New Brunswick Incorporation

Quebec Company Formation

To start the process of incorporating your Quebec company we search the Quebec company's database, CIDREQ (Centre Informatique du Registre des Entreprises du Québec), to verify that the chosen company name is not used in Quebec by any other company.

We can obtain your Numéro d'entreprise du Québec (NEQ), or Enterprise Number, quickly.

Our Quebec company incorporation package includes:

  • CIDREQ 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

Choosing a Company Name

  • A Quebec company's name must end with compagnie, corporation, Inc. or Ltée.
  • A Quebec company's name must have a French version in addition to any other language.
  • You may choose to be issued with a number as the company's legal name, known as a Numbered Corporation. This quickens the incorporation process.

CIDREQ - Quebec Company Name Search Report

In Quebec, a name search is performed in the Quebec company's database, CIDREQ (Centre Informatique du Registre des Entreprises du Québec). A company name search will be submitted to the provincial government to register your company. The report is used to establish the availability of your proposed company name and gives details of any conflicting registered company names.

Canada Extra-Provincial Corporation Registration

Once your Quebec company has been incorporated it can operate in another Canadian province, the company will need to register as an Extra-Provincial Corporation in order to do this.

Quebec companies may register in any Canadian province including Ontario and Alberta, accepting non-resident directors for Extra-Provincial Registration.

Registered Agent and Office in Quebec

The registered office of a company is the official address given to all government authorities. The address must be in Quebec and be a commercial or a residential address. If you do not have an address, we can supply one for you. We will act as your registered agent.

Quebec Company Shareholders

Only one shareholder is required. There are no Canadian residency requirements for shareholders. You will need to submit the residential address for each shareholder.

Quebec Company Directors

Only one director is required for you company . There are no Canadian residency requirements for directors in Quebec. You will be required to provide the director's residential addresses, resident status and their professions.

Appointed Officers

You must appoint a President and a Secretary. There are no Canadian residency requirement for officers of a Quebec company. An officer can hold several positions (i.e. be President, Secretary and the Treasurer)

Share Capital

Your company's minimum authorised share capital is CA$1. There is no limit on the number of shares your company may issue.

Documents and Information

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

  • The proposed name of your company
  • Names and addresses of directors
  • Names and addresses of officers
Quebec Fees to Incorporate
  • Company Formation - £2200
  • Registered Office Fee - £700
  • Company Secretary if required - £470
Quebec Annual Maintenance Fees
  • Registered Office Fee - £700
  • Company Secretary if required - £470
  • Directors Register Maintenance - £120
Quebec Advantages
  • Time - only 2 weeks to incorporate your Quebec company
  • 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
Required to Proceed
  • Company Name - We can check your company name is available
  • Passport - colour scan of your passport
  • Documents - copy of a utility bill, credit card or bank statement showing your private address
  • Start now - complete here
  • Upload - proof of address & copy passport can be uploaded here