About Incorporation in Nunavut

About Incorporation in Nunavut. Corporations are incorporated provincially in Nunavut, according to the provisions of the Nunavut Business Corporation Act with the Nunavut Registries Office “Nunavut Registries”. Company Formations Canada provides fast and easy Nunavut Incorporation Service and provides all the documents your new Nunavut corporation will need to stay up-to-date and in compliance with the Nunavut Business Corporation Act.

Most Common Nunavut Incorporation Questions:

What legal ending should I use?

There is no difference from the legal standpoint of which legal ending to use, it is a matter of personal preference.

How fast are filed Articles of Incorporation processed?

Immediately. Nunavut Online Incorporations are processed Monday to Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (excluding holidays). Submissions outside of these hours will be processed the next business day.

Do I need a lawyer to get Articles of Incorporation filed?

A lawyer is always a valuable resource in terms of giving legal advice. However, a lawyer is not required to file an incorporation application in Nunavut.

Can I incorporate with a different legal ending from that on the NUANS Report?

Yes, when filing your Articles of Incorporation, you can select a different legal ending from the one you had in your proposed name.

Should I have a numbered or a named corporation?

This is a matter of preference, but generally, if you are planning to operate under your corporate name or if your corporate brand is important, then often a named corporation is better.

Is a corporate number the same as GST number?

Your corporate number is the corporate identification number issued by the Ministry of Government Services and is different from the GST number that is issued by the Canada Revenue Agency.

Do I need to register extra-provincially in other provinces if I incorporated in Nunavut?

This is not a requirement. However, if you wish to do business in other jurisdictions in Canada, you do need to file an extra-provincial license or registration in that jurisdiction.

Nunavut Incorporation Service

Company Formations offers fast & easy Nunavut incorporation service in just 1 hour for only $99 plus government fees.

Our Nunavut incorporation service includes:

Receipt and review of your incorporation information.

If you choose to incorporate a named company, we conduct a Provincial or NUANS prescreen search of your proposed corporate name and advice you if there are any difficulties with your name.

Preparation and filing of Article of Incorporation.

Personalized ByLaws

Personalized Company Minute Book

Organizational Resolutions

Register of Directors

The resignation of Director Form

Appointment of Corporate Officers

The resignation of Officer Form

Subscription of Shares

Share Certificate

Register of Shareholders

Consent and waiver for allotment of shares

Directors’ resolutions approving the allotment of shares

Consent and waiver for transfer of shares.

Shares Transfer Form

Directors’ Resolutions Approving Transfer of Shares


Notice of Organizational Meeting of Incorporators and Directors

Waiver of Notice of Meeting of Incorporators and Directors

Minutes of Organizational Meeting of Board of Directors

Waiver of Notice First Meeting of Shareholders

Minutes First Meeting of Shareholders

Notice to Directors of Regular Board Meeting

Minutes Shareholders Annual Meeting

Minutes Regular Board Meeting

Provincial-specific startup checklist

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