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Business Registration Services in Ontario


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

In order to operate a business in Ontario you may need the following:
  • Check availability of the proposed business name
  • 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 WSIB Account. This is mandatory if you are going to have employees.


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


Here is what you get once your application is approved:

  • You will receive an Official Registration Certificate issued by Ontario government
  • This certificate will be valid for 5 years
  • 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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