Public Health

Vital Statistics

Births and Deaths in Linn County

Linn County Vital Statistics registers all births and deaths occuring in Linn County and are able to issue certified copies of birth and death certificates for up to six months after the event.

Birth records can be purchased by immediate family members - parents listed on the birth certificate, grandparents, brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren, legal representatives, or government agencies.

Death records can be purchased by family members, legal representatives, government agencies, or to persons or agencies with a personal or property right.

How to Order

In Linn County, orders must be placed within six months of the birth or death event. If you are not a relative, you must explain your reason for needing the birth or death record.

The cost is currently $25.00 for the 1st copy and $20.00 for each additional copy ordered at the same time. Identification is required.

The address is:

Linn County Public Health
2730 SE Pacific Blvd
PO Box 100
Albany, OR 97321

Telephone: (541) 967-3888
Toll-Free: (800) 304-7468

After Six Months

After six months of event, certificates are obtained from the State of Oregon Vital Records office in Portland.

The address is:

State of Oregon Vital Records
800 Oregon Street
PO Box 14050
Portland, Oregon 97293-0050

Telephone: (971) 673-1190

or for information on-line or (non government agency) where you can order certified copies of birth or death records.



Office Hours

Most office sites are open Monday through Friday:

8:30 a.m. to noon
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

You can contact us at the addresses and telephone numbers below or by e-mailing our staff.



Main Office   view map
2730 SE Pacific Blvd
Albany, OR 97321

Telephone: 541-967-3888 (Available 24/7 for communicable disease reporting call 541-750-0090)
FAX: 541-926-2102
Toll free: 1-800-304-7468
TTY/TTD: 1-800-735-2900


Office   view map
1600 S Main St
Lebanon, OR 97355

Telephone: 541-451-5932
FAX: 541-258-5704
Toll free: 1-888-451-2631

Sweet Home

Office   view map
799 Long St
Sweet Home, OR 97386

Telephone: 541-367-3888
FAX: 541-367-2407
Toll free: 1-800-920-7571

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