Government of New Brunswick


The Partnerships and Business Names Registration Act provides for the registration of a business name.


Every person other than a partnership who carries on a trading, mining or manufacturing business in New Brunswick and uses a business name other than his/her own name is required to register their business name.


A certificate of business name is required to be filed under the Act.As prescribed by the Act, various filings are required to maintain the business name registration e.g. renewal of certificate of business name every 5 years. The relevant statutory provisions and forms should be referred to.


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

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
Certificate of Business Name (includes $12.00 Royal Gazette fee)112.001991-01-01
Certificate of renewal of business name (includes $12.00 Royal Gazette fee)62.001991-01-01
Certificate of appointment or change of agent for service12.001991-01-01
Certificate of Cessation of business or use of business name (includes $12.00 Royal Gazette fee)12.001991-01-01