Changes On Birth Certificate

Name and Sex Designation Changes on a Birth Certificate

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Starting January 1, 2018, people who were born in Oregon and who need to change their name or sex on their birth certificate to reflect their gender identity may do so by completing a notarized application rather than having to get a court order.

Status update: As of 4:00 PM on 01/10/2018, the Center for Health Statistics has received 14 notorized applications.

Read House Bill 2673 (PDF) at the Oregon Legislature website
Read the finalized vital records Oregon Administrative Rules (PDF) for implementation of the new law
Download the new Application to Change the Name and/or Sex on a Record of Live Birth to Support Gender Identity (PDF) form
Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions regarding the new law
Watch our YouTube video for a brief summary of the law and process.