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​Our office is currently experiencing a high volume of filings with limited staff. To reduce wait times for processing filings, our Contact Center hours have changed temporarily to ​ 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, closed Wednesday through Friday. Email anytime at CorporationDivision.SOS@sos.​oregon.gov​​​ ​ or visit our office for same day service, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Visit our delivery options page for more information on the fastest ways to have your documents processed.​
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For filings or requests sent to us via mail or fax, please allow 4-6 weeks for your filing to appear in our business registry search​before contacting us.
WARNING:
The Secretary of State’s Office urges the business community, especially LLCs, to be cautious of a misleading mailer sent by a private entity, the company offers to prepare 2023 annual reports for a $95.00 fee. The mailer may appear to be official government correspondence, but the fine print makes it clear it is not. Click here to read more​. ​

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Register a new business, renew an existing business by filing an annual report, or reinstate a business that was administratively dissolved.

Corporation Division Services

​​Find a business name, look up a uniform commercial code or find a business form. Get notary training online morning, noon or night. Certify a public document with an authentication or apostille. Need help cutting red tape for your small business or nonprofit? Get help from an ombudsman.
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