What is an Oregon Good Standing Certificate and why do I need one?

An Oregon Good Standing Certificate is a one-page document issued by the Oregon Secretary of State which includes information which indicates whether or not a business is allowed to legally conduct business in the state of Oregon.

A OR Good Standing Certificate is often required for loans, to renew business licenses, or for tax or other business purposes in the state of Oregon or in any other state. One of the most common reasons that ypu might need a OR Good Standing Certificate is to apply to do business in a state other than Oregon.

See our  Oregon Good Standing Information  page if you would like more specific information.

OTHER NAMES FOR A OREGON GOOD STANDING CERTIFICATE

  • OR Certificate of Existence
  • OR Certificate of Authority
  • OR Certificate of Status
  • OR Certificate of Subsistence
  • OR Certificate of Qualification
  • OR Certificate of Compliance
  • OR Certificate of Standing
  • OR Certificate of Authorization
  • OR Certificate of Fact
  • OR Letter of Good Standing
  • OR Letter of Status

Example of an Oregon Certificate of Good Standing

Example of an Oregon Good Standing Certificate

What does it say on an Oregon Good Standing Certificate?

I SECRETARY OF STATE NAME, Secretary of State of the State of Oregon, do hereby certify that COMPANY NAME is an Oregon Corporation registered to transact business in Oregon on FORMATION DATE. I further certify that all fees and documents required by the Secretary of State's office have been received and is in good standing as far as this office is concerned.

OREGON GOOD STANDING CERTIFICATE COST CALCULATOR

Priority certificate IN HAND in 1-2 business days

OR Company Options

CORPORATION

  •    Priority - $83.00 - (1-2 business days)
  •    Regular - $53.00 - (5 business days)

LLC / LLP / LP

  •    Priority - $83.00 - (1-2 business days)
  •    Regular - $53.00 - (next business day)

Delivery Options


  •    USPS First Class - free
  •    USPS Priority Mail - $10.00
  •    USPS Express Mail - $25.00

  •    Scanned email copy - $10
    (Included with Priority order)
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How much does it cost for an Oregon Certificate of Good Standing?

Total cost for an Oregon Good Standing Certificate depends on the type of company and how fast you need the Certificate. Choose your options on our Oregon Good Standing Certificate Cost Calculator to determine exactly how much your Certificate will cost. With our Oregon Good Standing Certificate services there are no hidden charges, surprise fees or any sign-ups required to get your Certificate.
*next and same day service for orders received before 1 PM Oregon time (excludes weekends and holidays). Priority price includes scanned and emailed copy of Oregon Good Standing Certificate and regular USPS delivery.

Need an Oregon Good Standing Certificate to register your OR Company in another state?

A Corporation, LLC, LP or LLP that is registered in the state of Oregon may require an Oregon Good Standing Certificate to qualify as a "Foreign Corporation" in a state other than Oregon.

A Foreign Corporation is a Corporation that is registered with a state agency, usually the Secretary of State, in one state and has the Authority to do business in another state. For example, a Corporation registered in the state of California that plans to do business in the state of Oregon is a "Domestic Corporation" in California and a "Foreign Corporation" in the state of Oregon.

Need an Oregon Certificate of Good Standing for an OR Attorney?

If you are an Oregon Attorney or if you need to find out if an Oregon Attorney is in Good Standing with the highest court in the state of Oregon, then you will need a Good Standing Certificate from the Oregon Supreme Court.

If you are an Oregon Attorney who plans to practice in the US District Court system then you may need a Good Standing Certificate from the U.S. District Court for District of Oregon.

Need an Oregon Good Standing Certificate for OR Tax Compliance?

If you need to verify that all outstanding tax liabilities for an Oregon Corporation or Oregon LLC have been paid then you need an Oregon Tax Status Compliance Certificate.

An Oregon Tax Status Compliance Certificate is issued by the Oregon Department of Revenue and is sometimes called a Tax Clearance Certificate, an Entity Status Letter, a Certificate of Account Status or a Tax Good Standing Certificate.

OREGON STATE CONTACT INFORMATION

OREGON BUSINESS SERVICES

GOOD STANDING CERTIFICATE INFORMATION FOR ANY STATE

Oregon Secretary of State

Oregon Department of Revenue

Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries