Oregon Statutes - Chapter 65 - Nonprofit Corporations - Section 65.707 - 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 its name is unavailable for use in this state, a corporate name that satisfies the requirements of ORS 65.717;

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

(c) The date of incorporation and period of duration if not perpetual;

(d) The address including street and number and mailing address, of its principal office;

(e) The address, including street and number, of its registered office in this state and the name of its registered agent at that office;

(f) The names and respective addresses of the president and secretary of the foreign corporation;

(g) Whether the foreign corporation has members; and

(h) Whether the corporation, if it had been incorporated in this state, would be a public benefit, mutual benefit or religious corporation.

(2) 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 it is incorporated.

(3) A foreign corporation shall not be denied authority to transact business in this state by reason of the fact that the laws of the state or country under which the corporation is organized governing its organization and internal affairs differ from the laws of this state. [1989 c.1010 §149]

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