Public and Property Records, Licenses and Passports

Public records

Birth and death certificates
Get a certified birth or death certificate.

County archives (historical records)
Archival records are records that have been identified for permanent retention on agency records retention schedules, records that are included in the Multnomah County Historical Records Inventory, or records that were created in 1920 or earlier.

Locating records
Resources for records that are frequently requested and where they may be located, both within and outside of Multnomah County.

Public records access
Recorded documents & recorded Indices from 1965 to present available in an electronic format.

Law enforcement records

Sex offender lookup
This web site lists all predatory and other high-risk sex offenders who are currently on community supervision and are residing within the borders of Multnomah County, Oregon.

Sheriff’s booking log
Search booking information

Property Tax Records
Provides Multnomah County property account values and tax information


Pet licensing
How to get a license for your pet

Marriage licenses
Marriage license applications can be completed online at or at the Customer Service office located at 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 175, Portland OR 97214.

County domestic partnership
How to become legal domestic partners in Multnomah County


Passport applications
What you need to apply for a U.S. Passport