An Extra Provincial Licence (EPL) is available to foreign corporations (outside of Canada) that wish to obtain a business presence within the Province of Ontario. This is required when a physical address is/has been established by the foreign corporation within the Ontario Jurisdiction.
The filing does not require the directors of the foreign corporation to be Canadian citizens or permanent residents. An individual is required to be an 'Agent For Service'. This individual is required to be an individual who resides in Ontario and is 18 years or older or has a separate Ontario corporation.
Once the filing is completed, you may operate the Ontario corporation, open a bank account, obtain cheques, apply for HST etc.
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