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Corporations are required to register in the provinces in which they do business. The Joint Online Registration System is designed to simplify that process for federal corporations by providing access to the Ontario registration forms online as corporations are filing their federal Articles of Incorporation.If you would like to register your company within the province, we ask our clients to contact the appropriate Ministry listed below. Most Provincial websites have easy to use online registration options which are highly recommend for faster and cost-efficient registration. If you require further information, please contact the below industries for assistance.


Ministry of Finance
Corporate and Personal Property Registries
P.O. Box 9431, Stn PROV GOVT
Victoria BC V8W 9V3
Telephone: (250) 387 7848
Fax: (250) 356 9422
Internet: British Columbia’s Ministry of Finance, Corporate Registry


Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations
Registry of Joint Stock Companies
Maritime Centre, 9th Floor, Box 1529
1505 Barrington Street
Halifax NS B3J 2K4
Telephone: (902) 424 7770
Fax: (902) 424 4633
Internet: Nova Scotia’s Registry of Joint Stock Companies


Ministry of Consumer and Business Services
Companies and Personal Property Security Branch
393 University Avenue, 2nd Floor
Toronto ON M5G 2M2
Telephone: (416) 314 8880 or 1 800 361 3223
Fax: (416) 314-4852
Internet: Ontario’s Ministry of Consumer and Business Services


Consumer, Corporate and Insurance Services
Office of Attorney General
105 Rochford Street, 4th Floor, Shaw Building
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown PE C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368 4550
Fax: (902) 368 5283
E-mail: skfurlotte@gov.pe.ca
Internet: Prince Edward Island’s Office of Attorney Gene


Direction des Entreprises
Le Registraire des entreprises
800, Place d’Youville, 9e étage
Québec QC G1R 4Y5
Téléphone: (418) 643 3625
Fax: (418) 646 9660
Internet: Le Registraire des entreprises – Direction des entreprises