Name Approval Requests are currently taking longer than expected to process. If you require a response within 1 business day, you can upgrade your request to a priority service. An additional $100 fee is applicable.

WELCOME

 
 
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.