Guided Business Name Request

Service Description

The name you choose for your business is one of the most important decisions you will make. It plays a huge role in the perception of your brand and securing your chosen business name is a critical early step in the start-up process.

Simplify the process and submit your business name request at Small Business BC. Our expert business advisors can help make this process easy by reviewing your name choices with you and filing the request on your behalf.

Approvals typically take 3-5 business days by email. Expedited requests (typically processed in 1 business day) available for an additional fee.

Related Products of Sole Proprietorships and General Partnerships
Guided Business Registration and Name Request: Guided name request and sole proprietorship/general partnership registration, GST registration (if required), as well as a printed registration certificate.

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  • Advisors will review your business name choices to ensure it meets formatting requirements

  • Application filed on your behalf

  • Advisors act as a sounding board for potential choices

  • Increased chance of name approval

  • Support and advice at every step of the way

Service Offered By

Small Business BC’s advisory services are delivered online via Zoom, or over the phone. For instructions on how to optimize your Zoom setup, click here.

  • Price: $50.00
  • Length: 15 Minutes
  • Subject: Industry Regulations, Legal, Accounting
  • Language: English, French
  • Stage of Business: Start-Up
This service may be taken by phone or video call
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