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Oregon Certificate of Good Standing

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HOW TO GET A CERTIFICATE OF STATUS FROM THE OREGON SECRETARY OF STATE

A certificate of good standing in the State of Oregon is called a Certificate of Status or Certificate of Existence. You can order by fax, mail or in person, but we recommend faxing. Normal processing takes up to 7 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $10. Expedited service is not available, however, in person orders are processed while you wait.

You can order

By Mail:

You will want to provide the Order Form including the business name, payment, return address information, specific request and a daytime phone number for any questions. You can request they fax the certificate back to you.

By Fax:

You will want to provide the Order Form including the business name, specific request and a daytime phone number for any questions. Faxed requests are usually processed within 3 business days. You can request they fax the certificate back to you.

In Person:

Requested documents can usually be provided while you wait at no additional charge. You will want to have your payment handy.

How much does an Oregon Certificate of Status cost?

To register as a Oregon corporation.

$10 for counter service and normal processing.

Is expedited processing available?

No. However, in person orders are processed while you wait at no additional charge.

Payment options?

Check, Money Order, Visa or MasterCard.
Make check or money order payable to: Corporation Division.

How long does it take to get a Certificate of Status?

Counter service: while you wait.
Normal processing: 3-7 business days, plus additional time for mailing.

How will the Certificate of Status come back after I order from the Oregon Secretary of State?

It will be mailed by regular mail, unless you request otherwise and provide a pre-addressed prepaid envelope or UPS/Fed Ex account number. Return service by fax is available upon request. Return service by email is not available.

Contact Info:

Oregon Secretary of State
Corporation Division
255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 151
Salem, OR 97310-1327
(503)986-2317 phone
(503)378-6520 fax
Email: BusinessRegistry.sos@state.or.us

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