Sole Proprietorship - this form is used to register an unincorporated business with one (sole) owner. The owner must be an individual and not a corporation. For a business name registered to a Corporation click here.
General Parnterhship - this form can also be used to register an unincorporated business name with 2 or more owners. The individuals may consist of individuals, corporations or other unincorporated businesses. (Not the same as a Limited Partnership.)
For more information click: Ontario Business Names Act
Document must be filed in duplicate and printed or saved in legal size format 8-1/2" by 14"
No signatures are required.
Full Adobe is required to complete and save the form. Or, printed form can be scanned and emailed.
Same Day - filed over the counter.
(Documents must be received by 4 p.m. for same day filing)
$80 Cheque Payable to: Minister of Finance
1. Email document to: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Upload the document for registration (*no signatures required, client registration required)
3. Mail or courier documents (2 copies in legal size format) to:
|Business Name Registration - Individual, Partnership||Filng
|New, Amendment or Renewal Business Registration - filing only
Amendments: business name or individual owner
|Amendment to a Registration - filing only:
Amendments: business, individual or corporate address, business activity*2
|New, Amendment or Renewal Business Registration - document completion and registration||$50.00||$80.00||$136.50|