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Oregon Vital Records and Certificates: Contact Information 


General Information

Address:
Center for Health Statistics
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 205
Portland, OR 97232
Fax: 971-673-1203
TTY: 771
To speak with an operator call 971-673-1190
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Mailing Address:
Center for Health Statistics
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 hours a day, everyday.

NOTE: 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.

Amendments Unit

Email: CHS.Amendments@oha.oregon.gov
Website: Vital Records Amendments
Fax: 971-673-1201
If you have questions that cannot be answered by using this site, please email CHS.Amendments@oha.oregon.gov or call 971-673-1147.
Please provide:
  • Your name
  • Telephone number
  • Email address
  • Name currently on the record
  • Date of the event
  • Amendment type 
  • Order number, if there is one assigned
An amendment specialist will return your message in the order it was received. 




Legal changes to:

Delayed registration of records:
  • Birth
  • Death
  • Marriage (Contact Registration Unit)
  • Divorce (Contact Registration Unit)

Home birth packets (unassisted)



Certification Unit

Email: CHS.VitalRecords@oha.oregon.gov
Website: Order Vital Records
Fax: 971-673-1203
Call: 971-673-1190 General Information

Ordering vital records (birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates)

General information about Oregon Vital Records 






Registration Unit

Email: CHS.Registration@oha.oregon.gov
Fax: 971-673-1201
Call: 971-673-1190




Support for completing birth records (for home births)

Support for completing death records for home burials

Social Security card inquiries

Home burial packets



Vital Records Statistics Unit

Email: CHS.Statistics@oha.oregon.gov
Website: Vital Records Statistics
NOTE: Center for Health Statistics staff can answer inquiries about Oregon's Death with Dignity Act
Send email to: DWDA.Info@state.or.us


Dashboards and data regarding vital event records reported in Oregon

Data use agreements

Amending the medical portion of a death record