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Starting a business

Get a business license, incorporate a business, business registry, and how to register, change or cancel a business name.

Services and information

Find commonly used forms for incorporation, business names, running a business and cooperatives.

Register, change or cancel a business name.

A federal, 9-digit business number is assigned after forming a corporation or non-profit organization, or registering a business name.

Find out who can register your corporation or business name.

Learn about the various types of searches and search products for corporations, non-profit organizations and business names.

There are several ways to set up the legal structure of your business or non-profit organization.

Find out about your obligations and responsibilities after you incorporate a corporation, a cooperative or an organization.

Businesses can apply for access to the Corporate Registry and Personal Property Registry computer systems.

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