Apply for a Payday Lender Permit

Service
Each payday lender location within the cities of Portland, Gresham, or Oregon City needs a payday lender permit. These permits must be renewed every year and are all paid through the City of Portland.

The form should take roughly 15 minutes to complete.

1) Download and fill out the appropriate application

The permit fee is $1,500 per location for each city.

If you are located in the City of Portland, use this form:

If you are located in the City of Gresham, use this form:

If you are located in Oregon City, use this form:

2) Submit your application and payment to us

Write your check for any amount due with your applications and make it payable to 'City of Portland.'

Returned checks will incur a $35 charge (Returned Check Charge Policy)

By mail

Mail your completed Payday Lender Permit Application, all other required attachments, and payment to:

City of Portland Revenue Division
PO Box 8084
Portland, OR 97207-8084

In person

Bring your completed Payday Lender Permit Application, all other required attachments, and payment to:

City of Portland Revenue Division
111 SW Columbia St. Suite 600
Portland, OR 97207-5840

Contact

Huitzi Rios-Martinez

Regulatory Program Administrator

Location

Mailing address

City of Portland Revenue Division
PO Box 8084
Portland, OR 97207-8084