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Corporations Canada

Online Filing Centre update
Starting January 19, 2022, an ISED Account is required in order to use Corporations Canada's online services. Learn more about My ISED Account.

Due to a high volume of requests, applications are taking longer than usual to process. File online for the quickest service.

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Start a business

Benefits of incorporating

Play button: Federal incorporation

Discover the difference between provincial and federal incorporation.

How to name your federal business?

Play button: How to name your federal business?

There are two ways to name your corporation (numbered or word name). Which one is best for you?

Learn about incorporating and how to organize your corporation

Already incorporated

Keep your corporation in good shape

Play button: Keeping your federal corporation in good shape

5 simple things that need to be updated to keep your incorporation status

Individuals with significant control

Individuals with significant control

Learn if you have to create your register and what information to record.

All you need to maintain your federal corporation up-to-date

Registered intermediary

Being a registered intermediary

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What we are doing

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