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Instructions for filing a hearing request

Request a hearing

A request for hearing may be made by any writing, signed by or on behalf of the party and including the address of the party, requesting the hearing, stating that a hearing is desired, and filed with the Workers’ Compensation Board (ORS 656.283).

Requests can be filed in the following ways:

By regular mail
The completed request for hearing form can be sent by regular mail to:
Workers' Compensation Board
2601 25th St. SE, Suite 150
Salem, OR 97302

By email:

  • Download the request for hearing form PDF | Word.
  • Complete the request for hearing form and save it.
  • Address email to request.wcb@oregon.gov.
  • Attach the completed form to the email.
  • Be sure to "cc" the other parties and their attorneys to your email.
  • Send.
  • If your email transmission is successful, you will immediately receive an automated email reply announcing receipt of your request.
  • If you do not receive this reply email, repeat these steps. Double check that you have used the correct email address request.wcb@oregon.gov

By fax
The request for hearing form can be filed by faxing the completed form to Salem at 503-373-1600.

Hand delivery
Requests can be delivered to any permanently-staffed office of the Workers’ Compensation Board during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays). The office locations can be found here: Hearing locations

By WCB Portal
Registered users of the WCB portal can file requests electronically through their account.

Portal instructions

Contact

For​ assistance call:
503-378-3308​​

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