A Name Approval Request is currently taking approximately 10 to 15 business days to process (PROCESSING TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE). You can upgrade your request to a priority service, which is normally completed within 24 hours. An additional $100 fee is applicable.


Welcome to the official British Columbia Government website that allows you to submit a business or corporate name for approval by B.C. Registry staff.
Step 1 Read this IMPORTANT INFORMATION before you begin
Step 2 Research your choices
Step 3 Submit a Name Approval Request

SOCIETY NAME REQUESTS must be submitted through Societies Online
Step 4 View the status of a Name Approval Request
Update or cancel unprocessed requests. View processed requests.