The choice of a name for a business corporation must be made in accordance with certain basic rules under the applicable laws, and our questionnaire is designed to guide you in this regard.
Our basic service consists of checking if the chosen name is not already used by another corporation and is limited to an identical name check in the Quebec Enterprise Register database.
Since the corporation and its directors are responsible for the choice of its name, you should really opt for a more thorough name search to ensure that the chosen name will not contain similarities with that of another existing corporation nor will it be confused therewith, and thus receive a complete name search report.
The name search is the first step to take PRIOR to the incorporation of a business corporation with a corporate name. The next step will be available in your Scripta account, once the name search service is duly completed and the chosen name is reserved.
For more information or more complex situations, please contact .
An assumed name, also known as business name, can also be used to identify the corporation.
A period of 2 to 5 business days will be required for the preparation of your service request
This name search for a Québec corporation service includes:
An identical name check in the Quebec Enterprise Register database;
Reservation of the proposed name.
A more complete search allowing you to know the names of existing corporations throughout the
country which may have similarities with the proposed name, and the issue of a
name search report.
Corporate name and assumed name of a business corporation
Incorporation of a business corporation
How to submit your request
* These fees may be changed within a 60-day notice and in accordance with section 71 of the Code of ethics of notaries.
GST and QST not included.
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