Forms - B.C. Companies

This list of forms used for filing incorporations and updates to company records is provided for convenience. Be sure to refer to the full instructions for what you need to do before submitting your forms.

The BC Corporations Act Regulations requires that certain registrations and updates for companies can be filed electronically. The following companies can file online filings through Corporate Online:

  • B.C. Limited Companies
  • B.C. Community Contribution Companies
  • B.C. Unlimited Liability Companies

B.C. Benefit Companies can file online filings through the Business Registry.

Do not mail forms to us unless the form indicates a paper copy should be submitted or you are instructed to do so by BC Registries staff. Paper forms may be used, however, to assist you in gathering information for online filing.

B.C. Limited Company

File online filings for B.C. limited companies at www.corporateonline.gov.bc.ca

Form Description Where to file
REG 708B (PDF)                         Name Request File at Name Request Online or submit paper form
Form 2 (PDF) Notice of Change of Address File online
Forms for Agents    

A package of forms for agents of B.C. Companies, including:

  • Registered Office Transfer (FORM 03 COM)
  • Registered Office Elimination (FORM 04 COM)
  • Records Transfer (FORM 05 COM)
  • Instructions
Submit paper form
Form 6 (PDF) Annual Report File online
Form 7 (PDF) Notice of Appointment of Receiver or Receiver Manager Submit paper form
Form 8 (PDF) Notice of Change of Address of Receiver or Receiver Manager Submit paper form
Form 9 (PDF) Notice of Ceasing to Act as Receiver or Receiver Manager Submit paper form
Form 10 (PDF) Notice of Change of Directors File online
Form 11 (PDF) Notice of Alteration File online
Form 12 (PDF)   Conversion Application / Notice of Articles Submit paper form
Form 13 (PDF) Amalgamation Application / Notice of Articles File online
Form 14 (PDF) Short Form Amalgamation Application (Vertical and Horizontal) File online
Form 15 (PDF) Application for Authorization for Amalgamation into a Foreign Jurisdiction Submit paper form
Form 16 (PDF) Continuation Application/Notice of Articles File online
Form 17 (PDF)    Application for Voluntary Dissolution File online
Form 18 (PDF) Statement of Intent to Liquidate Submit paper form
Form 19 (PDF) Notice of Withdrawal Submit paper form
Form 21 (PDF) Notice of Appointment of Liquidator Submit paper form
Form 22 (PDF) Notice of Change of Address of Liquidator and/or Liquidation Records Office Submit paper form
Form 23 (PDF) Notice of Ceasing to Act as Liquidator Submit paper form
Form 24 (PDF) Liquidation Report Submit paper form
Form 25 (PDF) Application for (Liquidation) Dissolution Submit paper form
Form 27 (PDF) Notice of Change Respecting Dissolved Company's Records Submit paper form
Form 28 (PDF) Restoration Application, Limited Restoration Submit paper form
Form 30 (PDF) Restoration Application, Full Restoration Submit paper form
Form 32 (PDF)  Post-restoration Transition Application File online
Form 45 (PDF) Application for Authorization to Continue Out Submit paper form
Form 47 (PDF) Application to Correct the Corporate Register Submit paper form
Form 48 (PDF) Notice of Alteration: from B.C. Limited Company to B.C. Unlimited Liability Company File online
Form 50 (PDF)  Notice of Alteration: from B.C. Company to B.C. Community Contribution Company File online
Form 52 (PDF) Notice of Alteration: from B.C. Company to B.C. Benefit Company Submit paper form

B.C. Community Contribution Company

File online filings for community contribution companies at www.corporateonline.gov.bc.ca

Form  Description Where to file
REG 708B         Name Request                                                                                                                     File on Names Request Online or submit paper form
Form 1C (PDF)                                 Incorporation Application/Notice of Articles    File online
Form 2 (PDF) Notice of Change of Address    File online
Forms for Agents

A package of forms for agents of B.C. Companies, including:

  • Registered Office Transfer (FORM 03 COM)
  • Registered Office Elimination (FORM 04 COM)
  • Records Transfer (FORM 05 COM)
  • Instructions
Submit paper form
Form 6 (PDF) Annual Report File online
Form 7 (PDF) Notice of Appointment of Receiver or Receiver Manager Submit paper form
Form 8 (PDF) Notice of Change of Address of Receiver or Receiver Manager Submit paper form
Form 9 (PDF) Notice of Ceasing to Act as Receiver or Receiver Manager Submit paper form
Form 10 (PDF) Notice of Change of Directors Submit paper form
Form 11C (PDF) Notice of Alteration File online
Form 12C (PDF)  Conversion Application/Notice of Articles Submit paper form
Form 13C (PDF) Amalgamation Application/Notice of Articles File online
Form 14C (PDF) Short Form Amalgamation Application (Vertical and Horizontal) File online
Form 16C (PDF) Continuation Application/Notice of Articles File online
Form 17C (PDF) Application for Voluntary Dissolution File online
Form 18 (PDF) Statement of Intent to Liquidate Submit paper form
Form 19 (PDF) Notice of Withdrawal Submit paper form
Form 21 (PDF) Notice of Appointment of Liquidator Submit paper form
Form 22 (PDF) Notice of Change of Address of Liquidator and/or Liquidation Records Office Submit paper form
Form 23 (PDF) Notice of Ceasing to Act as Liquidator Submit paper form
Form 24 (PDF) Liquidation Report Submit paper form
Form 25 (PDF) Application for (Liquidation) Dissolution Submit paper form
Form 27 (PDF) Notice of Change Respecting Dissolved Company's Records Submit paper form
Form 28 (PDF) Restoration Application, Limited Restoration Submit paper form
Form 30 (PDF) Restoration Application, Full Restoration Submit paper form
Form 32 (PDF) Post-restoration Transition Application File online
Form 47 (PDF) Application to Correct the Corporate Register Submit paper form

B.C. Unlimited Liability Company

File online filings for community contribution companies at www.corporateonline.gov.bc.ca

Form Description Where to File
REG 708B (PDF)                                      Name Request                                                                                                                                        File on Names Request Online or submit paper form           
Form 1U (PDF)                               Incorporation Application File online
Form 11U (PDF) Notice of Alteration File online
Form 13U (PDF) Amalgamation Application File online
Form 14U (PDF) Short Form Amalgamation Application (Vertical and Horizontal)                                      File online
Form 16U (PDF) Continuation Application File online
Form 17U (PDF) Application for Voluntary Dissolution File online
Form 15 (PDF) Application for Authorization for Amalgamation into a Foreign Jurisdiction Submit paper copy
Form 25U (PDF) Application for (Liquidation) Dissolution Submit paper copy
Form 28U (PDF) Restoration Application, Limited Restoration Submit paper copy
Form 30U (PDF) Restoration Application, Full Restoration Submit paper copy
Form 45 (PDF) Application for Authorization to Continue Out Submit paper copy
Form 48 (PDF) Notice of Alteration: from B.C. Limited Company to B.C. Unlimited Liability Company File online
Form 49 (PDF) Notice of Alteration: from B.C. Unlimited Liability Company to B.C. Limited Company File online
Form 51 (PDF) Notice of Alteration: from B.C. Unlimited Liability Company to B.C. Benefit Company Submit paper copy

Benefit Companies

Coming soon: Benefit Company forms
The following forms are BC Limited Company forms, but can be used for benefit companies.
Please submit these forms and fees to BC Registries and Online Services via mail or email,
and indicate that you are intending to file for a benefit company.

File online filings for benefit companies at www.bcregistry.ca/business

Form Description Where to File
REG 708B (PDF)                                   Name Request                                                                                                                         File at Names Request Online or submit paper form    
Form 1 BEN (PDF)      Incorporation Application File online
Form 2 BEN (PDF) Notice of Change of Address File online
Forms for Agents

A package of forms for agents of B.C. Companies, including:

  • Registered Office Transfer (FORM 03 COM)
  • Registered Office Elimination (FORM 04 COM)
  • Records Transfer (FORM 05 COM
  • Instructions
Submit paper form
Form 6 BEN (PDF)   Annual Report File online
Form 7 (PDF) Notice of Appointment of Receiver or Receiver Manager Submit paper form
Form 8 (PDF) Notice of Change of Address of Receiver or Receiver Manager Submit paper form
Form 10 BEN (PDF) Notice of Change of Directors File online
Form 11 (PDF) Notice of Alteration Submit paper form
Form 12 (PDF)   Conversion Application/Notice of Articles Submit paper form
Form 13 (PDF) Amalgamation Application/Notice of Articles Submit paper form
Form 14 (PDF) Short Form Amalgamation Application (Vertical and Horizontal) Submit paper form
Form 15 (PDF) Application for Authorization for Amalgamation into a Foreign Jurisdiction Submit paper form
Form 16 (PDF)   Continuation Application/Notice of Articles Submit paper form
Form 17 (PDF)    Application for Voluntary Dissolution Submit paper form
Form 18 (PDF) Statement of Intent to Liquidate Submit paper form
Form 19 (PDF) Notice of Withdrawal Submit paper form
Form 21 (PDF) Notice of Appointment of Liquidator Submit paper form
Form 22 (PDF) Notice of Change of Address of Liquidator and/or Liquidation Records Office Submit paper form
Form 23 (PDF) Notice of Ceasing to Act as Liquidator Submit paper form
Form 25 (PDF) Application for (Liquidation) Dissolution Submit paper form
Form 27 (PDF) Notice of Change Respecting Dissolved Company's Records Submit paper form
Form 28 (PDF) Restoration Application, Limited Restoration Submit paper form
Form 30 (PDF) Restoration Application, Full Restoration Submit paper form
Form 32 (PDF)     Post-restoration Transition Application Submit paper form
Form 45 (PDF) Application for Authorization to Continue Out Submit paper form
Form 47 (PDF) Application to Correct the Corporate Register Submit paper form
Form 51 (PDF) Notice of Alteration: from B.C. Unlimited Liability Company to B.C. Benefit Company Submit paper form
Form 52 (PDF) Notice of Alteration: from B.C. Company to B.C. Benefit Company Submit paper form

 

BC Registries and Online Services staff are available to advise you on how to complete filings that satisfy the requirements specified in legislation. Registry staff do not provide business or legal advice. If you require professional advice, please contact a lawyer or an accountant. For assistance filing documents, you may also contact BC Registries and Online Services' preferred legal service provider Dye & Durham.    

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