Oregon Secretary of State, Corporation Division

Rule Rule 160-040-0105
Methods of Payment

Filing fees and fees for public records services may be paid by the following methods.


Cash. Payment in cash shall be accepted if paid in person at the filing office.


Checks. Personal checks, cashier’s checks and money orders made payable to the filing office shall be accepted for payment provided that the drawer (or the issuer in the case of a cashier’s check or money order) is deemed creditworthy by the filing office in its discretion.


Electronic funds transfer. The filing office may accept payment via electronic funds transfer under National Automated Clearing House Association (“NACHA”) rules from remitters who have entered into appropriate NACHA-approved arrangements for such transfers and who authorize the relevant transfer pursuant to such arrangements and rules.


Debit and/or credit cards. The filing office shall accept payment by debit cards and credit cards issued by approved issuers. Remitters shall provide the filing officer with the card number and the expiration date of the card. Payment will not be deemed tendered until the issuer or its agent has confirmed payment.


Prepaid account. A remitter may open an account for prepayment of fees associated with summaries of records by submitting an application prescribed by the filing officer and prepaying the appropriate weekly or monthly fee per file, according to the schedule found in OAR 160-040-0107 (Fees for Summaries of Records). The remitter will be sent a monthly statement of the deductions from their account.

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Jun. 8, 2021