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How to file an application under the Canada Cooperatives Act

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, applications submitted by mail will take longer than usual to process. For the quickest service, email your application to

Methods of filing, address and methods of payment
Method of filing Address Methods of payment for filing fees
Email Pay by accepted credit card only (see note 1 below).
Corporations Canada
235 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5
Pay by accepted credit card (see note 1 below) or by cheque payable to the Receiver General for Canada.


  1. Payment is made by accepted credit card only. Do not include your credit card information in your email. Add a contact name and telephone number. Corporations Canada will call that person to obtain the credit card information.
  2. Corporations Canada does not acknowledge receipt of applications, or send back a copy of the forms filed.
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