Once you know the type of business you want to set up and you have chosen a name, it's time to register your business and move one step closer to opening your doors for the first time.
To register your business name in the province of Alberta, present at any AMA centre either a completed:
The declaration of Trade Name / Partnership asks for five (5) key pieces of information:
Optional termination date: When registering a partnership, you will also have the option of designating a termination date. You may wish to include this date if you know the business will only be in existence for a certain amount of time. This date is optional and can be amended in the future.
Let us help you with the paperwork. Our professional certified registry agents will work with you and your schedule.
Choose how you'd like to complete your transaction:
When registering your business with us by fax or email, in addition to sending us your completed form, include a photocopy of your personal identification and required credit card authorization.
Please note: In order to use our Corporate Registry services, you must be a member in good standing with the AMA, CAA or AAA.
A professional certified registry agent may provide assistance, but please be advised that the role of the agent does not include the provisions of legal advice. AMA recommends that you consult a lawyer licensed to practice law in Alberta on all matters pertaining to the regulations of documents in the corporate registry.
Don't forget your proper permits and licences
In addition to registering your business in the province of Alberta, you may also need to apply for items such as a business licence or a GST number.
Bizpal.ca is a partnership among federal, provincial and municipal governments that provide you with a list of required permits and licences specific to the products and services your business will offer along with information on how to get them.
Congratulations on your new business.