Register a Co-operative

In order to register a co-operative (or new generation co-operative) in the Corporate Registry application you will need to know your:

Reserved Name (Reservation Number) 

  • This includes entity dates (effective and fiscal year end date), nature of business, share details, authorized number of directors, and restrictions.
  • Articles attachment may have to be included as an attachment along with the online application.

  • Bylaws must be reviewed and approved to be true copies by the president and secretary of the co-operative.
  • A copy of the bylaws must be uploaded and submitted along with the online application in .PDF format.

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

Director/Officer Information
  • You may either choose a fixed number of directors or a range in the number of directors that is, a minimum and maximum number. 
  • Includes first/middle/last names, email, physical, and mailing 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

  • Only required when there is not a director with a physical address in Saskatchewan on file.
  • If you require a power of attorney, you will be required to attach a Consent to Act as Power of Attorney form in .PDF format. This form is available on our business corporations forms page.

  • May be a person or entity (business).
During the incorporation process, you may choose to register with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Finance.  You may also request the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) contact you with information about registering with WCB.

  • 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.

File your Co-operative Registration

  • Log in to the Corporate Registry application.
    • Select ‘file’.
  • Under the heading ‘reserve a name or create a company' click on ‘co-operatives’ and select the ‘incorporate’ option.
    • Enter in your business name reservation number. (This number can be found in your 'my activity' page). Click ‘continue’.
    • Be sure to select either ‘co-operative’ or ‘new generation co-operative’.
  • Complete the application and submit.
    • The summary screen within the application will provide an overview of your registration.


Learn about amalgamating your co-operative.