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 :Sept 22, 2021  – Please note, these processing times are updated weekly. There may be daily variances.

Incorporated companies

Extraprovinical registration for limited liability companies (LLCs) 22 business day
Extraprovincial change of name 17 business day
Extraprovincial amalgamation 22 business days
Application to continue out of B.C. 9 business days
Dissolution 38 business days
Restoration 7 business days
Limited partnership application 27 business days
Limited liability partnership application   27 business days

Cooperative associations

Amendment, resolution  19 business days
Restoration 16 business days

Societies

Correction 19 business days
Restoration 16 business days

Sole proprietorships and general partnerships

Registration 14 business days

Manufactured homes

Registration or change 27 business days

Personal property

Registrations or change 20 business days

Search requests

Request for business or organization records 20 business days
Request for Certificate of Status 14 business days
Request for Letter Under Seal or Certificate of Good Standing 14 business days

Name requests  Updated : Sept 22, 2021 – Please note, these processing times are updated weekly. There may be daily variances.

Review and approval 7 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.

Email: BCRegistries@gov.bc.ca
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.