Check processing times for BC Registries and Online Services

Request priority service ($100 fee + filing fee) if you need to have a service completed in 1 to 2 business days.

Updated November 29th

Please note, these processing times are the estimated wait time when submitting a new request. Wait times are approximate and submit to change.   Processing times are updated weekly. 

Incorporated companies

Extraprovinical registration for limited liability companies (LLCs) 3 business day
Extraprovincial change of name 5 business day
Extraprovincial amalgamation 35 business days
Application to continue out of B.C. 20 business days
Dissolution 52 business days
Restoration 15 business days
Limited partnership application 7 business days
Limited liability partnership application   7 business days

Cooperative associations

Amendment, resolution  45 business days
Restoration 25 business days


Correction 13 business days
Restoration 25 business days

Sole proprietorships and general partnerships

Registration 26 business days

Manufactured homes

Registration or change 50 business days

Personal property

Registrations or change 17 business days

Search requests

Request for business or organization records 28 business days
Request for Certificate of Status 16 business days
Request for Letter Under Seal or Certificate of Good Standing 15 business days

Name requests  Updated : November 29th – For the most accurate waiting time, please go directly to Name Request

Review and approval  20 business days

Ask for help

Contact the BC Registries helpdesk for help Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The registry does not provide business or legal advice.

Toll free: 1-877-526-1526
Victoria: 250 387-7848

Support and services

Contact the team at Dye & Durham, our preferred legal service provider, for support filling out forms or filing documents.

Explore business resources and support services from the Small Business Branch or Small Business BC.