Forming a Corporation in Oregon
Every state has a different set of laws and regulations in place. So, in most cases no two states are the same. Due to that, you must be familiar with the set of rules present when dealing with Oregon State Corp Filing. If your state of choice corporation is Oregon, DOT Operating Authority can help you with all the details. There are many steps in the process. From what comes from our part, we will research the availability of your company name. Also, our company can help you prepare and file your Articles of Incorporation with the Oregon Secretary State. We can also assist with many of your follow-up needs such as amendment filings, written consents. Also, we can help you with written consents and annual report preparation and filing.
Oregon Corporate Name Requirements
In order to be a successful corporation in Oregon, your name cannot be confused with any existing names. You also cannot use any reserved, or registered corporate names. All in all, DOT Operating Authority is here to make sure that you get the perfect name for your Oregon State Corp Filing. We will also conduct full research and make sure to meet all of Oregon requirements.
Permitted Designations: There are several approved designations that corporate names can be followed by, which include:
Restricted Designations: There are certain words and phrases that cannot be in corporate names. And therefore are considered “restricted” in Oregon and require special approval. They include:
- Banker’s Syndicate
- Building and Loan
- Commerce, Commerce Bank, Commerce and Capital, Commerce and Credit
- Commercial Bank
- Credit, Credit Financial, Credit Union, CreditFin
- Finance, Financial
- Interbank, Interbanking, inercredit
- Safe Deposit, Safe Deposits
- Saving, Savings, Savings Bank
- Trust, Trustee, Trustees, Trusts
Prohibited Designations: Oregon does not allow the use of the following words and phrases in corporation names.
Oregon State Corp Filing Requirements
Required Documents: Oregon requires businesses to file Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of State. Therefore, by trusting us to form your corporation for you, we will file all mandatory documents for you.
Processing Time: On Average, it takes between 15 – 20 business days.
Reminder: Follow-up filings are mandatory. Corporations are required to file a Business Registration Application within 60 days of qualification with the Tax Commission.
When forming a corporation, it is mandatory for companies to have one or more directors.
Annual reports are not mandatory.