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Collection Agencies

Oregon Revised Statute 697.005 - 697.115

Any person collecting third-party debts or acting as a repossessor of collateral due to another person must be registered as a collection agency. A $10,000 surety bond or irrevocable letter of credit is required for registration.

As of March 31, 2014, Oregon has 816 registered collection agencies.



Information for filing a complaint against a collection agency

If you have issues with the manner in which a collection agency is attempting to collect a debt from you, please click here to submit your complaint to the Department of Justice Financial Fraud.

If you have assigned accounts to a collection agency for recovery of debt and wish to file a complaint, please click here.