Order your Oregon (OR) Birth Certificate Online

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US Birth Certificates continues to offer its vital records application preparation services during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Many government bureaus are processing online and mail-in applications although they are closed to the general public. Turnaround times in government agencies may be affected during the quarantine.

Applying for a vital records certificate now is advisable since it allows citizens to secure their vital records as soon as possible.

Regardless of whether you need a certified copy of a vital records certificate for a specific need or to keep on file, complete your application today.

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Oregon Birth Certificate Application

A birth certificate is an important document that allows you to prove identity, age and American citizenship, especially when applying for a passport, government benefits, enroll in school, join the military, among other instances you will need a birth certificate

If you need to order a birth certificate in Oregon, you will need to request it to the state where you were born or directly to the county where you were born.

You may only obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate from the state where the event occurred. If you were born in Oregon then you may request a birth certificate from this state.

Here is how the birth certificate application works, step by step:

  1. Fill out the request form in all of its parts with accurate information
  2. Print out and sign the form
  3. Prepare the application envelope with the signed form and relevant supportive documents, as well as the application fee
  4. Ship the application envelope to the relevant government office

You will then receive your certified copy in the mail at home.

For a certified copy of your Oregon birth certificate, please complete our online form and follow the set of personalized instructions we provide to receive your authorized copy of your birth certificate.

You will be able to obtain a birth certificate from the Oregon (OR) vital records office or the county recorders such as the ones in: Multnomah County, Clackamas County, Lane County, Marion County, and the cities of Portland, Salem, Eugene, Gresham, Hillsboro.

Oregon Birth Certificate Replacement

Replacing an important document can be overwhelming. If you have lost your state Oregon birth certificate, or if it was destroyed, you need a replacement copy.

If you have lost or damaged your Oregon birth certificate, it is paramount that you obtain a replacement. That is because official birth certificates are crucial documents used to prove identity and American citizenship in a range of situations such as:

  • Applying for a U.S. passport
  • Signing a work contract
  • Obtaining benefits and other services
  • Enrolling in U.S. schools
  • Signing up for the U.S. military

Order a birth certificate in Oregon by completing our online form of the state where you were born and following the detailed instructions we provide with your application form. It only takes minutes and you can do it from the comfort of your home or office.


Who Is Eligible to Apply?

Birth records are restricted in Oregon. Only the following may apply for a copy of a birth record:

  • The person whose birth is recorded on the certificate
  • The parents or legal guardians of the certificate holder
  • The children (18 years of age or older) of the person named on the certificate
  • The spouse of the certificate holder
  • The siblings of the certificate holder
  • Legal representatives of the certificate’s subject
  • Individuals holding a court order stating their right to access the certificate
  • Government agencies on official business

Please keep in mind that in case you’re not the person named on the certificate, you will be asked to provide proof of relationship or eligibility to obtain the document. Depending on the case, this may be a marriage certificate, proof of guardianship, or a court order.

Remember that your Oregon birth certificate is an important form of identification used for life events like employment, getting or renewing your passport or driver's license, applying for benefits, and even enrolling in school or youth sports activities.

Oregon Birth Certificate Requirements

To obtain a copy of a birth certificate you will need to complete the application and mail it to your birth state’s vital records office. You will also need to prove your identity.

All those born in Oregon who need to request a certified copy of a birth certificate will have to include a clear photocopy, of both sides, of one of the forms of photo ID listed below, along with a completed application form:

  • State of Oregon Driver’s License
  • State of Oregon ID Card
  • Driver’s license issued by another U.S. State
  • U.S. or Foreign Passport
  • U.S. Certificate of Naturalization
  • Certificate of U.S. Citizenship
  • U.S. Military ID
  • Work Id (if applicant is employee of agency/company making request)
  • Alien Resident Card (Temporary or Permanent)
  • U.S. Employment Authorization Card
  • Citizenship ID Card
  • Tribal ID
  • Pilot’s License
  • Boating License
  • Concealed Weapons License
  • Ex-Felon ID
  • Inmate ID issued by the U.S. Dept. of Justice w/ following documentation:
    • Supporting documents from institution if inmate is still in custody
    • Letter of release from institution if inmate has been released
  • School ID (must include current school term)
  • Alabama Voter Identification Card

Applicants who are not the person named on the certificate must also provide relevant proof of relationship with the certificate holder.

Once your application package is completed you will need to mail it to:

Oregon Vital Records
800 NE Oregon Street, Ste 205,
PO Box 14050
Portland, OR 97293

Oregon Birth Certificate Cost

To request an Oregon birth certificate, you are required to pay the state fees. The cost to process a certified copy of a birth certificate in Oregon is $25.

Each additional copy will also carry the cost of $25. Fees are non-refundable. Please keep in mind that the state fees do not include shipping costs. This will depend on the carrier and service of your choice.

Oregon Birth Processing Times

Thanks to our service, you are able to request your birth certificates with ease, by avoiding long lines and without having to go to government offices. All you have to do is complete our easy-to-fill-out form and send it to the corresponding state vital records office. Once it’s processed, you will receive it in the comfort of your own home by mail. In most cases, birth certificate orders in Oregon are filled within 5-8 weeks. However, some orders may take longer due to peak request periods.

We recommend requesting certified copies of Oregon birth certificates early to avoid delays especially if certificates are needed for sports programs, travel documents and passports, school enrollment, planning for retirement and other reasons that may have a deadline.

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Oregon Vital Records Offices

Birth certificates in Oregon are issued by the Oregon Health Authority, Center for Health Statistics. Applicants can direct their requests to the central office or to their local Oregon county health department.

When deciding where to ship your application parcel, please consider that although local county offices may be further from you, these are often the quickest option since they receive a lower volume of requests.

Find below a complete list of offices authorized for issuance of official Oregon birth certificate copies:

FAQs about Oregon Birth Certificates

  • How to get a birth certificate in Oregon?

    The fastest way to obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate in Oregon is by completing the form online.

    • Fill out the birth certificate application online (click button to view form). Our experts will review your form to ensure it is mistake-free so that your certificate can be issued directly
    • Print, sign and pack your revised form with photocopies of a government-issued photo ID
    • Post your package to the Oregon vital records office with the required documents and fees

    The Oregon bureau of vital statistics will issue your official birth certificate and send it to your home address.

  • How long does it take to get birth certificate in Oregon?

    Processing time for a certified copy of a Oregon birth certificate can vary:

    • Mail-in orders take approximately 5-8 weeks
    • In-person applications usually require waiting in line, check the vital records office addresses listed above and enquire about opening hours

    To ensure quickest turnaround time and avoid your application being refused:

    • Fill out the online birth certificate application (available by clicking button above).
    • Our experts will verify your form to make sure it is error-free so your birth certificate can be issued directly
    • Follow our personalized instructions to receive your official Oregon birth certificate at home
  • How much is a birth certificate in Oregon?

    Obtaining a certified copy of a birth certificate in Oregon carries a state fee of $25.

    Birth certificate application fees must be paid when submitting the request.

    It is recommendable to order multiple copies of the same birth certificate at once, to keep on file, or for future use.

  • What documents do I need to get my birth certificate?

    To obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate in Oregon, you will need:

    • Filled-out birth certificate application form (available by clicking the button above). Our experts will revise your form to ensure it is error-free
    • Photocopies of both sides of a government-issued photo ID (see full list of acceptable documents above)
    • Fees paid
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