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Vital Records - Certification Unit

Staff

Call 1-888-896-4988 to place orders by telephone
(Orders taken by VitalChek 24/7)

Call 971-673-1190 if you need help with:

  • Eligibility to order a record
  • Tracing an order's status
  • Referral of your call to other staff

 

Administration

Carol Sanders
Amendments and Certification Manager
Laws, rules, and regulations, including fraud related to record requests
carol.a.sanders@state.or.us
971-673-1178

Karen Rangan
Certification Supervisor
Problems in obtaining certificates or records
karen.l.rangan@state.or.us
971-673-1182

Ordering Vital Records

Karen Wagner
Intaglio paper orders
karen.r.wagner@state.or.us
971-673-1193

JoAnne Hall
In-person orders - counter assistance
joanne.j.hall@state.or.us
971-673-1159

Jackie Muir
Funeral home fax orders and billing statements
jackie.l.muir@state.or.us
971-673-1194

Kathy Cook
Heirloom birth record orders
Government agency verification orders
kathy.l.cook@state.or.us
971-673-1170

About Us

The Certification unit is responsible for issuing certified copies of vital records for events that occurred within the state of Oregon. Vital records are legal records documenting a vital event, such as a birth, death, marriage, Oregon Registered Domestic Partnership, divorce, or fetal death.

The Certification unit is part of Vital Records in the Center for Public Health Practice.

What We Do

Contact Us

Phone:888-896-4988 (To Order)
FAX:971-673-1203
TTY:971-673-0372

971-673-1190 (Orders Information)

Internet and Phone Orders: The state of Oregon is partnered with VitalChek for secure online and telephone ordering of government-issued vital records.

For vital record events that did not occur in Oregon, call the state or county vital records office where the event occurred. Visit the CDC Index of State Vital Records Offices.

Address

Vital Records - Certification Unit
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 205
Portland, OR 97232
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 14050
Portland, OR 97293-0050

Hours of Operation

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM