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Business Registration Services in British Columbia

 

Business Development Centre provides complete registration services for Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships in BC. If you are looking to incorporate a company follow this link.

In order to operate a business in BC you may need the following:
  • Check availability of the proposed business name
  • Request a formal approval of the name.
    (Approval has to be granted by BC government)
  • Register the business name
  • Apply for HST number (former GST number)
  • Apply for Payroll Account (if you are planning to have employees)
  • Apply for Import/Export Account (if you are planning to trade with other countries)
  • Apply for WCB Account. This is mandatory if you are going to have employees.
 

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All of the above can be easily accomplished with one application form.

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Here is what you get once your application is approved:

  • You will receive an Official Registration Certificate issued by BC government.
  • This certificate will entitle you to use the chosen name in BC.
  • If you apply for tax accounts (and you should), you will receive documentation directly from appropriate government departments that administer those accounts. We will also provide you with account numbers where applicable.

 

 
 

 

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Need assistance? Call us at (416) 649-8721 or Toll Free: 1-877-226-2921
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