Corporations

  1. Corporations Canada
  2. Online Filing
  3. Corporate Law Policy

Take advantage of the benefits

Considering federal incorporation?
It can pay off

Learn about the benefits of incorporation.

Not the right fit? Consider other types of business structures.


Incorporate

For-profit

It's easy to incorporate online

Get prepared:

When you are ready:

We're happy to help. Give us a call.

Not-for-profit

Not-for-profit organizations benefit from incorporation too

Get prepared:

When you are ready:

We're happy to help. Give us a call.

Cooperative

A cooperative benefits its owners

Get prepared:

When you are ready:

We're happy to help. Give us a call.

Note: Online filing is not available for cooperatives.


Update corporate information

For-profit

It's easy to make changes

Not-for-profit

New legislation, less red tape

Cooperative

Your information is public—keep it updated

  • Access all paper forms to update your information, file an annual return, change or add an address, change your directors and more

Find a corporation

Search records of federal incorporations

Searches can be performed by corporate name, corporation number or business number.

Start your search

Tip: Our records do not include:

  • Corporations created under financial legislation (such as financial institutions, insurance companies or loan and trust companies)
  • Businesses incorporated provincially or territorially or in other countries

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