Multnomah County Birth Records

Search for Multnomah County OR birth records. A birth records search contains information on proof of identity, proof of citizenship, name of the baby, date and time of birth, parental information, applying for a Social Security number, passport applications, name changes, receiving governmental benefits, requesting a birth certificate, applying for a birth certificate, and conducting genealogical research.


The Multnomah County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Multnomah County birth records. These birth records include birth certificates that list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. An Oregon birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for an OR driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services. Other birth records include demographic records on birth, which are useful for researchers, as well as records on birth that can be used for Multnomah County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Multnomah County Clerk Portland OR 1040 Southeast Morrison Street 97214 503-988-5274


Multnomah County Hospitals provide a variety of medical services to patients of all ages, including labor and delivery services. When a baby is born at a Hospital in Multnomah County Oregon, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Multnomah County birth certificates which list the baby's name, date of birth, weight and length, and the Hospital's name, as well as information about the parents. These ceremonial birth certificates cannot act as legal proof of identity in Oregon, but they may be a valuable source of information on an individual's birth. Hospitals also maintain demographic information on babies born at their facility, which may be accessible to researchers.

Adventist Medical Center Portland OR 10123 Southeast Market Street 97216 503-257-2500

Casey Eye Institute Portland OR 3375 Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard 97239 503-494-3000

Doernbecher Children's Hospital Portland OR 3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road 97239 503-494-8811

Eastmoreland Hospital Portland OR 2900 Southeast Steele Street 97202 503-234-0411

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Portland OR 2801 North Gantenbein Avenue 97227 503-413-2200

Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center Portland OR 1015 Northwest 22nd Avenue 97210 503-413-7711

Legacy Health System Portland OR 1919 Northwest Lovejoy Street 97209 503-415-5600

Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center Gresham OR 24800 Southeast Stark Street 97030 503-674-1122

OHSU Cancer Institute Portland OR 3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road 97239 503-494-7999

Oregon Health & Science University Portland OR 3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road 97239 503-494-8311

Oregon State Hospital Portland OR 1121 Northeast 2nd Avenue 97232 503-731-8620

Providence Portland Medical Center Portland OR 4805 Northeast Glisan Street 97213 503-215-1111

Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Portland OR 2801 North Gantenbein Avenue 97227 503-276-6500

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Portland Portland OR 3101 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road 97239 503-241-5090


Multnomah County Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Multnomah County birth records. Birth certificates, for example, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, and they also provide personal information about the parents. These Multnomah County public records act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and they may be required to apply for government services, receive a Social Security number, or apply for a driver's license or passport in Multnomah County Oregon. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Multnomah County birth records, such as demographic records for the entire municipality, which may be useful for researchers, and historical birth records that can be used for genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may provide online request forms for birth certificates on its website.

Fairview City Hall Fairview OR 1300 Northeast Village Street 97024 503-665-7929

Gresham City Hall Gresham OR 1333 Northwest Eastman Parkway 97030 503-618-2507

Portland City Hall Portland OR 1221 Southwest 4th Avenue 97204 503-823-4000

Troutdale City Hall Troutdale OR 104 Southeast Kibling Street 97060 503-665-5175


The Multnomah County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the Oregon, Multnomah County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Multnomah County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Multnomah County public records, which act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. Birth certificates may be required to apply for an Oregon State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Multnomah County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Multnomah County Health Department Portland OR 847 Northeast 19th Avenue 97232 503-988-3400

Oregon Health Department Portland OR 800 Northeast Oregon Street 97232 503-731-4031


Multnomah County Archives preserve documents of historic significance, sometimes as part of a larger library collection or a private collection. Local jurisdictions may also maintain their own Archives to store documents related to the area, which can include Multnomah County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Multnomah County Oregon. Birth records may include the name of the baby, the date and time of birth, the location of birth, and the identity of the parents. Archives may provide online access to some of their birth records.

Portland Archive Portland OR 1800 Southwest 6th Avenue 97201 503-865-4100

Portland Police Records Archive Portland OR 1111 Southwest 2nd Avenue 97204 503-823-0044

Portland Records Archive Portland OR 9360 North Columbia Boulevard 97203 503-823-4631