Step 1 of 9: Enter Contact Information and Company Information

You have chosen to apply for a continuance (import) into the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA). The information you provide in this application will be sent to Corporations Canada electronically. However, in steps 4 and 6, you will be required to print Form 11 - Articles of Continuance and Form 2 - Initial Registered Office Address and First Board of Directors and have the forms signed. Keep the signed forms with the corporate records. Do not send the forms to Corporations Canada.

Although the Privacy Act protects the information you provide through the Online Filing Centre, public disclosure of any information that is required to be sent under the Canada Business Corporations Act is permitted under the Privacy Act. The information provided will be stored in personal information bank number IC/PPU-049.


Before you start, make sure that the corporate law that currently governs the company permits the company to continue into the CBCA. For more information, consult our Policy on Continuance (import) or consult a lawyer or business professional.

Contact Information

Please provide the name and email address of the person we should contact regarding this application. This person will receive, via the email address specified, any correspondence or official documents relating to this application. We will also contact this person if we require additional information.

Company Information

Provide the following information about the company continuing into the CBCA.

Company Name

Business Number (BN)

If the company has a Business Number (BN), you are required to enter the BN. Companies continuing from a jurisdiction outside Canada do not need to enter a BN.


Company History

Set out the statute under which the company was incorporated and the date of incorporation. If the company was subject to any previous continuance, set out the details of such continuance, i.e. the date of continuance, any change of name at the time of the continuance and the name and provision of the statute under which it was effected.

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Continuance steps
  1. You are here: Company information
  2. Corporate name
  3. Articles of continuance
  4. Review, Print and Sign
  5. Registered office and directors
  6. Review, Print and Sign
  7. Proof of authorization
  8. Reminder notices
  9. Proceed to payment
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