Oregon Probate and Estate Settlement
Requesting Death Certificates Department of Vital Records
Event: Birth or death
Cost of copy: $20.00
Additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time are $15.00 each.
Personal check or money order should be made payable to DHS/Vital Records. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (971) 673-1190. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the internet at Oregon Health Services.
The telephone number for the Oregon State Archives is
(503) 373-0701 and the fax number is (503) 373-0953.
Information on how to obtain copies is also available via the internet at http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/reference.html.
Remarks: State vital records office has birth and death records starting from 1903. Oregon State Archives has birth records for the City of Portland from 1864 to 1902 and statewide delayed birth records from 1845 to 1902; City of Portland death records from 1862 to 1902 and statewide death records from 1903 to 1955.
Oregon Vital Records
P.O. Box 14050
Portland, OR 97293-0050
Oregon State Archives
800 Summer Street, NE
Salem, OR 97310