2017 ORS 60.707¹
Application for authority to transact business

(1) A foreign corporation may apply for authority to transact business in this state by delivering an application to the office of the Secretary of State for filing. The application must set forth:

(a) The name of the foreign corporation or, if the name the foreign corporation uses is unavailable for filing in this state, another corporate name that satisfies the requirements of ORS 60.717 (Corporate name of foreign corporation);

(b) The name of the state or country under whose law the foreign corporation is incorporated;

(c) The foreign corporation’s registry number in the state or country under whose law the foreign corporation is incorporated;

(d) The foreign corporation’s date of incorporation and period of duration if the period is not perpetual;

(e) The address, including street and number and mailing address, if different, of the foreign corporation’s principal office;

(f) The address, including street and number, of the foreign corporation’s registered office in this state and the name of the foreign corporation’s registered agent at the registered office; and

(g) The names and respective addresses of the president and secretary of the foreign corporation.

(2)(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection, the foreign corporation shall deliver with the completed application a certificate of existence, or a document of similar import, current within 60 days of delivery and authenticated by the official having custody of corporate records in the state or country under whose law the foreign corporation is incorporated.

(b) A foreign corporation need not submit a certificate of existence or document in accordance with paragraph (a) of this subsection if the official who has custody of corporate records in the state or country under whose law the foreign corporation is incorporated provides free access via the Internet to a searchable database that contains evidence of corporate registrations. [1987 c.52 §157; 2011 c.147 §4]

Chapter 60

Notes of Decisions

In General

Owner of corporate shares that does not meet defini­tion for “shareholder” does not have statutorily created inspec­tion rights. Yeoman v. Public Safety Center, Inc., 241 Or App 255, 250 P3d 411 (2011), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statutes (Ors Chapter 58)

This chapter as authorizing partnership of corpora­tion and individual; validity of partnership between a private corpora­tion and an individual when corpora­tion charter so provides, (1972) Vol 36, p 94

Law Review Cita­tions

Under Former Similar Statutes (Ors Chapter 57)

18 WLR 123 (1982)

In General

24 WLR 203, 257, 275 (1988); 30 WLR 407 (1994)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 60—Private Corporations, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors060.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 60, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano060.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.