Corporation Customer Assistance

​Business Registry
​Business Registry ​Business Registry Online
​The fastest way to register your business name is online. You can also file by paper form. We have many resources on our website for you to use if you're not certain which entity type​ to choose.​​

Dissolving your business name is many times just one of the steps that you will need to take when closing out your business.

Complete the appropriate form​ for your business type and submit it to our office with the designated fee.

Check with state and federal agencies for requirements to close a business.​

Consult with local business advisory organizations for advice about closing a business as well as your CPA, attorney or bookkeeper.​​

​Renewing your business registry online is easy and fast. You can also print out your annual report and mail it to the address listed on the form. Simply go to our renewal page​ and enter your business registry number. You'll see the option to print your annual report.
​Visit our update registration​ page for details on changing your business name.
​If your business is eligible for reinstatement, visit our renewal page and enter your registry number. You will see the option to print the forms to reinstate your business. If you're unable to retrieve your forms online, contact us​ for help.​​
​​You can change your registered agent by submitting an Online Information Change Form​ or completing an information change form​.​
​You can add or change members or managers by submitting an Online Information Change Form​ or completing an information change form​.​
​​You can add or change the name and address of your president and secretary by submitting an Online Information Change Form​ or completing an information change form​.​​
Request a password reset by going to the Oregon Business Registry​ and selecting "forgot password."​​
​Your worklist will have all of the business registrations that you have filed online under the user name that you use to log in.
New registrations and renewals can be done online, but other changes must be submitted by using the appropriate form​. Limited Liability Companies and Corporations can update names, addresses and the business activity associated with their business by submitting an Online Information Change Form. For more information about updating business information, visit our Update Registration​ page.
​​Referral Information ​Copies and Certificates General Information

Employer Identification Number

  • For information, please call 800-829-4933.
  • For detailed information visit

State Tax Identification Number (Business Identification Number, or BIN)

  • The Oregon Business Registry is an easy, fast way to apply for your BIN.
    • Log In or Create New User account.
      Select Start.
      Select Payroll Tax Registration/BIN "Get BIN."​
      You will go to the Oregon Department of Revenue online system.
  • To get a Business Identification Number in person go to the Oregon Department of Revenue, 955 Center St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
  • For questions, call 503-945-8091 or 800-356-4222. BIN numbers cannot be obtained by phone.
​Copy and certificate requests are processed within three business days. Request forms​ are available on our website.​
​If you need a replacement copy of your notary commission certificate, please contact us​.​
Our office is located in Salem at 255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 151. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on holidays.
​If you need a document filed quickly, the fastest way is to send it via FedEx or UPS or bring the document to our office. Visit our delivery options page for more information.
​We update our website daily with our processing times​.​
Forms are on our website under the green Forms button.​
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​​​​Corporation Division​                      503-986-2200

 The Corporation Division contact center is open from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday (except state holidays)​​

​The Corporation Division is closed to the public. Please use our online systems to complete business, notary and UCC filings. Read more​