2011 ORS § 731.374¹
Exemptions to certificate of authority requirement
A certificate of authority is not required of an insurer with respect to the following:
(1) Transactions pursuant to surplus lines coverages lawfully written under the Insurance Code.
(2) Reinsurance, when transacted by an insurer duly authorized by its state of domicile to transact the class of insurance involved. [1967 c.359 §78]