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


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