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|What is NUANS?||Federal NUANS Report and Name Pre-Appprovals|
|When is a NUANS report required?||The Elements of a Corporate Name|
|What is a Preliminary Name Search?||Why Choose Centro?|
NUANS is a large computer program maintained by Industry Canada used to compare a proposed corporate name or Trademark name with a databases of existing and proposed corporate names, business names and Trademarks. A listing of the most similar existing and proposed names will be produced in a NUANS report, which will includes corporate names, business names and trademarks.
NUANS a registered trademark of the government of Canada and the software and data are the property of Industry Canada.
|NUANS Name Search Report $45 plus HST|
The NUANS Reservation Report consists of a 7 page PDF document. The report will identify the Province and include a 9-digit reservation number which can be found on the top left directly under the proposed name. This reservation number along with the name and the date of the report are required for the online incorporation process. The first row of the report will show the proposed name, Province, Reservation number and the date of the report. The first 3 pages will contain the most similar existing Corporation and Business Names and the following 2 pages will contain similar TradeMarks. The last page is the Terms and Conditions from the service provider. The report is valid for 90 calander days from the date shown on the report.
A NUANS report is required for the following types of filings:
A Preliminary Name search is highly recommended before ordering a NUANS Report. It is the process of searching the database to see whether there are existing exact, or similar names that may conflict with the proposed name. It is included with each NUANS Report order and includes up to 3 varations of the name. We allow for 3 variations in case a conflict is found in the preliminary search process. A Preliminary search report will be provided which shows the search results and outline any potential issues with the name.
Additional benefits of Centro's Preliminary Search
Our search consultants will break down the name by keywords or terms and search them individually, including words or terms that phoenetically sound the same. They will also try different spelling variations to ensure that any and all potentially similar names are found. Many providers only search the name exactly as provided which can miss the slightest variation. We save you time and money by thoroughly searching the first time to avoid the cost of additional searches.
|A NUANS Preliminary search can be ordered on its own for research purposes. Price $15 plus HST|
A corporate name should consist of 3 elements, a distinctive element, a descriptive element and a legal element.
|Smith & Smith||Business Consulting||Ltd.|
Basic rules to follow when thinking of a name:
All names to be used for a Federal Corporation whether it be a new corporation, or a change of name must be pre-approved by an examiner at Corporations Canada. A Federal NUANS Report must be ordered and submitted with the pre-approval application. Even if the report shows no potential conflicts with the proposed name the pre-apporval is still required. Once approved, a letter is issued by Corporations Canada that contains a Request ID and Confirmation number used to proceed with incorporation or name change process.
|Federal NUANS Reports and Name Pre-Approvals Price from $45 plus HST|
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