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Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is located on the Pacific coast, with Washington to the north, California to the south, Nevada on the southeast and Idaho to the east. Oregon is the 9th most extensive and the 27th most populous of the 50 United States. Salem is the state’s capital and third-most-populous city; Portland is the most populous. Portland is the 29th-largest U.S. city, with a population of 583,776 (2010 US Census) and a metro population of 2,241,841 (2009 estimate), the 23rd-largest U.S. metro area. Oregon’s major industries include agriculture, timber, and technology.

Incorporating a corporation in Oregon

If you want to incorporate a corporation, Company Express will research the availability of chosen company name, prepare for you and file with the Secretary of State office all required corporate paperwork and obtain certified copy of filed documents, if it will be requested by the client.  We also will appoint registered agent for your corporation, as required by the state law, and will help with many of your follow-up corporate needs such as amendment filings, written consents, and annual report preparation and filing. You can find below some of the State incorporation requirements:

Corporate Name Requirements

Names of Oregon corporations must be distinguishable from name of any existing entity, reserved, registered or assumed business names. Company Express will research your company name to make sure it meets Oregon’s standards.

Permitted designations: corporate names must contain one of the following words at the end of the name:

  • Co.
  • Company
  • Corp.
  • Corporation
  • Inc.
  • Incorporated
  • Limited
  • Ltd.

Restricted designations: The use of the following words in corporation’s name will require approval by the state:

  • Accounting
  • BanCard
  • Banc
  • Bancorp
  • Bank
  • BankCard
  • Banker
  • Banker’s Syndicate
  • Bankers
  • Banking
  • Banks
  • Building and Loan
  • Capital
  • Commerce
  • Commerce Bank
  • Commerce and Capital
  • Commerce and Credit
  • Commercial Bank
  • Credit
  • Credit Financial
  • Credit Union
  • CreditFin
  • Finance
  • Financial
  • Funding
  • Interbank
  • Interbanking
  • Intercredit
  • Lending
  • Loan
  • Safe Deposit
  • Safe Deposits
  • Saving
  • Savings
  • Savings Bank
  • Trust
  • Trustee
  • Trustees
  • Trusts

Prohibited designations:

  • Cooperative

Filing Requirements

Please note, that we, at Company Express, will handle all required incorporation filing for you. The following information is presented for your information only.

Required documents: Articles of Incorporation filed with the Secretary of State.

Turnaround time: About 5-7 business days.

Follow-up filings: Not required.

Officers/Directors Information

Minimum number: At least one director is required.

Director qualifications: No provisions.

Appearance in articles: Director names and addresses are required to be listed in the Articles of Incorporation.

Annual Reports

Time to file: Oregon requires corporations to file an annual report on or before the anniversary date of the incorporation. The filing fee is $100.

Signatures: Only company officers are authorized to sign annual reports. Emailed or faxed signatures are accepted.

Filing extensions: Permitted. One extension of 45 days is allowed.

Forming an LLC in Oregon

If you want to form an limited liability company (LLC), Company Express will research the availability of chosen company name, prepare for you and file with the Secretary of State office all required LLC paperwork, obtain certified copy of filed documents, if it will be requested by the client.  We also will appoint registered agent for your LLC, as required by the state law, and will help with many of your follow-up corporate needs such as amendment filings, written consents, and annual report preparation and filing. You can find below some of the State formation requirements:

LLC Name Requirements

Names of Oregon Limited Liability Companies must be distinguishable from the name of any  existing entity, reserved, or assumed business names. Company Express will research your company name to make sure it meets Oregon’s standards.

Permitted designations: Oregon LLC names must contain one of the following words at the end of the name:

  • L.L.C.
  • LLC
  • Limited Liability Company

Restricted words: The use of the following words in LLC names is required approval by the state:

  • Accounting
  • BanCard
  • Banc
  • Bancorp
  • Bank
  • BankCard
  • Banker
  • Banker`s Syndicate
  • Bankers
  • Banking
  • Banks
  • Building(s) and (&) Loan
  • Capital
  • Commerce
  • Commerce Bank
  • Commerce and (&) Capital
  • Commerce and (&) Credit
  • Commercial Bank
  • Credit
  • Credit Financial
  • Credit Union(s)
  • CreditFin
  • Finance
  • Financial
  • Funding
  • Interbank
  • Interbanking
  • Intercredit
  • Lending
  • Loan
  • Safe Deposit
  • Safe Deposits
  • Saving
  • Savings
  • Savings Bank
  • Trust
  • Trustee
  • Trustees
  • Trusts

Prohibited words:

  • Cooperative

Filing Requirements

Please note, that we, at Company Express, will handle all required incorporation filing for you. The following information is presented for your information only.

Required documents: Articles of Organization.

Turnaround time: About 5-7 business days.

Follow-up filing: Not required.

Managers/Members Information

Minimum number: At least one manager/member is required.

Annual Reports

Time to file: Oregon requires LLCs to file an annual report on or before the anniversary date of the incorporation. The filing fee is $100.

Signatures: Only a manager or member may sign reports. Emailed or faxed signatures are accepted.

Filing extensions: Permitted. LLC can apply for an extension of 45 days.

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