How do I file my application under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (NFP Act)?

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Online (not available for all applications) Click on Online Filing Center. Choose the application you wish to file from the menu.

Follow the instructions

Pay by accepted credit card or accepted debit card.
By email Pay by accepted credit card only.
By fax Toll-free (within Canada):
Fax (National Capital Region and outside Canada): 343-291-3409
Pay by accepted credit card only.
By mail
Corporations Canada
235 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5
Pay by accepted credit card or by cheque payable to the Receiver General for Canada.


  1. If you are filing by email, fax or mail, and paying by credit card, please add the following information in your cover letter:

    • Type of credit card – American Express, MasterCard or Visa
    • Name on the credit card
    • Credit card number
    • Credit card expiry date.

    Please include a phone number where we can reach you in case there is any difficulty. Note that if you fail to include your method of payment, the request will be returned to you for non-payment of the fee.

  2. Corporations Canada does not acknowledge receipt of applications, except for online applications, or send you back a copy of the forms you filed.

    If you file an Annual Return, a Change of Registered Office Address or Changes Regarding Directors, other than online, you can expect the corporation's information to be updated in the online database within five (5) days of receipt. If you want to verify the information, consult Search for a Federal Corporation on our website.

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