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Steve Druckenmiller
Linn County Clerk

Derrick Sterling
Supervisor of Elections

Marcie Richey
Chief Deputy Clerk

Sean Wilson
Supervisor of Records

     
     

Notice: Declaration of Oregon Registered Domestic Partnerships are issued between the hours of 9:00AM and 4:00PM by appointment only.

Requirements for Registering a Declaration of Oregon Registered Domestic Partnerships

 

          1. The fee for the Declaration of Oregon Registered Domestic Partnerships is $50.00 with an additional $5.00 Notary Public fee per signature/person.  Cash is required at the time the Domestic Partnership is registered.  (No checks, credit or debit cards)
          2. Both partners must be at least 18 years old to register a Declaration of Oregon Registered Domestic Partnerships.
          3. Both partners must be present with valid picture ID at the time of registering their partnership.  One individual has to be a Linn County resident.  A valid driver’s license works great.
          4. No blood tests or physical exams are required.
          5. Our office provides without charge a certified copy of the Declaration of Oregon Registered Domestic Partnerships once filed with the County Clerk, additional certified copies can be purchased for $7.75 by the parties to the partnership.
          6. The Declaration of Oregon Registered Domestic Partnerships is a Public Record.
          7. Items 20-25 of the Domestic Partnership forms are for statistical purposes only.  They do not appear on the certified record.  These items are optional.  Enter “REFUSED” for each item that you do not complete. 
          8. To answer item 24, enter the category that best describes the highest degree or level of school completed.  Report only those years of school that were completed.
          9. To answer item 25, enter the current occupation of each individual at the time registering the Domestic Partnership with this office.
          10. Upon entering a domestic partnership, either individual may retain the individual’s prior surname, or either individual may change their last name to their partner’s last name.
          11. For additional information see attached “Frequently Asked Questions”, or visit http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/ph/chs/order/docs/dpfaqnewfinal3.pdf
          12. Declaration of Oregon Registered Domestic Partnerships will be issued from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., by appointment only. At least one of the applicants needs to be a Linn County resident.  Our office hours are 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday; our office is open during the lunch hour.