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Doing business in BC (Victoria)

Starting, Expanding, or Moving a Business?

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Welcome to the OneStop Business Registry where you can do the most commonly required business registrations and transactions.

Find information on starting your business

Information on starting a new business.
Choose your business name and get it approved

This is the first step in registering your business.
Ready to register your business:
Protected content Proprietorship or General Partnership
Protected content Revenue Agency
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Protected content deductions
Protected content accounts
Protected content Sales Tax (PST)
Protected content - the Workers' Compensation Board of B.C.
Protected content Government Business Licences.
Incorporate your company

Incorporate your company and file other Business Corporations Act forms over the Internet.
Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (LCLB)
Protected content your liquor licence
Protected content for a Restaurant (Food-Primary) Liquor Licence
Protected content Catered Events
Protected content to Transfer a Restaurant (Food-Primary) Liquor Licence
Protected content of Ownership of a Restaurant (Food-Primary) Liquor Licence
Change your business address

Automatically notify many participating public agencies of your business address change.
Find more business information

Go here for specialized advice on growing your business.

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