Request a Reservation of Name

Who can file a name reservation application?

The Produire une demande de réservation de nom online service is intended for any person wishing to file a name reservation application with the Registraire des entreprises, in particular to constitute, continue the existence of, amalgamate or reconstitute a business corporation in Québec or to modify the name of a business corporation already constituted. It is also possible to obtain a name reservation in order to constitute or modify a Québec legal person.

What is a name reservation application?

Though it is optional, reservation prevents the Registraire des entreprises from accepting an identical name in respect of the constitution of another business corporation or a non-profit legal person, or a name change.

A reservation is valid for 90 days.

Note
See Definition and Rules Applicable to the Name of an Enterprise to help you choose your name.

You may leave the service at any time and complete the request later. Your data will be preserved for 90 days.

Fees and terms of payment

The fees applicable to a name reservation application are given in chart RE-101, Tarifs et modalités de paiement (see English courtesy translation RE-101-T).

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