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Oregon Vital Records and Certificates: CHS Unit Contact Information 

Amendment Unit

Website: Vital Records Amendments 
Fax: 971-673-1201
Call: If you have questions that cannot be answered by using this site, please email or call 971-673-1147. 
Please provide:
  • Your name/Organization
  • 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:
  • Birth
  • Adoptions
  • Correction affidavits (for minor changes)
  • Court ordered changes
  • Gender identity support
  • Paternity (Acknowledgment of Paternity)
  • Filiations (court ordered paternity)
  • Death (amending the personal portion of a death record)
  • Marriage (all requests must go through the county office that issued the license)
  • Divorce (all requests must go through the court that approved the divorce judgment)
Delayed registration of records:
  • Birth
  • Death
  • Marriage (Contact Registration Unit)
  • Divorce (Contact Registration Unit)
Home birth packets (unassisted)

Certification Unit


Website: Order Vital Records

Fax: 971-673-1203

Call: 971-673-1190

Ordering Intaglio paper (see order form for directions)
Voiding Intaglio paper (email only)
Funeral Home Orders (fax) (use email below for order requests)

Child Welfare orders (fax & email)
Government and federal verifications (email or fax)
General inquiry (x1190 and email)
Correctional facility orders (email only)


Website: OVERS, Oregon's Vital Records System 
Fax: 971-673-1201
  • OVERS Enrollment Forms and Supporting Documents

Call: 971-673-0279 OVERS Help Desk

OVERS Help Desk
  • Technical support and assistance is available Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

OVERS account maintenance
  • New user enrollment forms or changes to existing user accounts

Partner Services Unit

Fax: 971-673-1202

Set up individual or team trainings for OVERS
County Liaison questions:
  • Eligibility to issue vital records
  • Vital records laws
  • County Triennial Reviews
  • County Registrar and Deputy Registrar Commission
Suggestions for CHS newsletter articles, Matters of Record

Registration Unit

Website: Records Management 
Fax: 971-673-1201
Call: 971-673-1190

Home burial packets
Support for completing birth records

Support for completing death records

Ordering supplies (forms, blank paper birth/death, death tags, etc.)

Monthly Report of Death 

Birth and Death records status inquiry 

County marriage and divorce inquiries 
Disinterment permits 

High risk birth forms 

ITOP entry assistance 

Social Security card inquiries

Vital Statistics Unit

Website: Vital Records Statistics
NOTE: Center for Health Statistics staff can answer inquiries about Oregon's Death with Dignity Act.

Send email

Dashboards and data regarding vital event records reported in Oregon 

Data use agreements 

Amending the medical portion of a death record

General Information

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.