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) 

Articles
  • 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
  • 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.

Incorporator
  • May be a person or entity (business).
  • At this point in the process, you may select if you wish to register with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Finance and/or Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board.

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.

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.

Amalgamations

Learn about amalgamating your co-operative.