ONESTOP BUSINESS SERVICES
Business Registration service enables new and existing
businesses to complete multiple government applications quickly
and efficiently. Businesses can apply for any or all of these
registrations at one time in less than one hour:
- Register your
proprietorship or partnership name with B.C. Corporate Registry
- Register as
a vendor for the provincial sales tax with B.C. Consumer
- Register as
an employer with Workers' Compensation Board of B.C.
- Apply for personal
optional protection coverage with Workers' Compensation
Board of B.C.
for a business number account for GST/HST, payroll deductions,
corporate income tax and import/export with Canada Customs
and Revenue Agency
- Apply for one
or more municipal business licences with participating
municipalities. If your municipality is not listed and
you wish to apply for a business licence with them, please
contact them directly.
Business Address Change service allows businesses to change
their physical and/or mailing address with one entry and automatically
notify participating federal, provincial and municipal agencies.
This service is currently available only to B.C. corporations.
Both services are
- on the Internet seven days a week, or
- at kiosks
located conveniently throughout the province, with staff available
to assist, if necessary, Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30
PM, Pacific Time excluding statutory holidays.
Services is offered by the Province of British Columbia's
Ministry of Small Business & Economic Development in collaboration
with its many federal, provincial and municipal government
Web site: http://www.onestopbc.ca
Do not possess a
credit card? Not comfortable with using the internet?
of using the old-fashioned form method is still available
your name has been approved using the Name
Approval Request form (pdf document),
you can file the Statement
of Registration of General Partnership or Sole Proprietorship
(pdf document) with your local Government
Agent ($40.00), at Canada/BC
Business Services ($50.00+tax), or by mailing the completed
form directly to the Registrar of Companies (address on the
form - $40.00)
Please be aware
that there is an approximate 3 weeks wait to recieve your
registration number using this method (using Onestop, you
will receive your registration number immediately)