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How To File An Oregon Corporation Amendment


Step By Step Guide To Oregon Corporation Amendments

How to file an Oregon Corporation Amendment:

To make amendments to your Oregon Corporation, you provide the completed Oregon Articles of Amendment – Business/Professional form and provide them to the Oregon Secretary of State Corporation Division by mail, in person to the Customer Service Desk or by fax with a Fax Cover Sheet. Original signature is NOT required.

Can you re-state the initial articles instead of filing an amendment?

No.  Oregon wants you to amend with the proper form and state the original article number(s) you are amending.

Are there any specifics you can or can’t include with an Oregon Corporation amendment?

You can’t change the entity name on this form.  Oregon form Restated Articles of Incorporation – Business/Professional is used for changing the name of your corporation.

How much does an Oregon Corporation amendment cost?

To amend your corporation in Oregon, there is a $100.00 filing fee required.

If the only amendment is a change for President/Secretary, there is no filing fee.

If you wish to receive a confirmation copy of your amendment or any Oregon business filing, add $5.

How long does it take the state to process an Oregon Corporation amendment?

Normal Processing by Mail: One week. In Person Processing: One day.

Fax filing:  One week.

How will the corporation amendment be returned?

Oregon will mail or fax you a confirmation copy of your articles of amendment, depending on how you filed.  They want $5 for this service.   If you furnish a copy and a prepared envelope, they are supposed to return it for free.

What state agency do you file an amendment with?

Oregon Secretary of State
Corporation Division
255 Capitol Street NE, Suite 151
Salem, OR 97310-1327
Phone:  (503) 986-2200
Fax:  (503) 378-4381

Can you change the Oregon Corporation officers, directors or shareholders on an amendment?

Yes.  If your only amendment is a change of President/Secretary, there is no fee.

Can you change the Oregon registered agent on the amendment?

No, you can’t change your registered agent in Oregon on the amendment.  File a Change of Registered Agent/Address form at no charge and save the filing fee.

Can you change the principal office address and/or the mailing address on a corporation amendment?

No.  You file a completed Change of Business Mailing Address form with no filing fee, unless you have other amendments also.

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