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Federal Articles of Amendment

Articles of Amendment can be filed electronically through Corporations Canada.  An Amendment must be filed in order to make changes to the following:

- The Corporation Name*
- The Province or Territory in Canada of the registered office
(not required to change the address within the same Province or Territory)
- The minimum and/or maximum number of directors
- Changes to classes of shares, restrictions on transfer, restrictions on the business or any other provisions permitted by the CBCA

All details outlined above can be emailed to [email protected] for processing. A draft will be prepared for review, approval and signature.  Changes to share classes, restrictions and/or other provisions should be provided in electronic format (MS Word) for upload to the Corporations Canada online filing system.

*A NUANS Name search and pre-approval will be required for name changes. Not required if the name will be changing to a numbered name.

Adding, removing or modifying a director? See the Notice of Change.



Required information can be emailed.


All information outlined above.
NUANS with pre-approval (for name changes)


same day (time may vary)

Government Fees:



Federal Articles of Amendment Filng
HST Total
Article filing only $50.00 $200.00 $6.50 $256.50
Article filing with NUANS Name search $95.00 $200.00 $12.35 $307.35
Article filing, NUANS and Name Pre-approval $120.00 $200.00 $15.60 $335.60
* The NUANS Name search fee is an additional $45 plus HST.
* If the corporation is changing its name a pre-approval is required and can take up to 5 business days for processing.