Oregon Secretary of State

Annual Report or Renewal

An assumed business name renews every two years. All other business entity types renew every year. Your renewal will be due on the anniversary date of filing of the original filing. We send the renewal notices out automatically about 45 days in advance of the due date.

Nonprofit Type Member Information (Nonprofit Corporation Only)

​Nonprofit Type:
A nonprofit corporation must be designated as Public Benefit, Mutual Benefit or Religious corporation. This information is provided at the time of initial filing and cannot be updated during the filing of the annual report. Articles of Amendment are required to change this information.  

Members:
A member is defined as the person or entity authorized to accept legal service of process for the business. A nonprofit corporation must designate whether or not it will have members. This information is provided at the time of initial filing and cannot be updated during the filing of the annual report. Articles of Amendment are required to change this information. Visit our forms page​​ to select the appropriate form to amend.
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Business Overview

Business Name:
The business name cannot be changed as part of a renewal. For that you must file an amendment and pay its fee as a separate filing. Visit our forms page​ to find the amendment form for your type of business if you need to change the business name.​

Complete only the sections you are updating. Validation Notes will display for the few required entries.

Activity Description:
A brief description of the primary activity of your business. Examples: coffee shop, consulting, beauty salon, automotive repair, booster club.

Business Email:
This address is used (rarely) for certain types of notices, but not the regular renewal notice. (This will not be a ​public record.)

Mailing Address for Notices:
The address where paper notices from the Corporation Division will be sent, including renewal notices. This address may be a Post Office Box.

Daytime Contact: (Required)
The name and phone number of the person to call during regular business hours if there are questions about this filing. (This will not be a public record.)

Jurisdiction and Physical Location

Principal Place of Business:
Principal office address for the business; the address where the business records are kept. If the entity is from another state or country, this does not have to be an Oregon address.


Notification Options

Notification Delivery Options: 
Select a notification method for future renewals, and if email is chosen complete a name and the required address. ​(This will not be a public record.)​

Registered Agent Information

Registered Agent is an: (No entry is required unless there is a change.)
The person or registered entity authorized to accept legal documents for the business. 

The following entity types may be registered agents:
Business Corporation 
Limited Liability Company
Professional Corporation
Nonprofit Corporation

Oregon Physical Address  - Must be an Oregon street address
The Oregon street address of the Registered Agent.  This may not be a PO Box, commercial mail receiving agency, a mail forwarding business, or a virtual office.

Officer Information (Corporations)

President:
List the name and address of the current president. The address may be a post office box or a business address, and will be a public record.

Secretary:
List the name and address of the current secretary. The secretary may be the same person as the president. The address may be a post office box or a business address, and will be a public record.​

Member/Manager Information (Limited Liability Companies)

Members or Managers:
List the name and address of at least one member or manager, if none are yet listed. The address may be a post office box or a business address, and will be a public record. 

Partner Information (Limited Liability Partnerships Only)

Only address information can be updated on the annual report.  ​

General Partner Information (Limited Partnerships Only)

Only address information can be updated on the annual report. ​

Trustee Information (Business Trusts Only)

Only address information can be updated on the annual report. ​

Assumed Business Name (Update Information)

For the Authorized Representative and Registrant/Owner(s), only address information may be updated on the renewal. 
  
Counties in which the ABN should be registered may also be updated. 

To file an amendment to make a change that cannot be done as part of the renewal, visit o​ur forms pag​e. That filing will be completely separate from this renewal with its own fee if applicable. ​
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Business Resources

Register a business online using the Oregon Business Registry (OBR)​.

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