How to Get a Birth Certificate

If you need birth certificate for a baby born less than six months ago in Clackamas County, please follow the steps outlined below. If the event was more than six months ago or in a different county, order through the Oregon Health Authority. For more information, please contact the Vital Records office at 503-655-8406.

In-Person

Fill out the form

Visit the Vital Records office at 2051 Kaen Rd #367 Oregon City, OR 97045 to complete birth certificate order form. Note: You must provide a copy of your current photo ID. See list of valid forms of ID here.

Pay the fee

We charge $25 for each copy of the certificate. We accept cash, credit/debit card (Mastercard or Visa only), or check or money order.

Processing times can vary

Most people can expect to receive their certificate within a few weeks, although in-person requests could yield the certificate the same day.

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Through the Mail

Complete the form

Complete and submit a birth certificate order form and mail it to Clackamas County Public Health Department/Vital Records 2051 Kaen Rd #367 Oregon City, OR 97045. Note: You must provide a copy of your current photo ID. See list of valid forms of ID here.

English Order Form

Spanish Order Form

Mail the fee

Mail check or money order to CCPHD/Vital Records at the address listed above. Certified copies are $25 each. Do not mail cash.

Processing times vary

Most people can expect to receive their certificate within a few weeks.

In-Person

Fill out the form

Visit the Vital Records office at 2051 Kaen Rd #367 Oregon City, OR 97045 to complete birth certificate order form. Note: You must provide a copy of your current photo ID. See list of valid forms of ID here.

Pay the fee

We charge $25 for each copy of the certificate. We accept cash, credit/debit card (Mastercard or Visa only), or check or money order.

Processing times can vary

Most people can expect to receive their certificate within a few weeks, although in-person requests could yield the certificate the same day.

Contact Us
Through the Mail

Complete the form

Complete and submit a birth certificate order form and mail it to Clackamas County Public Health Department/Vital Records 2051 Kaen Rd #367 Oregon City, OR 97045. Note: You must provide a copy of your current photo ID. See list of valid forms of ID here.

English Order Form

Spanish Order Form

Mail the fee

Mail check or money order to CCPHD/Vital Records at the address listed above. Certified copies are $25 each. Do not mail cash.

Processing times vary

Most people can expect to receive their certificate within a few weeks.

Keep in Mind/Tips

By law, only immediate family members or legal representatives may order birth certificates for another individual. Learn more here.

Birth certificates are issued at the Vital Records office during the following dates and times:

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.