BC Business Registry 

OneStop Business Registry, Government of British Columbia
Applies only to: British Columbia

This website will guide you through the steps of registering your sole proprietorship or general partnership business in BC.

The first step in registering your business is the approval of your business name using the Name Request Form found on the BC Registry website. Once that is complete, this online business registration system can help you:

  • Register a sole proprietorship or general partnership business
  • Register your business number
  • Register for a liquor licence
  • File a change in your business address

You will be assigned a business registration number when your registration is complete.

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