Change your registered office address: co-operatives
Co-operatives need to change their registered office address information with Registry of Joint Stock Companies.
Use the Change of Entity Address Form to change the registered address of your co-operative.
You need to notify Registry of Joint Stock Companies of any changes to the registered office address within 28 days of the change.
All co-operatives need to have a registered office in Nova Scotia.
Information you file with Registry of Joint Stock Companies is available to the public.
Who can use this form
Co-operatives need to use this form to change the registered office information for their non-profit with Registry of Joint Stock Companies.
What you need to do
- Complete the Change of Entity Address Form online.
- Within 28 days of the change, submit your completed form.
- Registry of Joint Stock Companies updates your records.
How long it takes
It should take 1 to 2 weeks to update your records. It can take longer if more information is needed or if your form hasn’t been filled in correctly.
There is no cost to submit the form.
Before you start
Make sure you have:
- full legal name of the co-operative
- civic address and mailing address of the registered office
When you file online you need to create an account or sign in. You also need to be an authorized filer for the business or non-profit.
You can use the Notice of Registered Office (Co-operatives) Form (PDF 226 kB) if you’re unable to file online. An officer or director of the co-operative needs to complete the form. Send your completed form by mail. Or drop it off at Registry of Joint Stock Companies or Access Nova Scotia.