File an Initial Return or Notice of Change by an Extra-Provincial Corporation (Domestic or Federal)

This Corporations Information Act (CIA) form must be filed by an Extra-Provincial Domestic, Federal or Foreign non-profit Corporation that wishes to carry on business in Ontario.

SKU: Filings-IR-NOC-EP-Corp Category:

Description

This form must be completed by an Extra-provincial,  Federal, or Foreign non-share Corporation to carry on business in Ontario.

INITIAL RETURN

A corporation that has obtained an Extra–Provincial licence under the Extra-Provincial Corporations Act must file an Initial Return under the CIA within 60 days after the date the corporation begins to carry on business in Ontario.

NOTICE OF CHANGE

After an Initial Return has been filed by the corporation, if there are any changes to the information filed, such as the registered or head office address, chief officer or manager in Ontario, agent for service, North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) primary activity code and administrative information (e.g., official email address ), a Notice of Change must be filed within 15 days after the change takes place.

 

Technical Specs

Extra-provincial corporations listed below must complete this form:
• a corporation incorporated outside the province of Ontario
• a corporation incorporated federally, or
• a foreign non-profit corporation

Filing Type:
Select whether this filing is for an Initial Return, Notice of Change or Annual Return.

Corporation Information: 
Enter the corporation name, Ontario Corporation Number (OCN), company key* and the official email address of the extra-provincial corporation.  If the company key is not available enter ‘0’s.

The corporation name must be as it appears on the original certificate of incorporation, or as it appears on the most recent articles of amendment if the name was changed.

Contact Information:
Please enter the full name, telephone number and email address of the contact person. This will not be shown on the public record. The ministry will contact this person for any questions related to this filing.

Commenced Activity in Ontario:
If this filing is for an initial return, indicate when the corporation commenced activity in Ontario.
If this filing is for a notice of change and the corporation has not previously reported the date the corporation commenced activity in Ontario. Indicate it here. Otherwise, leave this blank.

Ceased Activity in Ontario:
If the corporation ceased to carry on business in Ontario, indicate the date the corporation ceased activity.

Primary Activity Code:
If you are filing an Initial Return and the primary activity has not changed, indicate the information which is currently on record with the ministry. If the corporation does not have a primary activity on file with the ministry, please indicate a new one. If the primary activity is being changed, indicate the new primary activity code.

If you are filing a Notice of Change or Annual Return and the primary activity is being changed, indicate the new primary activity code; otherwise, leave it blank.

Official Email Address:
If this filing is for an Initial Return, indicate the official email address of the corporation.
If this filing is for a Notice of Change and the official email address is being changed, indicate the new official email; otherwise, leave this blank.

Registered or Head Office Address in Ontario
If this filing is for an Initial Return, indicate the information which is currently on record with the ministry or if this has changed, provide the new information.
If this filing is for a Notice of Change or Annual Return and the registered or head office address is being changed, indicate the new registered or head office address; otherwise, leave this field blank.

Principal Place of Business in Ontario:
If this filing is for an Initial Return, indicate the information which is currently on record with the ministry or if this has changed, provide the new one.
If this filing is for a Notice of Change or Annual Return and the principal place of business address is being changed, indicate the new one; otherwise, leave it blank.

Chief Officer or Manager in Ontario

Initial Return
If this filing is for an initial return, provide the information for the Chief Officer or Manager in Ontario, if any.
Notice of Change
Indicate your response to the question “Does the corporation have a chief officer or manager in Ontario?” by selecting “Yes” or “No”. If “Yes”, please provide the full name and address for service of the individual. If “No”, and you had already provided a chief officer or manager, this individual will no longer be shown as chief officer or manager in Ontario.

Certification:
Enter the name of the person authorizing the filing. This must be a director, officer or other individual having knowledge of the affairs of the corporation. The name of the individual must be completed in the box provided and the appropriate box must be checked to indicate whether the individual is a director, officer or other individual having knowledge of the affairs of the corporation.

You must select the checkbox to confirm that this person has certified that this filing is true, correct and complete.

Processing Time

Initial Return by a Extra-Provincial Federal, Domestic or Foreign Non-share Corporation – 3 to 5 business days.

Notice of Change – by a Extra-Provincial Federal, Domestic or Foreign Non-share Corporation – 1 to 3 business days.