Restore a Society

Upon restoration a society is deemed to have continued in existence as if it had not been dissolved. It will have (unless the court orders otherwise):

  • The same incorporation number it had prior to being dissolved
  • The name that was requested and reserved for the society
  • The registered office address (mailing and delivery) that was entered in the restoration application

Learn how to submit an application for

Read what the Societies Act says about restoration

Note: If a society that was formed under the previous Act dissolved without transitioning, it will have to file a transition application within one year of its restoration.

Occupational Title Protection Societies

An Occupational Title Protection (OTP) society that dissolves and then restores, will restore without OTP status.

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Contact Information

Questions? Registry phone lines are open Monday through Friday, excluding statutory holidays, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Pacific Time.

Telephone: Within Canada & USA: 1 877 526-1526
Alternate
Telephone:
Outside of Canada & USA: 250 387-7848
Street
Address:
Courier Deliveries: 200 – 940 Blanshard Street, Victoria BC V8W 3E6
Mailing
Address:
PO Box 9431 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria, BC, V8W 9V3
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