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Oregon State Vital Records is offering appointments
for in-person visits to ORDER vital records. 

Schedule your appointment HERE

In-person customer assistance to change vital records is not available. 

Find more information on how to make changes to a record here or contact the  Amendment Unit at

 Vital Records - Certification Unit

Contact Us
Phone Orders: 888-896-4988
FAX: 971-673-1203
TTY: 711

Call 971-673-1190 if you need help with:

  • Eligibility to order a record
  • Tracing an order's status
  • Referral of your call to other staff

Some full image records will not be available the same day but will be mailed or made available for pickup the next work day.

Record orders need to be placed by 3:30 PM to be received the same day.

Vital Records - Certification Unit
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 205
Portland, OR 97232

Driving Directions


Mailing Address
P.O. Box 14050
Portland, OR 97293-0050

Internet and Phone Orders:
The State of Oregon is partnered with VitalChek for secure online and telephone ordering of government-issued vital records.
Call 1-888-896-4988 to place orders by telephone - orders are taken by VitalChek 24/7

: For vital record events that did not occur in Oregon, call the state or county vital records office where the event occurred. Visit the CDC Index of State Vital Records Offices.

About Us

The Certification unit is responsible for issuing certified copies of vital records for events that occurred within the state of Oregon. Vital records are legal records documenting a vital event, such as a birth, death, marriage, Oregon Registered Domestic Partnership, divorce, or fetal death.

The Certification unit is part of Vital Records in the Center for Public Health Practice.​ View the complete Vital Records staff listing or search the Public Health Program Directory to see all programs in the Oregon Public Health Division.