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Estimated amendment order processing times are currently averaging (6) months. If you submitted a request and processing fee, the date your check or money order is cashed represents the verification of receipt. It also helps you estimate the time remaining before your request is processed. Requests are reviewed and processed in the order they were received. If there are any issues with your request, you will be contacted at that time.We are working diligently to reduce the turnaround times. If your request has not been processed after (6) months, please contact CHS.Amendments@oha.oregon.gov or call (971) 673-1147.We appreciate your patience, thank you.(updated 2/2024)
Under Oregon law county marriage offices have primary responsibility for issuing marriage licenses and certificates. Once filed at the local county marriage office, certificates are forwarded to the State Vital Records office to create a permanent statewide file.
All requests to change an Oregon marriage certificate must be approved by the county marriage office that issued the license.
If you know the local county marriage office has requested the Oregon vital records office to correct your marriage certificate, you may check the status of the amendment by emailing: CHS.Amendments@oha.oregon.gov.
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