British Columbia Incorporation

Incorporate Company in
British Columbia

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Our company incorporates British Columbia corporations in 30 minutes to 3 business hours upon approval of your suggested corporate name.

All corporate names must be approved by the BC government before incorporation is filed. Approval of corporate names take approximately 10 to 15 business days. Expedited services are available for an additional fee and speed up the process to 1 to 2 business days. Such approval is not required for numbered corporations.

Incorporation in British Columbia protects you against personal liability for business debts and obligations and brings other important benefits.

To incorporate in BC please select a package below, complete and submit our order form online.

If you are a non-Canadian resident and would like to incorporate in Canada incorporation in BC is the best option for you. Please visit our non-resident incorporation page to read more about how you can incorporate in BC, Canada. Our company provides free consultations for all non-residents, who is planning to start your business in Canada. Please contact us for a step by step instruction.

British Columbia Basic

$85

Includes incorporation of a BC Corporation with all registration documents required for starting your business and opening a corporate bank account. This package does not include internal resolutions, this service may be ordered at any time in the future.

The Package includes:

Mandatory Services

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Articles of Incorporation, as per sample of the BC government
  • Incorporation Agreement, as per sample of the BC government
  • Incorporation Application, as per instruction of the BC government
  • BC Government Fee
  • Electronic filing of client’s information with the appropriate government department, as per government’s instruction
  • Monitoring and information support of the incorporation process

Optional Services

Shipping

  • Via email in PDF format

Cost

  • Package Cost – $85.00
  • Electronic Filing Fee – $50.00
  • Government Fee – $351.50
  • GST – $6.75
  • Total including GST – $493.25
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British Columbia Enhanced

$223

Includes incorporation of a BC Corporation with all required registration documents, internal corporate documents for starting your business and opening a bank account. This package is recommended when there are 2 or more directors and shareholders.

The Package includes ALL services of the previous one and additional services:

  • By-Law
  • Copies of Incorporation Application and Notice of Articles certified by the BC government
  • Directors and Shareholders Organizational Resolutions issuing shares, electing directors, appointing officers, confirming By-Law, etc.
  • Shares Certificates – One per Shareholder

Cost

  • Package Cost – $223.00
  • Electronic Filing Fee – $50.00
  • Government Fee – $351.50
  • GST – $13.65
  • Total including GST – $638.15
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British Columbia Complete

$383

Includes all services and items listed in the Enhanced Package as well as additional items, such as a corporate embosser, attaché case, and 20  share certificates. This package is recommended, when a corporation does business with international customers and suppliers.

The Package includes ALL services of the previous one and additional services:

Cost

  • Package Cost – $303.00
  • Electronic Filing Fee – $50.00
  • Government Fee – $351.50
  • GST – $17.65
  • Total including GST – $722.15
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British Columbia Incorporation Packages

 

Basic

Enhanced

Complete

Mandatory Services

Certificate of Incorporation
Articles of Incorporation, as per sample of the BC government
Incorporation Agreement, as per sample of the BC government
Incorporation Application, as per instruction of the BC government
BC Government Fee
Electronic filing of client’s information with the appropriate government department, as per government’s instruction
Monitoring and information support of the incorporation process

Optional Services

FREE business consultations (phone and email)
By-Law 
Copies of Incorporation Application and Notice of Articles certified by the BC government 
Directors and Shareholders Organizational Resolutions issuing shares, electing directors, appointing officers, confirming By-Law, etc. 
Minute Book with Registers & Ledgers  
Shares Certificates One per Shareholder
(Qty 20)
Attaché Case with Corporate Name engraved on brass plate  
Corporate Embosser  

Shipping

Via email in PDF format
Expedited Delivery  
Package Cost*$85.00$223.00$383.00
Electronic Filing Fee*$50.00$50.00$50.00
Government Fee$351.50$351.50$351.50

Total, *HST Extra

$486.50

$624.50

$784.50

 
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You will receive the Certificate of Incorporation, Articles of Incorporation, Incorporation Application, and Notice of Articles in PDF format via email within 1 business day. Upon receiving of these documents your corporation is ready for business and to open a corporate bank account.

The following additional services are available with each package:

  • Name Reservation, is required in order to be a named corporation

  • GST/HST Registration

  • Payroll Registration

  • Import/Export Account Registration

Incorporation in British Columbia is recommended when your business is located in BC and you are not planning to open offices or other permanent establishments in other Canadian provinces. Please be advised that each British Columbia corporation may conduct business with parties located in and outside of BC including parties located outside of Canada.

If you conduct business with international customers and suppliers and are planning to open offices outside of British Columbia, you should consider a Federal Incorporation.