Government of New Brunswick

Overview

The Business Corporations Act provides for the following:

1. Incorporation of a business corporation
2. The registration of extra-provincial corporations

Eligibility

1.To incorporate a business corporation, the required articles of incorporation must be filed under the Act along with the appropriate fee payment.

2.An extra-provincial provincial corporation is required to become registered under the Act if it carries on business in New Brunswick. A fee payment is required for this along with appropriate documentation.

Description

1. Provisions exist under the Act detailing the incorporation process. Once incorporated, the corporation has certain reporting obligations such as the filing of an annual return under the Act. Likewise, processes are set out to deal with amendments to the charter of the corporation, amalgamations, dissolutions.

2. Provisions exist under the Act detailing the registration process for extra-provincial corporations. Once registered, the corporations has reporting obligations, such as the filing of an annual return. Likewise, processes are set out in the Act to deal with recording changes relating to the extra-provincial coproration, e.g. change in name of the corporation

Fees

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

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
YYYY-MM-DD
Provincial Corporation
  Certificate of Incorporation e-filed (includes the $12 Royal Gazette Fee)262.002004-01-01
  Certificate of Incorporation Paper filed (regular service) (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)312.002004-01-01
  Certificate of Incorporation (Paper filed) (Expedited Service) (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)362.002004-01-01
  Certificate of Amendment (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)212.002004-01-01
  Certificate of Continuance (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)362.002004-01-01
  Restated certificate of incorporation (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)112.002004-01-01
  Certificate of Amalgamation (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)362.002004-01-01
  Certificate of Continuance (New Brunswick only)(includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)162.002004-01-01
  Certificate of Discontinuance (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)362.002004-01-01
  Certificate of Revival (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)262.002004-01-01
  Certificate of Arrangement (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)362.002004-01-01
  Certificate of Dissolution (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)62.002004-01-01
  Certificate of Revocation of intent to dissolve (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)62.002004-01-01
  Application to the Director for an exemption under Section 850.001991-01-01
  Notice of change of Registered Office Paper Filed0.001991-01-01
  Notice of Appointment or discharge of a receiver or receiver- manager (includes $12.00 Royal Gazette Fee)42.002004-01-01
  Notice of change of Directors Paper Filed0.001991-01-01
  Annual Return e-filed60.002006-04-01
  Certificate of Intent to Dissolve12.002004-01-01
  Notice of Change of Registered Office e-filed2.002006-03-17
  Notice of Change of Directors e-filed2.002005-11-08
  Annual Return Paper Filed80.002006-04-01
Extra Provincial Corporation Fees2006-04-01
  Statement of Registration regular service (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)212.002004-01-01
  Statement of Registration expedited service (includes the $12.00 Royal Gazette fee)312.002004-01-01
  Appointment or Change of Attorney for Service50.001991-01-01
  Election of Anniversary month25.001982-01-01
  Application of Reinstatement (includes the $12.00 Royal Gazette fee)112.001982-01-01
  Notice of Change of Name regular service (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)112.002004-01-01
  Notice of Change of Name expedited service (includes $12 Royal Gazette fee)212.002004-01-01
  Notice of Change of Address Paper filed0.001991-01-01
  Notice of Change of Directors Paper Filed0.001991-01-01
  Notice of Continuance0.001991-01-01
  Amalgamated Extra-provincial Corporation regular service (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)212.002004-01-01
  Annual Return Paper Filed200.001982-01-01
  Amalgamated Extra-provincial Corporation expedited service (includes the $12 Royal Gazette fee)312.002004-01-01
  Application for Exemption50.001982-01-01
  Notice of Change of Address e-filed2.001991-01-01
  Notice of Change of Directors e-filed2.001991-01-01
  Annual Return e-filed220.001982-01-01
Other Fees1982-01-01
  Photocopy of a Document10.001982-01-01
  Certified Copy of a Document20.001982-01-01
  Certificate of Fact/Status20.001982-01-01
  Vesicular Copy of Microfiche1.001982-01-01