Register a New LLP, LLC and other Business Names

File an application to register a Business Name with the Ontario Business Registry. Select the type of business name registration, attach the application or complete the form online and select the payment method.

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Technical Specs

Important Tips when using the forms:

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The application forms are dynamic and will change depending on how you answer the questions.  Please complete all mandatory fields that are marked with an asterisk (*).  Once the application is successfully processed, the official documents and will be sent by email to the official email address provided on the form and to the contact person specified.  The company key, if applicable will only be sent to the official email address.

A (NAICS) North American Industry Classification System code is now required.  It is a 2 to 6 digit number based on the main activity of the business.  For more information and to search for your code on NAICS code visit NAICS link.

Under the BNA, a registration is effective for 5 years from the date it is accepted by the Registrar for registration. A registrant may renew a registration before it expires.  If the registrant has not filed a renewal within sixty days after it expires, the registrant must file a new registration, and will be assigned a new Business Identification Number (BIN).



Processing Time

For same day service, we ask that applications be submitted by 3:00 pm to allow for review, preparation and filing of the documents with the Ontario Business Registry.  You will be notified if same day processing times cannot be met.

Note: If the ‘Add Name Search‘ option is selected, the registration process will not proceed until the results of the search are examined and approval is given to proceed.

Business Name RegistrationsFiling FeesGovernment FeeTotal PriceProcessing Time
New - Sole Proprietorship, General Partnership, Business name of GP/LP, Ontario Limited Liability Partnership, Extra-Provincial Limited Liability Partnership (EP-LLP) or Company (EP-LLC)$79.65$60$150.00same day
New - Corporation Business Name $95$60$167.35same day
Renewals (all business types)$95$60$167.35same day
Amendments, or Cancellation (all business types)$95$0$107.35same day