ORS 803.360¹
Domicile requirements for registration
  • exceptions

(1) A person may not register or renew the registration of a vehicle in this state unless the person is domiciled in this state, as described in ORS 803.355 (“Domicile” described). This section does not apply to persons required by ORS 803.200 (Residency) or any other provision of law, to register vehicles in this state.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, a person who is not domiciled in this state may register or renew the registration of a vehicle that:

(a) Is usually left within the state when the registered owner is absent from the state;

(b) Is used primarily for personal transportation within the state;

(c) Is a private passenger vehicle or a vehicle with a loaded weight of no more than 10,000 pounds; and

(d) Is not a motor home or a camper. [1985 c.305 §8; 2005 c.770 §3; 2019 c.312 §31]

Chapter 803

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applica­tion of Article XI, sec­tion 11b of Oregon Constitu­tion to fees imposed under this chapter, (1991) Vol 46, p 447

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 803—Vehicle Title and Registration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors803.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 803, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano803.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information