Collection agency registration
The division registers individuals or companies that collect third-party debts or repossess collateral, such as a vehicle.
How to apply
- Complete the Collection Agency application packet in Word or PDF and submit the $350 fee.
- Provide proof of current business registration with the Oregon Secretary of State.
- Provide a $10,000 or $15,000 surety bond, or irrevocable letter of credit in Word or PDF (see application and the Waiver Request for specifics).
- Provide a five-year work history and a completed and signed Criminal Background and Credit Check Authorization Form in Word or PDF for each owner, partner, or manager of the business.
Approximately six weeks before your renewal date, we will mail you a form with instructions on how to renew your registration. The renewal fee is $120. If you have questions or do not receive the renewal information please call 503-378-4140 and a receptionist will connect you to an examiner who can help you.