Government of New Brunswick
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  • Overview

    The Foreign Resident Corporation Act is a highly specialized Act which deals with the continuance into New Brunswick of foreign corporation in the time of emergency.


    A foreign corporation incorporated outside of New Brunswick may pre-file an application to continue into New Brunswick as a foreign resident corporation.

    This is a fundamentally different process than the continuance of a corporation into New Brunswick under the Business Corporation Act.


    Upon receipt of the appropriate application and fee and upon review, the Minister responsible for Service New Brunswick may issue a certificate recognizing the continuance within New Brunswick of the foreign corporation.

    Provisions exist under the Act to address the updating of the pre-filed applications and any authorization issued by the Minister.


    Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

    Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
    Application to operate within New Brunswick200.002012-02-28
    Filing changes to an application100.002012-02-28
    Annual Fee (on the anniversary date from the issue date of the certificate)200.002012-02-28
    Filing documents pursuant to sections 7 and 11 of the Act250.002012-02-28
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