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Offender Information



Not all persons convicted of a sex offense are required to register in Oregon.

Further details can be found under the following statutes:

Chapter 163A -Sex Offender Reporting and Classification
​Not all persons adjudicated of a sex offense as a juvenile are required to register in Oregon.
 
Please refer to the laws below and contact the Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) for additional information.
If you have questions regarding whether a person might be required to report in Oregon as a sex offender, please contact the Oregon State Police Sex Offender Registration Section, your local law enforcement agency or an attorney.

​Not all Oregon sex crimes are registerable in Oregon. 

Please refer to ORS Chapter 163A.005(5) for more information:

(5) “Sex crime” means:

​(a) Rape in any degree;
(b) Sodomy in any degree;
(c) Unlawful sexual penetration in any degree;
(d) Sexual abuse in any degree;
(e) Incest with a child victim;
(f) Using a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct;
(g) Encouraging child sexual abuse in any degree;
(h) Transporting child pornography into the state;
(i) Paying for viewing a child’s sexually explicit conduct;
(j) Compelling prostitution;
(k) Promoting prostitution;
(l) Kidnapping in the first degree if the victim was under 18  years of age;
(m) Contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor;
(n) Sexual misconduct if the offender is at least 18 years of age;
(o) Possession of materials depicting sexually explicit conduct of a child in the first degree;
(p) Kidnapping in the second degree if the victim was under 18 years of age, except by a parent or by a person found to be within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court;
(q) Online sexual corruption of a child in any degree if the offender reasonably believed the child to be more than five years younger than the offender;
(r) Luring a minor, if:
      (A) The offender reasonably believed the minor or, in the case of a police officer or agent of a police 
  officer posing as a minor, the purported minor to be more than five years younger than the 
  offender or under 16 years of age; and​
​      (B) The court designates in the judgment that the offense is a sex crime;
(s) Sexual assault of an animal;
(t) Public indecency or private indecency, if the person has a prior conviction for a crime listed in this subsection;
(u) Trafficking in persons as described in ORS 163.266 (1)(b) or (c)​;
(v) Purchasing sex with a minor if the court designates the offense as a sex crime pursuant to ORS 163.413 (3)(d), or the offense is the defendant’s second or subsequent conviction under ORS 163.413 (3)(b)(B);
(w) Invasion of personal privacy in the first degree, if the court designates the offense as a sex crime pursuant 
(x) Any attempt to commit any of the crimes listed in paragraphs (a) to (w) of this subsection;
(y) Burglary, when committed with intent to commit any of the offenses listed in paragraphs (a) to (w) of this subsection; or
(z) Criminal conspiracy if the offender agrees with one or more persons to engage in or cause the performance of an offense listed in paragraphs (a) to (w) of this subsection.
**New Reporting Requirements**
As a result of the 2019 legislative session HB2045B was signed into law resulting in two new sex offender reporting requirements that go into effect January 1, 2021. For more information regarding the upcoming changes, please see New Reporting Requirements Notice.pdf for a brief overview, and visit Oregon HB2045 for full details. Federal law already requires that all registered sex offenders report international travel to their respective sex offender registry at least 21 days prior to departure from the United States.  Sex offenders report international travel by completing an in-person registration at any registering agency.​

Oregon Reporting Requirements
 
Please review Oregon Revised Statutes Chapter 163A for full details of the laws pertaining to Sex Offender Reporting Requirements. Please review ORS 163A.010¹ORS 163A.015¹ and ORS 163A.020¹​ for specifics pertaining to when a sex offender is required to register.
 
Brief Summary of Requirements:
 
Sex offenders shall report in person to any local law enforcement agency in the county where he or she resides.
 
Initial Registration for Oregon residents:
  • Within 10 days following discharge, release on parole, post-prison supervision or other supervised or conditional release.
Additional reporting requirements:
  • Within 10 days (up to 10 days before and up to 10 days after) the offender's date of birth.
  • Within 10 days of any address change (includes a move out of state).
  • Within 10 days of starting employment or vocation at an institute of higher education.
  • Within 10 days of stopping/changing employment or vocation at an institute of higher education.
  • Within 10 days of starting enrollment/attendance at an institute of higher education.
  • Within 10 days of stopping/changing enrollment/attendance vocation at an institute of higher education.
 
Initial Registration for offenders moving to Oregon:
  • No later than 10 days of moving to Oregon.
Additional reporting requirements:
  • Within 10 days (up to 10 days before and up to 10 days after) the offender's date of birth.
  • Within 10 days of any address change (includes a move out of state).
  • Within 10 days of starting employment or vocation at an institute of higher education.
  • Within 10 days of stopping/changing employment or vocation at an institute of higher education.
  • Within 10 days of starting enrollment/attendance at an institute of higher education.
  • Within 10 days of stopping/changing enrollment/attendance vocation at an institute of higher education.
 
Initial Registration for offenders who live outside Oregon and attend school in Oregon:
  • No later than 10 days after the first day of school attendance.
Additional reporting requirements:
  • Within 10 days of starting employment or vocation at an institute of higher education.
  • Within 10 days of stopping/changing employment or vocation at an institute of higher education.
  • Within 10 days of starting enrollment/attendance at an institute of higher education.
  • Within 10 days of stopping/changing enrollment/attendance vocation at an institute of higher education.
 
Initial Registration for offenders who live outside Oregon and are employed or volunteer in Oregon:
  • No later than 10 days after the 14th day of employment or vocation in Oregon.
Additional reporting requirements:
  • Within 10 days of starting employment or vocation at an institute of higher education.
  • Within 10 days of stopping/changing employment or vocation at an institute of higher education.
  • Within 10 days of starting enrollment/attendance at an institute of higher education.
  • Within 10 days of stopping/changing enrollment/attendance vocation at an institute of higher education.
**New Reporting Requirements**
As a result of the 2019 legislative session HB2045B was signed into law resulting in two new sex offender reporting requirements that go into effect January 1, 2021​. For more information regarding the upcoming changes, please see New Reporting Requirements Notice.pdf for a brief overview, and visit Oregon HB2045 for full details.​ Federal law already requires that all registered sex offenders report international travel to their respective sex offender registry at least 21 days prior to departure from the United States.  Sex offenders report international travel by completing an in-person registration at any registering agency.​

International Megan's Law: 
The “International Megan's Law to Prevent Child Exploitation and Other Sexual Crimes Through Advanced Notification of Traveling Sex Offenders” was signed into law on February 8, 2016 by President Obama. The law requires states to notify foreign governments when a citizen of th​e United States (who is registered as a sex offender for sexual offense(s) involving a minor) is going to be traveling to their country.

Resources for Information:
​The websites below provide additional information regarding the new law, including but not limited to: How to stay compliant with the federal requirement; who will be affected by this change; the new passport identifiers and potential travel restrictions; offender resources and complaint/appeal options; what information can/will be shared amongst agencies; and contact information for additional questions.
 
 
 
 

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Due to COVID-19, as of 3/23/20, there will be no in-person registrations, you must 

**REGISTER BY PHONE**


Contact

Sex Offender Registration Section
3565 Trelstad Ave SE
Salem, OR 97317
​​​Phone: 503-934-1258
sexoffender.questions@osp.oregon.gov​

Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday ​



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