The name approval request is currently taking approximately 5 to 10 business days to process. If you require a response within 1 business day, please upgrade to a priority service for an additional $100 fee.


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.