To obtain a legal name change in Oregon, an applicant must submit a petition to the court in the county where you live. There will only be a hearing if the court tells you or sends you a hearing notice. The court will send a Notice of Entry of Judgement when the name change is granted, and contact the court to get a copy of the Judgement. (Or. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 33.420.
Applicants can petition for the court to recognize their name and gender change at the same time.
Please note: Individuals born in Oregon can change their legal name on their birth certificate without needing a court ordered name change. See below for instructions
For instructions on legal name changes for minors under 18 in Oregon, see NCTE's Name Changes for Minors in Oregon resource.