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Detailed Information for: Marriage Certificates
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Updated: 1/29/2014
Description: Official Oregon record of marriage. This is the registry of all marriages performed in Oregon.

Marriage licensing itself is done by the Counties, not the State. It is typically handled by the county clerk's office. To see an example and more information, visit Marion County, Oregon; Marriage Licenses.

Similar Keywords: vital records, statistics, weddings
Statutes, Rules, Ordinances: ORS 432
OAR 333-011
Duration: Permanent record
Fees - application, exam, etc.:  $20.00 for the first certified copy and $15.00 for each additional certified copy of the same record requested at the same time. Note: Other fees apply for orders in person, by phone, on the internet, or for rush processing with express delivery by an overnight carrier. Fees are subject to change.

Orders requested by fax, telephone, Internet, or mail and billed to credit cards will be charged an additional fee of $12.50 for the first record. A non-certified fax copy can be sent for an additional fee of $15.
Responsible Agency: Center for Health Statistics
Fee Exemptions: Copy of vital record provided without charge for use in claims based on war veterans' benefits.
Prerequisites: Requestor must be eligible to receive the record under ORS 432.121 (Disclosure and certification of records and reports; rules).
Application Form: Marriage Record Order Form
Service Links:  County information (phone numbers, locations, Websites, etc.)
 Ordering Vital Records
 Marriage Record Order Form
contact Agency Contact Information
Required Documentation: Information as requested on Marriage Record Order Form (Form 45-13c in English, Form 45-13f in Spanish); proof of identification for in-person orders, express orders, and those mailed to an "in-care-of" address.
Additional Information:
  • Ordering on the Internet using VitalChek
  • To order by phone, call 1-888-896-4988
  • For information on ordering vital records, please see our Freqently Asked Questions page.

    Vital Records Office Location:
    800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 205
    Portland, OR 97232

  •   Agency Information
    Please refer to the Agency Website for further details and additional information.
    Agency Name: Center for Health Statistics
    E-mail Address: health.webmaster@state.or.us
    Phone: 971-673-1222
    Mail Address: 800 NE Oregon Street
    Suite 205
    Portland, OR 97232
    Website Information: http://public.health.oregon.gov/BirthDeathCertificates/Pages/index.aspx

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