How to file an application under the Canada Business Corporations Act

Methods of filing, address and methods of payment
Method of filing Address Method of Payment Filing Fees
(not available for all applications)
Visit the Online Filing Center. Pay by accepted credit card or accepted debit card.
Email See note 1 below.
Fax 343-291-3409 See note 1 below.
Corporations Canada
235 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5
Pay by accepted credit card or by cheque payable to the Receiver General for Canada.


  1. Payment is made by accepted credit card only. Do not include your credit card information in your fax or email. Add a contact name and telephone number. Corporations Canada will call that person to obtain the credit card information.
  2. Corporations Canada does not acknowledge receipt of applications, except for online applications, or send back a copy of the forms filed.

    If you file an annual return, a change of registered office address or changes regarding directors, other than online, you can expect the corporation's information to be updated within five days of receipt. If you want to verify the information, Search for a federal corporation.

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