A Calgary Law Firm to Extra Provincially Register Your Corporation
With a strong economy, Alberta attracts new business from all over Canada. Extra Provincial registration lawyers in Calgary, Alberta allow your corporation that is incorporated in another Province to legally operate in Alberta. No corporation is recognized as a legal entity unless it is registered. The lawyers at Kahane Law Office in Calgary can extra provincially register your Corporation in a professional, quick and affordable manner. Call now 403-225-8810.
What is Extra Provincial Registration?
Each province maintains a registry of corporations that are registered legal entities. The process for incorporation varies from province to province. Evey corporation will have a “home” province in which they were incorporated. In some instances, a company is registered federally. In this case they have no home province. If a corporation wants to do business in a province that they are not registered in, they need an extra provincial registration in order to be recognized in the new province. In connection with the registration, we can help meet your residency requirements with an extra provincial attorney for service address.
Why Extra Provincially Register in Alberta
Extra provincial registration is fundamental to operating in a province in which your business was not incorporated. The following are things that a corporation cannot do if they are not extra provincially registered.
- To be recognized by land titles to be registered on title to property
- To open an Alberta bank account
- To be recognized by Alberta courts
- Ability to contract.
What type of Entities Need to Extra Provincially Register
The following are the types of legal entities that must extra provincially register in Alberta to enjoy the benefits of being a legal entity:
- Incorporated businesses
- Limited companies
How long Does Extra Provincial Registration Take in Alberta
The process for extra provincial registration will vary from province to province. When a corporation want to extra provincially register in Alberta, we will require specific documentation depending on the home province. Similarly, the time frame that it takes to get extra provincial registration will vary on the home province. Generally we can have extra provincial registration completed within 2-3 business days of receiving all the relevant documentation.
Federally Registered Companies
Federally registered companies or corporations will not show up in a provincial search as they only legally exist federally. Since they are not registered in any one province, they must register in provinces they wish to be legally recognized in. Many people mistakenly believe that there is no need for extra-provincial registration of federal companies. This is not the case.
Finding Lawyers In Alberta To Register Your Corporation
The extra provincial registration lawyers at Kahane Law Office can help with your corporate legal needs. We can be reached toll-free at 1-877-225-8817 (or 403-225-8810 locally in Calgary, Alberta), or email us directly here.