Application maintenance will take place on January 24, 2017. As a result, Name Requests Online and Societies Online will not be available from 4:30 PM (PST) to 7:00 PM (PST) on that day. Access to Corporate Online for BC Online users will also be unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience.


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

Looking for society name requests? Visit us at Societies Online
Step 4 View the status of a Name Approval Request
Update or cancel unprocessed requests. View processed requests.