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Services, fees and processing times - Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

Due to a high volume of requests, applications are taking longer than usual to process. File online for the quickest service.

New express service available

We now offer an express service for a number of not-for-profit corporation services. It costs $100 plus the regular service fee, and the service standard is 4 business hours (online) and 1 business day (by email or mail).

Services, fees and processing times
Service Fee Processing time
(business days or hours)
Most requested
Annual return Online $12 1 day
Email or mail $40 10 days
Incorporation Online $200 1 day
Express online + $100 4 hours
Email or mail $250 10 days
All other services
Amalgamation Email or mail $250 10 days
Express email or mail + $100 1 day
Amendment of articles
(free to change the province of  registered office or number of directors online)
Online $200 1 day
Express online + $100 4 hours
Email or mail $250 10 days
Arrangement Email or mail $500 5 days
Cancelled or corrected certificate
(free when the error is made by Corporations Canada)
Email or mail $250 10 days
Certificate of compliance or certificate of existence Online $10 1 day
Email or mail $20 10 days
Continuance Email or mail $250 10 days
Express email or mail + 100$ 1 day
Copies of documents (certified) Email or mail $40 per document 10 days
Copies of documents (uncertified) Online Free 1 day
Email or mail $5 per document 10 days
Exemption Online, email or mail $250 30 days
Letter of satisfaction for continuance (export) to another legislation Email or mail $250 10 days
Express email or mail + $100 1 day
Restated articles Email or mail $100 10 days
Revival of a dissolved corporation Email or mail $250 10 days
Express email or mail This service is not currently available
Revocation of an intent to dissolve Email or mail $100 10 days
Free services
Service Processing time
(business days)
Online Email or mail
Add an English or French version of a corporate name, or change a name as directed by Corporations Canada 1 day 10 days
Amend Articles to only change minimum and maximum number of directors 1 day 10 days / Fees apply
Amend Articles to only change province or territory of registered office address 1 day 10 days / Fees apply
Changes regarding directors 1 day 10 days
Change registered office address 1 day 10 days
Change additional address associated with a corporation 1 day 10 days
Copies of documents (uncertified) 1 day Fees apply
Correction or cancellation if the error is made by Corporations Canada Not available 10 days
Discontinuance (not a Letter of Satisfaction) Not available 10 days
Dissolution Not available 10 days
Intent to dissolve Not available 10 days
Filing by-laws 1 day 10 days
Filing financial statements 1 day 10 days
Pre-approval of a corporate name 1 day 10 days

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