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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

+ $100

1 day

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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