Canada is the largest state in North America and is second only to the Russian Federation in area. The form of government in Canada is a constitutional monarchy, the country is governed by a Governor-General appointed by the Queen of Great Britain. Like any developed country, Canada has its own national commercial register of companies. An extract from the commercial register of Canada allows you to obtain information about all companies registered in Canada and find out the necessary data when concluding foreign trade agreements and conducting foreign economic activity. The Trade Register of Canada is maintained at both the federal and regional levels. The federal register, created in 1993, maintains a general account of companies at the state level, but there are territorial registers that are maintained by the governments of the respective regions.
Canada is not an offshore zone and is not included in the black lists of the European Union, OECD and the Central Bank of Russia. Canada's legal system is based on British Common Law and French law such as Quebec. Certain regions of Canada allow the creation of branches for companies registered on the territory of classic offshore companies, which can characterize these regions as “quasi-offshore” or low-tax jurisdictions.
Extract from the commercial register of Canada with and without consular legalization
Canada has not ratified the 1961 Hague Convention abolishing the requirement for legalization of foreign official documents, for this reason an extract from the commercial register of Canada requires consular legalization for the respective state. The content of the information obtained from the register may vary, some information is provided for a fee, as well as various certificates. We will help you in obtaining various kinds of documents from the commercial register of Canada, namely:
- Extract from the trade register of Canada in electronic form without consular legalization — Ontario, Quebec, Alberta (the document is sent in .pdf format). The cost of the service is 56 €;
- Extract from the commercial register of Canada with consular legalization for your state (the document is provided in hard copy, passed legalization in Canada and at the Consulate of your country). The cost of the service is 950 €;
- Obtaining additional documents from the commercial register of Canada, as well as from lawyers in Canada at the request of the client;
- Please note that the cost of delivery of a document that has passed consular legalization is not included in the price. Shipping cost DHL, UPS from 100 €, it all depends on the distance of the delivery point.
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Extract from the commercial register of Canada for work with external counterparties and international contracts
The main purpose of obtaining an extract from the bussines register of Canada and any country in the world is the ability to obtain information about the company and check its presence in the register, as well as the status of a legal entity. Such measures are necessary when concluding contracts and transactions both within Canada and in foreign economic activity. The registry plays an important role in litigation. An extract from the commercial register allows you to confirm the legal capacity of the company and its ability to be responsible for the relationships that it creates in business and not only. If you need to get up-to-date information about a company in Canada, we will help you with this!