March 25, 2024 |

Easter Holiday Service Availability

Easter Holiday – Friday, March 29 and Monday April 1st, 2024   Good Friday, March 29th, 2024 – OFFICE IS CLOSED. Easter Monday, April 1st, 2024 – our office will be open with reduced staff and limited service availability.  See the table below for more details.  

January 25, 2024 |

OBR Officer information and Canada Revenue Agency

As per OBR system update – January 24, 2024 Effective January 24, 2024, the OBR system will no longer share a corporation’s Officer information with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Officer information provided in Corporations Information Act (CIA) filings/services will not be ported over electronically to CRA’s system. Officer information previously sent to CRA was

January 10, 2024 |

Canada joins Apostille Convention – Important Changes to Document Legalization

January 11th, 2024 – Update The new Apostille procedures have begun! Click this link to determine if your destination country is a Hague member. This will determine which process you need to follow: Authentication and Legalization, or Apostille Official Document Services Office translation requirements – Good news! A certified translation will only be required if the

November 15, 2023 |

2023 Year-End Filing Reminders and Holiday Hours

As another year-end quickly approaches, we are anticipating a large number of filing and registration requests.  Please see the information below for helpful reminders to help ensure your filings are processed without issues and the required dates are secured.   Securing Specific Filing Dates: Requests with a Company Key:  If you are submitting a filing

September 20, 2023 |

Certified Translations for Document Legalization

Is a Certified Translation required? If all or part of your document is in a language other than English or French, a certified, notarized translation must be provided. What is a certified translation?  It is a translated copy of the document that is certified by a member of: a recognized provincial translation association, like the ATIO (Association

August 31, 2023 |

Emailing Articles and Attachments

When attaching documents like schedules to an article filing email request, please be sure the attachment is scanned/saved as a text document and NOT as photo or colour image.  When PDF’s are scanned/saved as photo’s or images it creates a much larger file which may cause issues when emailing. Alert! PDF Forms will no longer

March 6, 2023 |

Centro is an Intermediary of the Ontario Business Registry!

Centro Legal Works is registered as a qualified intermediary with Partner Portal access to the Ontario Business Registry! We can now transact directly with the Registry electronically to assist clients with everything from new incorporations, business registrations to Corporate Profile Reports, Certificates of Status and Document Copies!  These improvements have helped reduce costs, which we

October 28, 2022 |

Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario 30th Annual Conference

We are delighted to sponsor a Workshop at The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario 30th Annual Conference in Niagara on the Lake. On Thursday November 3rd, Claire Lehan from McCarthy Tetrault LLP will be giving a workshop on Corporate Responsibility and Corporate Law. The session will focus on providing attendees with a high-level overview

June 22, 2022 |

Introducing our new Canada-wide Litigation Search

Now you can request civil litigation searches from higher courts across Canada on one easy online form! Enter or upload lists of names and receive pricing in real-time. It will provide a breakdown of search fees, agent fees, court fees and most importantly discounts! The more names requested the higher the discount! Open a CorpServ

June 2, 2022 |

Articles of Amendment

Now you can make changes to your corporation by using our new online application for Ontario Articles of Amendment.  Change the corporate name, the minimum and maximum number of directors, or make changes to the share structure or share provisions. ✓ Quick and easy application ✓ Same day processing ✓ Request a NUANS search to