BC Registries and Online Services

This service can be used by:

Sole Proprietorships
Incorporated Societies

You can use this service to:

Instantly register your sole proprietorship or general partnership with the BC Corporate Registry (Note: This registration requires pre-approval of your business name. Forms can be obtained at the Government Agent Office)
Register as a vendor for the provincial sales tax with the BC Consumer Taxation Branch
Register as an employer with the Workers’ Compensation Board of BC
Apply for personal optional protection with Workers’ Compensation Board of BC
Apply for a business number account with the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency for HST, payroll deductions, corporate income tax, and import/export account.
Apply for one or more municipal business licenses with participating municipalities