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:
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.
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.
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.
Only one shareholder is required. There are no Canadian residency requirements for shareholders. You will need to submit the residential address for each shareholder.
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.
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)
Your company's minimum authorised share capital is CA$1. There is no limit on the number of shares your company may issue.
To incorporate your company in the province of Quebec, we require: