Application for Authority to Transact Business - Corporation Form Instructions

​The instructions are listed in numerical order to align with the form. 

The name of a corporation must be written in the alphabet used to write the English language and may include Arabic and Roman numerals and incidental punctuation.

Select the appropriate business type:

BUSINESS CORPORATION (Complete items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11)



  1. NAME OF THE CORPORATION: Must be identical to the name on record in home jurisdiction.

  2. REGISTRY NUMBER IN HOME JURISDICTION: Provide a web-verifiable registry number from the entity's home jurisdiction. Otherwise, attach a certificate of existence from the home jurisdiction. Certificates must be current within 60 days. Certain states, such as Delaware and New Jersey, do not provide status information online. Entities from such places must instead attach an official certificate of existence.

  3. DATE OF INCORPORATION: Date incorporated in home jurisdiction. DURATION, IF NOT PERPETUAL: Enter date if applicable.


  5. ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL OFFICE OF THE BUSINESS: Physical street address. The principal office may not be a commercial mail receiving agency, a mail forwarding business or a virtual office.

  6. REGISTERED AGENT: Name of the person who is going to accept legal service for this business.

  7. OREGON STREET ADDRESS OF THE REGISTERED AGENT: The address must be in Oregon and must match the address of the registered agent's business office. The registered office may not be a commercial mail receiving agency, a mail forwarding business or a virtual office.

  8. ADDRESS FOR MAILING NOTICES: Mailing address.

  9. NAME AND ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY: List the names of the individuals who are the president and secretary of the corporation.

  10. PROFESSIONAL SERVICES: (Indicate the professional service (s) and other commercial service (s) to be provided by the corporation.) (Professional Corporation only)

  11. EXECUTION / SIGNATURE OF EACH PERSON WHO IS FORMING THIS BUSINESS: (Incorporator) Signer must declare as authorized signer, under penalty of perjury, that this document does not conceal fraudulently, fraudulently alters or misrepresents the identity of the person or any official, director, employee or agent of the corporation. This document has been examined and true, correct and complete. Making false statements in this document is against the law and can be penalized with fines, imprisonment or both.​

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