You may purchase a certified copy of a death record either in person or through the mail. The event had to have occurred in Portland. And, you must show proof of a direct and legitimate interest in order to obtain this record. (Refer to the Eligibility Matrix.)
To order a certified copy of this record through the mail please click here to print a request form or write us a letter including the following information:
Full name on the record
Date of death
Photocopy of proof of identity
Your name, mailing address and telephone number
Number of copies ordering
Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope.
It is $15 for the first certified copy and $6 for each additional certified copy of the same record, ordered at the same time. Make checks payable to the City of Portland. Please do not send cash in the mail.