Continue a Business Corporation

Continue an Extra-Provincial Business Corporation into Saskatchewan

In order to continue your business corporation into Saskatchewan via the Corporate Registry application you will need to know your:

Reserved Business Name (Reservation Number)
  • Alternatively, you may select a numbered corporate name (only if your corporation was a numbered company in its home province).
  • You must also know if the business was ever registered as an extra-provincial business in Saskatchewan.

Articles

  • This includes your business (entity) details in your home jurisdiction such as entity name, incorporation/amalgamation date, entity number, country and province.
  • You must also include the nature of business, share details, authorized number of directors, restrictions and authorization attachment.
  • You may be required to include articles of attachment.

Registered Office

  • Physical address (location of Registered office which must be a Saskatchewan address).
  • Mailing address.
  • Email address.

Director/Officer Information

  • Includes first/middle/last names, email, physical, and ,ailing address of directors and/or officers.
  • Location of your business (this is the physical address, P.O. box numbers are not accepted)

Power of Attorney
  • Powers of attorney are mandatory if there is not a director with an address in Saskatchewan.
  • If there is a director with a Saskatchewan address, a power of attorney is not permitted.
  • The power of attorney does not need to consent to or acknowledge the appointment.

Authorization Document from Current Home Jurisdiction

  • To continue into Saskatchewan, a certificate or letter of authorization issued by the current home jurisdiction is required.

Fees
  • Fees applicable to your incorporation will be displayed under the fees tab in the Corporate Registry application.

Please note: The Corporate Registry cannot provide advice about your incorporation. You should contact a lawyer to discuss your legal concerns or an accountant to discuss your financial concerns.

File your Business Corporation Continuance

  • Log in to the Corporate Registry application.
    • Select ‘file’.
  • Under the heading ‘reserve a name or create a company' click on ‘business corporations’ and select the ‘continue into Saskatchewan' option.
    • If your corporation was not previously registered, enter in your business name reservation number. (This number can be found in your 'my activity' page). Click ‘continue’.
  • Complete the application and submit.
    • The summary screen within the application will provide an overview of your registration.

Filing your Application to Continue your Saskatchewan Business into Another Province:

  • Login to the Corporate Registry application.
    • Select ‘file’.
  • Enter your Saskatchewan entity number or name in the ‘update entity’ field.
    • Click on your entity name that displays.
    • Select the option ‘application for authorization to continue’.
  • Complete the application and submit.
    • The summary screen within the application will provide an overview of your submission.
  • Once this transaction is completed. You can receive your authorization under ‘my activity’ in the top toolbar and select ‘submission’ to receive your authorization.
  • You then will need to access the other provinces Corporate Registry to complete your continuance in that jurisdiction.  
  • Once discontinued, the Saskatchewan corporation has 30 days to register an XP registration – That means that a the power of attorney, registered office and possible updated name change is filed.