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Public Records Request

Public Records Law

Under Oregon's Public Records Law, the public has the right to inspect and copy certain public records. Examples of public records include data, meeting recordings, correspondence, investigations, etc.

Looking for a birth certificate?

Vital records are legal documents for events like a birth, death, marriage, divorce, etc.

  Request Public Records

OHA releases all available information in response to public records requests, unless prevented by state or federal rule or law. Many requests are finished in 14 days and most requests are complete in 30 days. Use the form on this page to submit a request for public records.

Policy and Fees

PDFOHA Public Records Requests, Fees and Waiver Policy

PDFDAS Statewide Fee Standards

View Recent Requests

View a list of recent OHA public records requests.

Make a New Request

Please note: All information entered in the request form below will become a public record and may be included in our online list of public record requests.

Release of Confidential Information about an Individual
If you are requesting the release of an individual's confidential records, such as medical or employment records, OHA must receive a signed authorization from the individual.

Download PDFauthorization form

Note: If you have issues opening this form, try to open it with a different browser. You can also download the form and open it with the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Contact Us

If you need assistance with a public records request, including needing assistance to fill out this form or access to information in another language, please contact us.

Keely West, JD
Central Operations Manager

Jeanne Windham
Public Records Coordinator