Streamlining Your Expansion Across Canada: A Guide to Extra-Provincial Registration

Looking to expand your Canadian business to a new province? This guide simplifies the process of obtaining a Certificate of Registration as an extra-provincial company for Canadian corporations incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA). We’ll also explain the benefits of using a registered agent service to ensure legal compliance across Canada.

What is Extra-Provincial Registration?

Canadian corporations registered under the CBCA that operate outside their home province need to register as extra-provincial corporations in each province where they conduct business. This registration allows them to operate legally within that province and comply with local regulations.

Benefits of a Registered Agent Service

While you can manage the extra-provincial registration process yourself, using a registered agent service offers several advantages:

Expertise & Efficiency: Registered agents specialize in business registration and compliance across provinces. They ensure the process is completed accurately and efficiently in each jurisdiction, saving you time and effort.
Ongoing Support: A registered agent acts as your official representative in each province you register in. They receive and forward legal documents to your head office, keeping you informed.
Peace of Mind: Registered agents stay up-to-date on provincial regulations, ensuring your company remains compliant in all registered provinces.

Our Services

We offer a comprehensive registered agent service package to simplify your Canadian expansion:

Extra-Provincial Registration: We handle the entire registration process in each province you choose to operate in, filing the necessary paperwork with the respective provincial Companies Office.
Registered Agent Services: We act as your official representative in each registered province, receiving and forwarding legal documents to your head office.

Costs Involved

There are two sets of fees associated with extra-provincial registration in each province:

Government Fees: These fees cover processing and registration costs charged by the provincial government.
Company Formations Fee: This is our service fee for handling the registration process on your behalf.
The specific government fees vary by province. We recommend contacting us for a quote tailored to your specific expansion plans.

Next Steps

Ready to streamline your Canadian expansion? Contact us today! We’ll guide you through the extra-provincial registration process in your chosen provinces, collect the necessary documents, and ensure your company operates legally.

Contact Us

If you have any general questions, feedback or other inquiries, contact us and a customer service representative will gladly assist you.

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