Alberta Incorporation

Alberta - Canada Company Formations

When we incorporate your Alberta company your company only has the right to carry on business in this province only. To operate in another Canadian province, you must register in each province as an Extra-Provincial Corporation.

Alberta requires 1 company director to be a Canadian resident.

Alberta Company Formation

Company incorporation includes:

  • NUANS Name Search Report of your proposed corporate name
  • Preparation and filing of Certificate of Incorporation and Articles of Incorporation
  • Provincial Government filing Fee
  • Electronic filing the incorporation documents
  • Minute Book with Registers & Ledgers
  • Shares Certificates
  • Shareholder ledgers for each shareholder
  • Preparation of Corporate By-Laws which sets out the organisation of the Corporation
  • Preparation of the Register of Directors, Register of Shareholders, Register of Officers and the Stock Transfer Register
  • Preparation of Organisational Minutes - covering the election of directors and officers, issuing shares, the form of share certificates and fixing the number of directors
  • Delivery of documents by FedEx / DHL courier

Documents and Information

To incorporate your company in the province of Alberta, we require:

  • The proposed name of your company
  • Names and addresses of directors
  • Names and addresses of officers

NUANS - Alberta Company Name Search Report

A company name search report is to be submitted to the provincial government in order to register your company. The report is used to establish the availability of your proposed company name by searching the appropriate registries, detailing any existing companies with conflicting names and trademarks.

A NUANS (Newly Updated Automated Name Search) report is needed for incorporation in Alberta, System Day offers a pre-search of the NUANS database.

Canada Extra-Provincial Corporation Registration

Once your Alberta company has beenincorporated and requires to operate in another Canadian province, you may register your company as an Extra-Provincial Corporation, we can assist you with registering your company as an Extra-Provincial Corporation in all Canadian provinces.

Company Name for your Alberta company

  • The company's name must end with Corporation, Incorporated, Limited, Limitée, Corp., Inc., Ltd. or Ltée.
  • An Alberta company's name must be in English or French.
  • You may choose to be issued a number, instead of a name, known as a Numbered Corporation. This can speed the incorporation process.

Registered Office in Alberta for your company

  • The registered office of a company is the official address for your company used by all government departments..
  • Will generally be the principal place of business of the company, but does not have to be an office.

Shareholders of your Alberta company

  • Your company can have between 1 and 50 shareholders.
  • we will need the residential address of each shareholder.

Company Directors for your Alberta company

  • Every company must have at least 1 director.
  • An Alberta company requires that at least 1 of the directors be a Canadian resident.
  • You will submit each director's residential address, resident status and profession.
  • A company must appoint a President and a Secretary.
  • An officer can hold several positions (i.e. be the President, Secretary and the Treasurer).
  • You will submit each officers residential address, resident status and profession.

Timescale to Incorporate in Alberta

Incorporation of your Alberta company will take around 2 weeks.

Share Capital

Your company's minimum authorised share capital is CA$1.

Registered Agent and Registered Office in Alberta

Your company requires a registered office, which will be the official address to be used by the relevant government authorities. You will need an address in Alberta that is either a commercial or a residential address.

All government and commercial documents will be sent to the registered office address.

We will act as your registered agent and provide a registered office for your company.

Alberta Company Incorporation Fees

The cost of incorporating a company in the Canadian province of Alberta, with standard share capital and standard Memorandum and Articles of Association is £2200. The company formation procedure in Alberta normally takes 2 weeks.

Alberta - Named Corporation - 2 weeks
  • Provincial or NUANS® Name Search Report of your proposed corporate name
  • Preparation and filing of Certificate of Incorporation and Articles of Incorporation
  • Alberta Government filing Fee
  • Electronic filing the incorporation documents
  • Minute Book with Registers & Ledgers
  • Shares Certificates
  • Shareholder ledgers for each shareholder
  • Preparation of Corporate By-Laws which sets out the organisation of the Corporation
  • Preparation of the Register of Directors, Register of Shareholders, Register of Officers and the Stock Transfer Register
  • Preparation of Organisational Minutes - covering the election of directors and officers, issuing shares, the form of share certificates and fixing the number of directors
  • Delivery of documents by FedEx / DHL courier
£2200
Additional Services
Registered Office in Canada - for 12 months or part thereof £940
Canadian Telephone (+1) redirected worldwide answering service £440
Initial Return Filing - should be filed within 60 days from Incorporation £180
Alberta Advantages
  • Time - only 2 weeks to incorporate your Alberta company
  • Cost - an Alberta company will cost £2200
  • Share Capital - the minimum share capital requirement is CA$1
  • Directors - only 1 director is necessary for your company
  • Directors - the director is required to be a Canadian resident
  • Shareholders - only 1 shareholder is required
  • Registered Office - your company requires a registered office and registered agent, which we can provide
  • Support - using our 20 years experience we guide you throughout every step of the company formation process