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Oregon Secretary of State | Business Entity Search

The Oregon Secretary of State business entity search engine is available online whenever a public user wishes to check the name availability for a business or to gain its public records. By utilizing either the standard or advanced search options, users can view an Oregon entity’s records and basic details online. There is no fee for this service as it is provided for the use of the public.


Business Entity Search

1. Go To The Oregon Secretary of State Business Entity Search Engine

2. Determine And Engage The Oregon Business Search 

Notice the search page options. You must type in an Oregon business name (or part of it) into the search box then push the “Search” button with your mouse.

You must select “Business Name Search” to apply filters and run an advanced query. 

To run an advanced search, input the Oregon business name in question, then use the radio buttons to set the parameters for this search. After these tasks are complete, locate and select “Search.”

  • Business Name
  • Registry Number
  • Search For Business Name
  • Search Methods (More Restrictive To Less Restrictive
  • Business Name Availability Check. Very Restrictive. Positional Only (As Keyed).
  • Exact Words In Exact Word Order. (Only. As Keyed) Fastest.
  • Exact Words In Exact Word Order (Followed By Anything Else)
  • Exact Words In Any Word Order

3. Confirm The Oregon Business Name Status

The Oregon business names that match your search parameters can be reviewed in a table. Look through the sixth column for the Oregon business name.

Select the Oregon business by its name or registry identification number to access its details page. 

4. Obtain The Oregon Business’s Name And Current Status

Select any additional actions you may wish to take from the first row.

  • New Search
  • Print Friendly

Review the first few rows making up the first section.

  • Registry NBR
  • Entity Type
  • Entity Status
  • Jurisdiction
  • Registry Date
  • Next Renewal Date
  • Renewal Due
  • Entity Name
  • Foreign Name
  • Affidavit

You can view the parties involved using the next section. Notice that each such party is presented in its own section.

  • Type
  • Addr 1
  • Addr 2
  • CSZ
  • Country

If you are seeking to find the previous names of the Oregon business entity, then direct your attention to the following section.

  • Name History
  • Business Entity Name
  • Name Type
  • Name Status
  • Start Date
  • End Date

In addition to the involved parties, you should look through the final section to obtain a basic history of the Oregon business.

  • Summary History
  • Image Available
  • Action
  • Transaction Date
  • Effective Date
  • Status
  • Name/Agent Change
  • Counties
  • Counties Filed