Vital Records in Oregon

Vital records in Oregon are maintained by the Oregon Center for Health Statistics located in Portland, where they issue certified copies of birth, death, marriage & divorce records. Birth records become once they are 100 years old, which is the year 1917 and prior. Death, marriage and divorce records become public after 50 years, which is the year 1967 and prior.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that the Oregon Center for Health Statistics - Vital Records Office can provide:

Record Type Available From
Oregon Birth Records 1903 – 2017
Oregon Death Records 1903 – 2017
Oregon Divorce Records 1925 – 2017
Oregon Marriage Records 1911 – 2017

Find County Offices in Oregon

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County Year Founded
Baker County, OR September 22, 1862
Benton County, OR 1847
Clackamas County, OR July 5, 1843
Clatsop County, OR 1844
Columbia County, OR January 16, 1854
Coos County, OR December 22, 1853
Crook County, OR October 24, 1882
Curry County, OR December 18, 1855
Deschutes County, OR December 13, 1916
Douglas County, OR January 7, 1852
Gilliam County, OR February 25, 1885
Grant County, OR October 14, 1864
Harney County, OR 1889
Hood River County, OR June 23, 1908
Jackson County, OR January 12, 1852
Jefferson County, OR December 12, 1914
Josephine County, OR January 22, 1856
Klamath County, OR October 17, 1882
Lake County, OR October 24, 1874
Lane County, OR January 29, 1851
Lincoln County, OR February 20, 1893
Linn County, OR December 28, 1847
Malheur County, OR February 17, 1887
Marion County, OR July 5, 1843
Morrow County, OR February 15, 1884
Multnomah County, OR December 22, 1854
Polk County, OR December 22, 1845
Sherman County, OR February 25, 1889
Tillamook County, OR December 15, 1853
Umatilla County, OR September 27, 1862
Union County, OR October 14, 1864
Wallowa County, OR October 14, 1887
Wasco County, OR January 11, 1854
Washington County, OR July 5, 1843
Wheeler County, OR February 17, 1899
Yamhill County, OR July 5, 1843