Corporate Registry 

Need help with your business? Gold Key Registry offers a full range of corporate registration services in Strathmore, including NUANS searches and annual returns assistance.

Strathmore Corporate Registration Services

Gold Key Registry can help you with your corporate registration needs in Strathmore, including:

  • Incorporation
  • Maintenance of a corporation
  • Amending a corporation
  • Dissolving a corporation
  • Reviving a corporation
  • NUANs searches
  • Trade name registration
  • Corporation detail searches
  • Annual returns

Contact us today at 403-934-2375 or visit our office at 233 – 3rd Ave in Strathmore, AB. Or you can keep reading to learn more about corporate registration in Strathmore.

Incorporation in Strathmore

We can help you incorporate a new business in Strathmore or register an extra-provincial corporation. Incorporation is the legal process to form a corporation. It separates the company from the owner and investors legally and financially.

We can also register an extra-provincial corporation or amalgamation.

Maintenance of Corporations in Strathmore

Gold Key Registry can assist with the maintenance of your business as well as:

  • Certificate of status
  • Certified copy of information
  • Certified copy of microfilm or digital document
  • Certified copy of transactions

We can also aid with annual returns.

Amending a Corporation in Strathmore

Here are some of the corporate registry changes Gold Key can help your Strathmore business with:

  • Adding, updating or removing corporation attorneys, directors, shareholders, receiver and record keepers
  • Change jurisdiction for Alberta or extra-provincial companies
  • Change the corporation’s name, status or address
  • Register an amalgamation

Dissolving a Corporation in Strathmore

Gold Key Registry can help you file the appropriate paperwork to dissolve a corporation in Strathmore and issue a certificate of dissolution.

Reviving a Corporation in Strathmore

If you’d like to initiate a revival of your corporation in Strathmore, our registry can help.

NUANs Searches and Reports

A NUANS search checks a suggested corporate name to a database of existing corporate names. If the suggested name has not been taken, it will be reserved for a period of 90 days.

A NUAN report is part of your incorporation documents if you do not wish to incorporate with a name. Otherwise, a numbered company will represent the legal business entity.

Corporate Name Registration in Strathmore

Gold Key Registry offers full corporate name registration services, including:

  • Trade/corporate name registration
  • Register an English/French name equivalency
  • Register or cancel an extra-provincial assumed name

Corporation Detail Searches in Strathmore

Our Strathmore corporate registry services include searches for information about registered corporations, partnerships, trade name, and non-profits. This includes:

  • Current searches
  • Historical searches
  • Certificates of status
  • Certified copy of information
  • Certified copy of transaction

Annual Returns in Strathmore

Every Strathmore corporation must file an annual return on the anniversary of their incorporation. A pre-printed form is mailed to the corporation’s registered office or mailing address from the government. If you fail to file this form within 18 months of the anniversary date, your corporation will be dissolved.

Gold Key Registry can provide this form if you do not receive it as well as assist in filing it out and filing it.

Strathmore Corporate Registry Fees

The Government of Alberta collects a portion of the fees for many corporate registration services in Strathmore. Gold Key Registry fees vary depending on the complexity of the task.

How much do corporate registration services cost in Strathmore?

The cost depends on the individual corporate registration service. Some have a set government fee while others do not.

How much does it cost to register a corporation in Strathmore?

Incorporation with a minute book is $590.00

Incorporation without a book is $464.00

How much does it cost to file an annual return in Strathmore?

As of March 2020, it costs $70 to file an annual return in Strathmore at Gold Key Registry. The Government of Alberta has a set fee of $50.00 for this service.

Frequently Asked Questions About Corporate Registry Services in Strathmore

Here are the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about corporate registration services in Strathmore.

What is a corporate search?

A corporate search is a search done through a database of current and historical corporations. You can find out a corporation’s registered name and address.

How do I incorporate a business in Strathmore?

Here’s how you incorporate a business in Strathmore:

  1. Choose a name (or use a numbered company).
  2. Get a NUANS report. This ensures your company will not share the same name as another corporation. This report will also reserve your chosen name for 90 days. If you are registering as a numbered company, you can skip this step.
  3. Fill out the Articles of Incorporation. You can get these online or at the registry.
  4. Register your official address in a Notice of Address. It will need to be in Alberta. This is the address any legal documents will be delivered to.
  5. Register a director in a Notice of Directors. You’ll need appoint or elect at least one.
  6. Submit your application package at Gold Key Registry. It should include your articles of incorporation, notice of address, notice of directors, NUANS report, valid ID and fee payment.

Do I need to incorporate my business in Strathmore?

If you’re operating under your own name, you do not need to incorporate your Strathmore business. However, there are tax advantages to incorporating and you will also be able to separate your personal and business legal obligations and finances.

How do I change a corporation’s name in Strathmore?

To change a corporation’s name in Strathmore, you need to complete an Article of Amendment form, run a NUANs report, provide identification, and pay the fee. We can take care of corporation name changes at Gold Key Registry!

How do I change a corporation’s official address?

If you’ve moved to or from Strathmore, you may need to update your corporation’s official address. You can do this by completing a Change of Address form, available online or at the registry. You’ll then need to file the form at Gold Key Registry. You’ll need to provide identification and pay the service fee.

How do I dissolve a corporation in Strathmore?

Dissolving a corporation in Strathmore may have different steps, depending on the size of the organization and if there are liabilities or debts. Here are the steps you need to take at the registry:

  1. Fill out the Articles of Dissolution OR
  2. Complete the Notice of Intent to Dissolve form.
  3. Fill out additional forms related to your dissolution, if application. Notice of Change of Record Keeper After Dissolution and Notice of Court-Ordered Appointment/Discharge of Liquidator.
  4. Submit these forms at Gold Key Registry and pay the applicable fees.

Our corporate registry in Strathmore can help you with this process.

How do I revive a corporation in Strathmore?

Here’s how to revive a corporation in Strathmore:

  1. Fill out the applicable forms. This includes the Articles of Revival, Notice of Address, Notice of Directors, and Annual Return.
  2. Get a NUANS report if the corporation has been dissolved for 3 or more years.
  3. Visit Gold Key registry to submit your application.

What does NUANS stand for?

NUANS stands for Newly Upgraded Automated Name Search.

What is a NUANS report?

A NUANS report compares a suggested corporation name with a large database of Albertan and Canadian corporations.

Why do I need a NUANS report?

This report required when incorporating (unless you’re using a numbered company) as you cannot incorporate with the same or very similar name as another existing corporation.

What is an annual return?

An annual return is essentially notification to the Government of Alberta that your business is still operating in the province. You can also update other important information like changes to directors or the corporation’s address. It is not the same thing as your tax return.

How do I submit an annual return?

You can submit an annual return at Gold key Registry in Strathmore. You’ll need to:

  1. Gather shareholder information including their names, addresses and the percentages of issued voting shares.
  2. Fill out an annual return form. This is available online or at the registry.
  3. Submit your annual return with valid identification and pay the service fees.

If you have any questions, our Gold Key Registry staff would be happy to help!

Areas We Serve

  • Rockyford
  • Standard
  • Beiseker
  • Indus
  • Drumheller
  • Bassano
  • Vulcan
  • Brooks
  • Airdrie
  • Irricana
  • Arrowwood
  • Acme
  • Linden
  • Three Hills
  • Trochu
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