Services Division implemented a fee increase for Open Records. The fee for an open records check is now $33.
Print the Voluntary Adoption Registry web page to comply with the notification requirement per ORS 109.353. Provide to the court and DHS.
Petitioner and all adult household members must submit to a criminal background check. Per
Oregon Administrative Rule 413-140-0065, only a biological parent is exempt from a criminal background check. Results are submitted to DHS.
Petitioner and all adult household members (except biological parent) who have resided in Oregon less than five years must submit a FBI criminal background check. Results are submitted to DHS. View further instructions for obtaining a FBI background check.