How to register your business
Are you looking to start a business, find a business, or register a business name? The Corporation Division of the Secretary of State's Office can help. Secretary of State's small business registry
Independent contractor rules
Do you have a question about Oregon independent contractor requirements? The Oregon Independent Contractors can help.
Construction Contractors Board
If your business is licensed by the Construction Contractors Board, there may be unique workers’ compensation requirements. For more information, go to the board’s website.
Employer proof-of-coverage search tool
You can do a search to find out workers' compensation proof of coverage.
Employment law information
For information about employment laws, go to the Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) website.
Oregon preferred workers can provide valuable incentives for you.
Apply for a Preferred Worker Workers’ Compensation Insurance Policy.
Office for Small Business Assistance
Housed in the Office of the Oregon Secretary of State, the Small Business Advocate's core mission is to assist entrepreneurs who believe they have been subject to unreasonable or unfair state regulatory actions.
Oregon OSHA consultation services
To learn about no-cost, confidential services to help avoid safety hazards, go to the Oregon OSHA website.