OCBR Help and Instructions
Please find below a number of instruction documents that will assist you based on the task you are trying to complete in the Online Corporate and Business Registry ("OCBR").
|Create Account||Steps on how to create an account in OCBR.|
|Find your Draft||Instructions to find your draft, if you have saved a draft.|
|Help with Checkout||
Assisting with checking out with filing a renewal or return.
Note: "Reserve a Name" transaction in the instructions is only used as an example to show how the checkout works.
|How to Change your Address||Instructions on how to change your business address in OCBR.|
OCBR Transaction Instructions
|Re-Registration of Corporation||Once||No fee||Instructions on how to move your existing corporation into the new online system (OCBR).|
|Re-Registration of Sole Proprietorship, Partnership or Business Name||Once||No fee||Instructions on how to move your existing sole proprietorship, partnership, or business name into the new online system (OCBR).|
New Registration Instructions
|New Sole Proprietorship|
|New Trade Name|
|New Extra-Provincial Corporate Registration|
|New Federal Corporation (with Head Office in PEI)|
Renewal or Return Instructions
|Submit Corporate Annual Return||Annually||Instructions to submit your corporations annual returns in OCBR. You have 6 months from the expiry date to complete your annual returns. After that date your status will change to "inactive due to non-payment".|
|Renew Sole Proprietorship, Partnership or Trade Name||Every 3 years||Instructions to renew your sole proprietorship, partnership or trade name in OCBR. You have 6 months from the expiry date to complete your annual returns. After that date your status will change to "inactive due to non-payment".|
|Submitting Renewal of Extra-Provincial Registration||Annually||Instructions to submit your extra-provincial corporations annual returns in OCBR. You have 6 months from the expiry date to complete your annual returns. After that date your status will change to "inactive due to non-payment". Note extra-provincial corporations are corporations that are not incorporated in PEI.|
Guides and Reference Materials
- Re-registering in the New Online Business/Corporate Registry
- Corporate Transparency Requirements
- Guide to Share Structure and Restrictions
- Guide to Corporate and Business Name Rules
- Types of Businesses
Please contact the Corporate Registry by phone: 902-368-4550 Ext #1 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We receive a very high volume of calls. If you leave a voicemail, we will return your call within 24 business hours.
Summer Hours: 8:00AM to 4:00PM
Regular Hours: 8:30AM to 5:00PM