We can incorporate your company in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
This province is suitable for non-Canadian residents who require a Canadian Corporation.
The British Columbia Business Corporations Act, has no residency requirements for company directors.
Company incorporation includes:
To incorporate your company in the province of British Columbia, we require:
A company name search will be submitted to the provincial government in order to register your company. The report is used to establish the availability of your company name by searching the registries,detailing any existing companies with conflicting names and or trademarks.
A NUANS (Newly Updated Automated Name Search) report is needed for incorporation in British Columbia,
Once your British Columbia company has been formed and requires to operate in another province, you register your company as an Extra-Provincial Corporation.
You may register your company in all Canadian provinces including Ontario and Alberta, even if your directors are not Canadian residents.
Your company must register as an Extra-Provincial Corporation within 30 days of commencing business within the province.
Your company requires a registred office address in British Columbiua. The registered office of a company is the legal address relevant to Government authorities.
A minimum of one shareholder is required for your British Columbia Corporation. The residential address details of all shareholders is required.
Only one director is required with no restrictions placed on nationality or residency. Details of the directors residential address, resident status and their profession is required.
A President and a Secretary must be appointed. There are no Canadian residency requirement for officers and an officer can be both President and Secretary.
Your company's minimum authorised share capital is CA$1.There is no limit on the number of shares that your company may issue.
Your company requires a registered office, which will be the official address used by all government authorities. You will need a address in British Columbia that is either a commercial or residential address.
All relevant government and commercial documents will be sent to the registered office address.
System Day can act as your registered agent and provide a registered office for your company. Our incorporation fee includes this service for a year.