Business Name Registration and Renewals

Business name registrations apply to unincorporated business establishments and include the following:

  • Sole proprietorship’s (one owner) carrying on business under a name other than the individual’s full name
  • Partnerships carrying on business under a firm name other than the full names of the partners
  • Corporations carrying on business under a name other than their corporate name, referred to as a trade name of a corporation or an ‘operating as’ name
  • An existing general partnership or limited partnership registering a business name different from the registered firm name
  • Limited liability partnerships
  • Extra-provincial limited liability partnerships
  • Extra-provincial limited liability companies

ESC Business Name Registration and Renewal Services:

  • Ontario Business Registration
  • Ontario Business Renewal
  • Manual Business Name Registration Filings
  • WSIB and EHT Applications
  • Nationwide Business Name Registrations and Filings