Authorize a filer: Registry of Joint Stock Companies

You need to be an authorized filer for a business or non-profit to file online updates with Registry of Joint Stock Companies.

Use the Authorized Filer Form to confirm someone is authorized to file information on behalf of a business or non-profit. You need to file the form with Registry of Joint Stock Companies before an authorized filer can file online updates (for example, changing a recognized agent, address, partner, or officer and director information).

Who can use this form

Sole proprietorships, partnerships, companies, societies and co-operatives need to use this form to confirm someone is authorized to file information on behalf of a business or non-profit.

What you need to do

  1. Complete the Authorized Filer Form online.
  2. Check the form for details on all required supporting documents.
  3. Submit your completed form and supporting documents.

How long it takes

It should take 2 to 4 days to set up an authorized filer for a business or non-profit. It can take longer if more information is needed or if your form hasn’t been filled in correctly.

It may take longer than usual to process your request.

Cost

There is no cost to submit the form.

Before you start

Make sure you have:

  • name of business or non-profit
  • Registry ID for the business or non-profit
  • sole proprietor, or 1 of the partners, officers or directors available to sign the form

Online

When you file online you need to create an account or sign in. You also need to upload any supporting documents in PDF format, including a letter of authorization. You can use the Notice to the Registry of Joint Stock Companies Authorized Filer Form (PDF) for the letter of authorization. Or use the form as an example and prepare your own letter of authorization. If you prepare your own, you need to include all details outlined on the form.

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