A company is incorporated in British Columbia:
- (a) on the date and time that the incorporation application applicable to it is filed with the British Columbia registries office, or
- (b) subject to sections 14 and 410, of the British Columbia Business Corporation Act if the incorporation application specifies a date, or a date and time, on which the company is to be incorporated that is later than the date and time on which the incorporation application is filed with the registrar,
- (i) on the specified date and time, or
- (ii) if no time is specified, at the beginning of the specified date.
After a company is incorporated under the British Columbia Business Corporation Act, the registrar must issue a certificate of incorporation for the company and must record in that certificate the name and incorporation number of the company and the date and time of its incorporation.
British Columbia Incorporation Service
Company Formations Canada provides fast and easy British Columbia Incorporation Service to Canadian residents and non-Canadian residents wishing to start and operate a new business in British Columbia and Canada: