Business Registration Ontario

Business Registration in Ontario

Starting a business in Ontario requires a few necessary steps, one of which is registering the business name. By registering a business name, entrepreneurs can legally operate their business under that name, preventing others from using the same name. The process of registration is designed to be straightforward and can be completed in as little as one hour.To register a business in Ontario, one must first conduct a name search. This can be done through the NUANS® (New Upgraded Automated Name Search) system, a comprehensive database that cross-references proposed names against existing business names and trademarks. NUANS searches can be completed online or in-person at a government service center or a private NUANS searcher.Once a suitable name has been chosen and cleared through the NUANS system, the business name can be registered Business Ontario Cooperate services . The registration process can be completed online, by mail at Business Ontario Corporates services. The required forms and fees will vary depending on the type of business being registered, such as a sole proprietorship, general partnership, or corporation.

In addition to registering the business name, entrepreneurs in Ontario may need to obtain specific licenses and permits related to their industry or location. For example, businesses in the food industry may need to obtain health permits, while businesses that handle hazardous materials may require environmental permits. It is important to research the necessary licenses and permits for a specific business before registering the business name.


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Name Analysis, Review and Recommendation

Govt. Fees

Agency Fees

Register in 2 Business days

CRA Account Setup

- GST/HST Account

- Payroll Account

- Import Export Account

Other Accounts setup and Services

- WSIB Account setup

- Domain Name Resrve for 2 Years

- Register E-mail setup

- Physical Minutebook Copy

Sole Proprietorship


Agency Filing Fees

Master Business License


New or Renew Filing Fees

General Partnership


Agency Filing Fees

Trade Name/DBA


Agency Filing Fees

Limited Partnership


Agency Filing Fees

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Business Registration in Ontario