Fastest - Online Registration
Online filing is the fastest way to register or renew your business registration.
Business registrations submitted through our online systems are processed on the same or next business day.
Fast - In-Person Counter Service
Our office is open to the public from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday excluding holidays. Be sure to watch for notifications at the top of our website for any changes to our hours.
Arrive by 4:00 p.m. to ensure same day processing. Some requests may take longer and are not able to be completed the same day.
Public Service Building
255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 151
Salem OR 97310
Slower - Mailed Registrations
Please allow time for mail delivery and 6-8 weeks for processing and acknowledgment of mailed business registration forms.
U.S. Postal Service Express Mail and Priority Mail don't deliver directly to our Public Service Counter and are processed as regular mailed registrations.
About Expedited Shipping
You can get expedited shipping by sending your documents through FedEx. The FedEx ShipManager demonstrates how to fill out your airbill online. This is the best way to ensure your packages get to your destination quickly.
FedEx has a scheduled pick-up at our office each weekday. If your document includes a pre-paid airbill (not shipping labels with hand written account numbers) for return, as a courtesy we can hand it to the FedEx courier. Hand written airbills will not be processed in our office. We will mail documents back by regular mail if a hand written airbill is included.
Use expedited shipping to ensure your documents arrive to your international destination timely. If a prepaid airbill (not shipping labels with hand written account numbers) from FedEx, UPS or DHL is not provided, the documents will be sent via regular mail. Receipt of your documents may be at risk due to the reliability of the destination country's postal system. International customers may want to consider alternative mailing arrangements if FedEx, UPS or DHL are not available.