Step 6: Register Your Business

If your business is a sole proprietorship or general partnership, you can register it quickly and easily with the Province of British Columbia online using the OneStop Business Registration Service.

You will need VISA, MasterCard or American Express to complete and pay for this transaction online.

Over-the-counter payments to register (using cash, debit card or cheque) are accepted at OneStop locations such as Service BC Centres.   Call 1 877 822-6727 to find the location nearest you.

If you decide you want to incorporate, you must file an Incorporation Application with BC Registry ServicesSee the registrys website for detailed information on the application process.

Apply online using Corporate Online (pick “File an Incorporation Application” on the home page).

For information about applying for federal incorporation, visit Corporations Canada.

Step 7: Secure Your Online Presence >>>