Registrations

Reduce the burden of registration compliance. A single destination to access the most extensive registration services across Canada and U.S.

Services are available in the following areas:

Business Registrations and Declaration of Registration

Register business names across Canada conveniently and efficiently. Immediately receive your registration documents. The simplest form of operating a business.

Cyberbahn allows you to register sole proprietorships, general partnerships, trade names, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, extra-provincial business name across Canada online or by attending the corporate registries.

Your registration documentation is reviewed to ensure government compliance and a proof of registration is issued upon successful registration. Together with the registration, we accept requests for employer health tax and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board applications.

Pursuant to the Business Names Act, if you would like to operate a sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, extra-provincial business name you must register the business name in the province that you will be doing business in. Also, if you would like to use any name other than your corporation name you must register a trade name. A trade name is any name different than your corporation name for which you carry on business. It’s important to recognize that a trade name is not a Trademark.

Some basic principles to keep in mind when registering a business name:

  • Business Names registered under the Business Names Act are “not protected” from use by other entities. Anyone else can use the exact same name to register a completely different business.
  • There is no limit on the number of business names that can be registered for each corporation
  • Depending on jurisdiction, some business names expire every 5 years and must be renewed. Business names expiry vary by province.

If you choose to file a business name registration, the appropriate Government office will provide proof of registration. The proof or registration will also form part of the minute book. Also keep in mind that if a business name is adopted, you may have to list the corporate name together with the business name(s) in legal contracts or documents. Let Cyberbahn help you prepare all applicable documents and additional forms in order to successfully register your business names across Canada.You can send us all your documents that you have already completed or require assistance with and ask us to verify and file them on your behalf.

Feature and Benefits

  • Receive immediate verification upon successful filing with the corporate registries
  • Validate all data based on the Business Names Act within the relevant jurisdiction
  • Verify all data to ensure compliance
  • Predictable fixed cost for transactional and packaged solutions
  • Receive updated information in electronic format
  • Ensure compliance beyond registration
  • All documents stored in one place
  • Tips and guidance to make sure it’s done right
  • Expert assistance/support

Business Amendments

Manage your new or existing business names. Track expiry dates and conduct changes quickly and accurately as part of the business name maintenance process.

Post business formation, there may be amendments, renewals and discharges that may need to take place to keep the business name compliant. Changes in business name, address, applicant or corporation attached to business name.

Use Cyberbahn to discharge or renew your business name and file amendments with the appropriate government registry fast and conveniently online or have us attend in person on your behalf.

Post business formation, there may be amendments, renewals and discharges that may need to take place to keep the business information up-to-date. The process for amending business names varies per province in terms of the necessary steps to take as well as the fees that may apply.

Business Names amendments can consist of:

  • Name Change
  • Address change
  • Change in applicants
  • Change in the corporation behind the business name
  • Cancellation
  • Renewal
  • Addition or removal of partners to a partnership
  • Cyberbahn will offer support leveraging three service levels:
  • Full service (fully assisted by our staff)
  • Partially assisted (blended support model)
  • Self service (Client self-service)

Let Cyberbahn help prepare or verify all applicable documents and additional forms to successfully amend, renew or cancel your business name across Canada.

Once filed with Government Services, the amendments will form part of the minute book and corporate record.

Feature and Benefits

  • Receive immediate verification upon successful filing with the corporate registries
  • Validate all data based on the Business Names Act within the jurisdiction
  • Verify all data to ensure compliance
  • A one-stop shop for all components of the lifecycle: business formation and beyond
  • Predictable fixed cost for transactional solutions
  • Offers a full-service supported solution to help with the post formation of your business
  • Receive updated information in electronic format
  • Ensure compliance beyond registration
  • All documents stored in one place
  • Tips and guidance to make sure it’s done right

For services in Quebec, please visit Marque d’or.

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