Oregon Fictitious Name Registration & Renewal

Registration requirements for Oregon business entities

Business entities that plan to use a name other than their legal business name may need to register an assumed name. Assumed name registration can take place at the state, local, or state and local levels of government. State specific registration information is available below.

Initial Application for Registration

Agency:Oregon Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

New Registration

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$50

Is registration mandatory?:

Filing an assumed name registration is required for any person or entity intending to conduct business under a fictitious name.

County Level Filing:

Filing is not required at the county level.

Does registration prevent others from using the name I choose?:

Registration of an assumed name does not offer name protection.

Notes:
  • Publication of registration is not required in Oregon.

Renewal Filing

Agency:Oregon Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$50

Due:

Due by the date of registration every 2 years.

Law:

ORS § 648.010

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