Jump start your business today by completing your online incorporation using the best and easiest platform available. The time it takes is 3 to 5 minutes. At Ontario Business Central, our business is to help you start and grow your business.

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Incorporating in Ontario is simple with the help of Ontario Business Central. Whether you are creating a named or numbered Ontario Corporation, we make it easy to get your business and running quickly. It only takes a few simple steps to complete your incorporation using our online form below.


$49.99 + fees
Named or Numbered
Prep of incorporation
Share structure included
Initial Notice
Minute Book


30 minutes to 2 hrs maximum
30 minutes to 3 hours maximum


  • Ontario address for the corporation. You can use a home address if you do not have a separate space for the business.
  • Legal name of each Incorporator/Director. This includes first, middle and last name when applicable. It is recommended you provide the same name as listed on either your Driver's Licence or Passport.
  • Address for each individual. The address for each Incorporator/Director is not required to be an Ontario address.
  • Selection of the overall minimum and maximum number of directors. Commonly, a minimum of 1 and maximum of 10 is used.
  • Share structure. This is an overall view of how the corporation will be governed by the individual owners. We offer one or two classes of shares as options or you can provide your own structure.
  • Signatures of the Incorporators/Directors are not required. Everything is provided and completed electronically.
  • Naics Code. This is a 6-digit code for your business activity to select as you incorporate.

Steps of the Incorporation Process

Step 1:
Ordering Page

  • Click to Incorporate Now
  • Select either a numbered or named corporation
  • Select NUANS option if applicable
  • Choose .ca or .com domain if required
  • Timeframe option selection
  • Share structure selection
  • Select any additional add-ons such as tax accounts, initial notice, tradename or corporate supplies

Step 2:
Provide Incorporation Details

  • Click proceed to next step
  • Provide Business Name if Named Corporation
  • Provide address for Corporation
  • Naics Code and business activity
  • Provide directors name and address
  • Provide minimum and maximum number of directors
  • Person Authorizing Incorporation including official email address

Step 3:
Provide Add-on Details if Applicable

  • Officer position for Initial Notice
  • Domain name selection
  • Custom structure details
  • Tax Account set up details
  • Trade name details for secondary business
  • Corporate supply delivery address

Step 4:
Payment Information

  • Review order details
  • billing and shipping information
  • telephone and email address
  • credit card payment including Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Visa Debit, Mastercard Debit
  • CLICK on box I am not a robot
  • Select complete my order

Step 5:

  • Confirmation email is sent to you and our team
  • We begin processing your order
  • Emails sent as we proceed through each step of the process
  • Named corporations will be searched for availability
  • Preparation and Completion of the Articles of Incorporation
  • Completed Incorporation documents emailed to you
  • Completed Add-ons emailed or shipped to you
Your business starts the moment you receive the documents.



Why Start a Corporation?

Name Protection

Name Protection

The name that you choose for your corporation becomes protected upon completion of the Articles of Incorporation within the jurisdiction of incorporation.

Liability Protection

Liability Protection

A corporation has its own identity separate from the people who are involved in the business.

Potential Tax Advantages

Potential Tax Advantages

There may be tax advantages to incorporation. A corporation in most cases has lower tax levels than any individual tax bracket.

To learn more about incorporating in Ontario, you can check out the Incorporation Learning Centre read some of our great blogs such as Registering a Corporation in Ontario and How to Incorporate in Ontario Yourself or contact one of our expert staff for additional information.


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