Register a business name

Change or cancel a business name

Find out how to change or cancel your business name.

Change or update registration details

Trade names/sole proprietorships

A trade name owner or sole proprietor's address can be updated by filling out the Declaration of Address Change (PDF, 2 pages).

Partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships

Partnership updates include:

  • partnership name change
  • partner change
  • partner address change

Amendment to Declaration of Partnership (PDF, 2 pages)

Limited partnership updates include:

  • partnership name change
  • partner change
  • change to partner agreements
  • extra-provincial limited partnerships must also provide proof the change has been registered in their home jurisdiction

Notice to Amend Certificate for Alberta/Extra-Provincial Limited Partnership  (PDF, 3 pages)

Limited liability partnership updates include:

  • partnership name change
  • change of representative partners
  • partner address change
  • professional approval for partnership
  • extra-provincial limited liability partnerships must also provide proof that a partnership name change has been registered in their home jurisdiction

Notice to Amend Alberta/Extra-Provincial Limited Liability Partnership (PDF, 4 pages)

Limited liability partnerships must also file annual reports to prevent the registration from being cancelled.

LLP Annual Report (PDF, 2 pages)

Cost

Service providers will charge a government fee and a service fee to update your business name registration.

Registry agent product catalogue (PDF, 25 pages)

Cancelling a business name

You should cancel your business name when:

All cancellations must be submitted to an authorized Corporate Registry service provider to take effect.

Find a service provider

You’ll need to take:

  • your completed form
  • valid ID
  • fee payment

Cost

Service providers will charge a government fee and a service fee to cancel your business name registration.

Registry agent product catalogue (PDF, 25 pages)

 

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What’s important to know

If your LP or LLP home jurisdiction is British Columbia or Saskatchewan, there are special processes for changing or cancelling your registration in Alberta.  Contact your home jurisdiction registry office for more information.

BC Corporate Registry

Saskatchewan Corporate Registry

Contact this service

780-427-7013

8:15 am - 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)