Ontario Business Registration Services

Provides services surrounding Ontario business licences. Services include:

  • search for, register, renew, change, or cancel a business name
  • form, change, renew or dissolve an Ontario limited partnership
  • register, change, renew, or withdraw an extra-provincial limited partnership

Business name registrations are effective for 5 years. Most businesses can be registered online through the Integrated Business Services Application. Limited partnerships must be registered by mail or in-person. Information about limited partnership required forms and mailing addresses can be found online.

Organizations that offer this Service
ServiceOntario
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
8:30-17:00
Toronto Office

Tuesday:
8:30-17:00
Toronto Office

Wednesday:
8:30-17:00
Toronto Office

Thursday:
8:30-17:00
Toronto Office

Friday:
8:30-17:00
Toronto Office

Saturday:
Closed

Website: Register a Business name or Limited Partnership Website: Registering a business name information sheet

119 King St W
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4Y7

Eligibility

Open to all current or soon-to-be business owners in Ontario.

Areas Served
Burlington
Halton
Hamilton
Niagara
Oakville
Fees
Fee
Service
$60 Online business name registrations or renewals or $80 by mail
Languages
English
French
Application Instructions

To register a business online complete the Integrated Business Services Application.

To register a business in person or by mail complete the appropriate application form and deliver it in person or mail it to the address on the form.

Business names may be searched and registered in person from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on regular business days at:

Central Production and Verification Services Branch
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Second floor, 375 University Avenue
Toronto, ON  M5G 2M2

Last Full Update
February 1, 2022