Prince Edward Islands Incorporation

Prince Edward Island - Canada Company Incorporations

We can incorporate your company in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island.

The province is suitable for non-Canadian residents who require a Canadian Corporation.

Prince Edward Island does not have any residency requirements for company directors.

Prince Edward Island 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 Prince Edward Island, we require:

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

NUANS - Prince Edward Island Company Name Search Report

A NUANS (Newly Updated Automated Name Search) report is needed for incorporation.

A company name search is submitted to the provincial government. The report establishes the availability of your proposed company name and shows any conflicting companies names,

Canada Extra-Provincial Corporation Registration

Once your Prince Edward Island company has been formed and wants to operate in another Canadian province, you must register your company as an Extra-Provincial Corporation.

You may register your company in all Canadian provinces including Ontario and Alberta, without requiring resident directors.

Your company must register as an Extra-Provincial Corporation within 30 days of commencing business within a province province.

Choosing a Company Name company

  • A Prince Edward Island company's name must end with Corporation, Incorporated, Limited, Limitée, Corp., Inc., Ltd. or Ltée.
  • A Prince Edward Island company's name must be in English or French.
  • A Prince Edward Island company may opt to be assigned a number as its legal name. This quickens the incorporation process.

Shareholders of your company

  • Your company must have between 1 and 50 shareholders.
  • You will need the full residential address of each shareholder.

Directors for your company

  • Every company must have at least one director.
  • There are no Canadian residency requirements for directors of a Prince Edward Island company.
  • You will need to know the following for each director: their full residential address, place of residence and their profession.

Officers for your company

  • A company must appoint a President and a Secretary
  • Officers may hold more than one office or position. For example, an individual may be the President, Secretary and the Treasurer.

Directors

  • You must have at least one director for your Prince Edward Island Company
  • Directors may be of any nationality
  • Director must be an individual

Share Capital

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

There are no limits on the number of shares that your company can issue.

Registered Agent & Registered Office in Prince Edward Island

Your company requires a registered office, which will be the official address registered with the relevant government authority. You will need a commercial or residential address in the Province.

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

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

Prince Edward Island Formation Fees

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

Prince Edward Island - 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
  • Prince Edward Island 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
 
Registered office address in Prince Edward Island for the first year (required):
  • Provision of the Registered Office and Registered Agent in Prince Edward Island
  • Compliance with local domicile requirements
£780
Canadian Telephone (+1) redirected worldwide answering service £440
Initial Return Filing - should be filed within 60 days from Incorporation £160
Prince Edward Advantages
  • Time - only 2 weeks to incorporate your Prince Edward company
  • Cost - a Prince Edward company will cost £2200
  • Share Capital - the minimum share capital requirement is CA$1
  • Directors - only 1 director of any nationality is necessary for your company
  • 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