Québec Enterprise Number (NEQ)
The Québec enterprise number : a key number for businesses
The Québec enterprise number (or “NEQ,” for “numéro d’entreprise du Québec”) is a number assigned to businesses registered in the enterprise register. Businesses can use this unique numeric identifier when dealing with Québec government agencies and business partners. The NEQ is one of the measures put forward by the Québec government to simplify regulatory procedures for businesses.
How to obtain a Québec enterprise number (NEQ)
A business obtains a Québec enterprise number (NEQ) when it registers with the enterprise registrar.
Who can obtain a Québec enterprise number (NEQ)?
Any business that is registered in the enterprise register obtains a Québec enterprise number (NEQ). The business’s number, as well as information about the business, is then made available on the enterprise register’s site free of charge.
What is the Québec enterprise number (NEQ) for?
The Québec enterprise number (NEQ) is a numeric identifier intended to simplify and streamline dealings between businesses and Québec government departments and agencies (for example, when businesses want to register for government programs and services).
The NEQ is a key that opens a growing number of doors at the Québec government. You can now use your NEQ with the following government departments and agencies: