Inactive corporation (Regulation 20)

Note

Use this consent letter if the proposed corporate name may be confused with the name of a corporation that has not carried on business for more than 2 years. If the corporation is not dissolved and has not carried on business for more than 2 years, the inactive corporation must:

  1. Consent to the use of the name;
  2. UndertakeFootnote 1 to immediately dissolve or change its corporate name before the proposed corporate name is used.
  3. Confirm that the corporation has not carried on business for more than 2 years or, if it has been incorporated for less than 2 years, it has not carried on business since it was incorporated.

As the consent is being given by a corporation, the signature must be of an authorized officer and must give his/her title.

The Director General, Corporations Canada
235 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5

Re: Proposed corporate name of [Insert proposed corporate name]

[Insert name of corporation signing consent] hereby consents to the use of [Insert proposed corporate name] as the corporate name.

[Insert name of corporation signing consent] undertakes to dissolve immediately or to change its name before the corporation proposing to use the proposed corporate name begins to carry on business under that name.

[Insert name of corporation signing consent] confirms that it has not carried on business under its corporate name during the past two years.

Signed in the city of space to insert city,
in the province of space to insert province,
on this space to insert day day of space to insert month, 20space to insert year.

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(Signature)

space to insert full name
(Print full name)

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(Insert title of officer signing and the name of the corporation)

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