2011 ORS § 806.280¹
When certificate of insurer not authorized to do business in this state may be used

The Department of Transportation may not accept a certificate of insurance for purposes of future responsibility filings from an insurer that is not authorized to do business in Oregon unless the insurer is an eligible surplus lines insurer as defined in ORS 735.405 (Definitions for ORS 735.400 to 735.495) or a risk retention group as defined in ORS 735.305 (Definitions for ORS 735.300 to 735.365). [1983 c.338 §863; 2003 c.175 §9; 2009 c.257 §9]