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Changes to Process

Date Area Change Details

December 17, 2019

Registering an Extraprovincial Company in BC - Manitoba Companies

UPDATE (Jan 1, 2020): Manitoba is now a partner with the New West Partnership Trade Agreement.

Effective January 1, 2020, Manitoba will become the latest partner to join the New West Partnership Trade Agreement. As a result, Manitoba corporations no longer need to pay filing fees.

As of January 1, 2020, Manitoba companies doing business in B.C. should submit Registration Statements either electronically to, or a completed paper copy to Registries and Online Services at PO BOX 9431, STN PROV GOVT, VICTORIA BC V8W 9V3. Your registration will be filed for no fee.

For more information, please go to the Registering an Extraprovincial Company page

January 22, 2019 Name Requests Online

UPDATED: Email or Phone Number now required to search for a Name Request (for public/credit card users only)

BC Registry Services has enhanced Name Requests Online to improve security, requiring applicants searching for a name request (NR) to enter the NR number and an email address or phone number to retrieve their name request. The email address and phone number must match what was used on the name request application. Please note, this change does not impact BC Online Users, only public/credit card users

Changes to Forms and Resources

Date Area Form Number Form Name Change Details
December 14, 2018 ExtraProvincial Limited Partnership Form 790 Declaration for Extra-Provincial Limited Partnership The Partnership Regulations, B.C. Reg. 524/78 was amended by Bill 23-2012. (NEW Form)
December 14, 2018 Limited Partnership Form 791 Declaration for British Columbia Limited Partnership

Required to register a new Limited Partnership, dissolve a Limited Partnership, amend the address of the registered office or amend the Certificate of Limited Partnership.(NEW Form)

December 14, 2018 Proprietorship - Partnership REG 720 Change Proprietorship or Partnership Registration Changes to registrations, membership and dissolution have now been split into separate forms for partnerships and Proprietorship . (Modified Form)
December 14, 2018 Partnership REG 721 Change Membership of Partnership Registration Formerly "Dissolution or Change of Partnership Registration". (Modified Form)
December 14, 2018 Proprietorship - Partnership REG 722 Dissolution or Change of Proprietorship Registration  Formerly "Dissolution of Proprietorship or Partnership". (Modified Form)