Locating name change records depends on the reason the person in question has changed their legal name. If you are not looking for existing records and want to legally change your name through a court order, contact the Multnomah County Circuit Court at 503-988-3022 and follow the prompts for information on name changes.
Evidence will be provided by a certified copy of the document from the State of Oregon Department of Health Statistics.
After Divorce :
Evidence will be provided by a certified copy of the divorce decree from Multnomah County Circuit Court.
After Naturalization :
If a name was changed as a result of naturalization, the records could be in several different locations. Follow the link above to begin your search for naturalization records that show evidence of a name change as a result of naturalization.
Through a Court Order :
Multnomah County residents can legally change their names through the Multnomah County Circuit Court. Please contact the Circuit Court directly for copies of court records verifying a legal name change.
Key Contacts :
Oregon Health Division Center for Health Statistics
800 N.E. Oregon Street, Suite 205
Portland, OR 97232
Multnomah County Circuit Court
Multnomah County Courthouse
1021 SW Fourth Ave
Portland, OR 97204