Vital Records - Birth & Death Certificates

Obtaining Birth & Death Records

Certified copies of all birth and death records occuring in Klamath County are available at Klamath County Public Health for up to 6 months after the birth or death. After 6 months, certified copies can be obtained through the state vital records office, Additional information can be found online.

Photo ID is required when ordering a record For any additional questions, please call us at 541-882-8846.

Birth Certificates

The following information will be needed to obtain a Birth Certificate:

  • Birth date
  • Father's full name (if it appears on the record)
  • Mother's maiden name
  • Name (First, Middle, Last)
  • Picture ID bearing the same name as that of child, appearing on the certificates

Cost of Birth Certificates

  • Single copy - $20
  • Extra copies - $15 (same record, ordered and paid for at same time)

Payments Accepted

Payments accepted include cash, checks (payable to: KCPH or Klamath County Public Health), Visa or MasterCard.

Death Certificates

Records are available for the first 6 months after death. After 6 months, certificates can be obtained from the Vital Records Office in Portland.