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Name search for a CANADIAN corporation

We will carry out for you the required name search PRIOR to the incorporation of your Canadian corporation with a corporate name...more

Answer the questionnaire.

Receive the search results by email.

Continue your steps toward the incorporation of your business.

A period of 5 to 10 business days is required to process your request
Starting from $145 * Details
  • The choice of a corporate name for a Canadian business corporation must be subject to a prior name search and comply with the applicable rules and laws.
  • You must ensure that the chosen name is not already in use, or that it does not cause any possible confusion with the name of another existing corporation or a trademark.
  • An assumed name, also known as business name, can also be used to identify the corporation.
  • The name search is the first step to perform PRIOR to the incorporation of a business corporation with a corporate name. The next step will be available in your account, once the name search service is duly completed and the pre-approval of the chosen name is confirmed.
  • For more information and for more complex situations, please contact  .

Other services offered

Incorporation and legal organization of a CANADIAN business corporation (CBCA) Incorporation and legal organization of a QUEBEC business corporation (QBCA) Search of identical name for a QUEBEC business corporation
Options and fees
Name search for a CANADIAN corporation $145
Fees to obtain the NUANS report $22

You can request a "Name search for a Canadian corporation" online. Here are the steps to follow:

  • Start the service by clicking on the blue button labelled "Click here to start";
  • If you have not already done so, please sign up;
  • Complete the questionnaire by entering the information required to process your request;
  • Once you have completed the questionnaire, you pay the required fees with your credit card;
  • We will send you, by email, a notice following the performed name search;
  • You can thereafter continue your steps for the incorporation of your business corporation using the following service, which will be available in your Scripta account;

For more complex situations requiring further examination, please contact  .

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