Introduction to Forming a Non-Profit Corporation. SOHL Annual Provincial Conference Member Consultation October 20, 2013. Information Services Corporation (ISC). https://www.isc.ca/CorporateRegistry/FormingaNonProfitCorporation/Pages/default.aspx
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Introduction to Forming a Non-Profit Corporation
SOHL Annual Provincial Conference
October 20, 2013
There are two kinds of non-profit corporations:
How to Incorporate a Non- Profit Organization
An organization may incorporate under federal laws or provincial laws. If an organization will carry on its activities in more than one province it may wish to incorporate under federal law. A local organization that will operate and remain in the community or province will usually incorporate under provincial laws. A non-profit group may be incorporated by one or more people. Each person must be:
- at least 18 years of age;
- mentally competent; and
- not have the status of bankrupt.
Before you may incorporate a Saskatchewan Non-profit Corporation, you must search and reserve a name for that corporation, unless you are incorporating as a number corporation (eg. 101010101 Saskatchewan Inc.). The Name Availability Search and Reservation can be performed online before submitting your application for incorporation OR you include the Non-profit Name Availability Search and Reservation form in your documentation submission (Steps 2-3).
Once you have your name search results and reservation number, you may complete and submit the forms required to incorporate online - Click here to access our Corporate Registry online registration website.You may also view the Non-Profit Corporations Act Incorporation Kit, which contains a copy of all the forms (and instructions) required to incorporate and/or register a Non-Profit Corporation in Saskatchewan.
You can submit forms online, by mail, fax, or in person.Online (costs $65): You may file Articles of Incorporation online using the Corporate Registry's online registration website. Mail, Fax or In Person (costs $65):Forms may be faxed, mailed or dropped off at our Corporate Registry Customer Service Centre. Corporate Registry1301 1st Avenue Regina, SKS4R 8H2 Phone: (306) 787-2962Fax: (306) 787-8999 [email protected]
Once your request is successfully processed you will receive a Certificate of Incorporation in the mail. The turnaround time for receiving this certificate will depend on the method you chose for delivery.Mail, In Person or FaxIt usually takes two weeks to process incorporation documents submitted by mail, fax or in person. ElectronicallyIf you choose pre-defined text on the Articles of Incorporation, your corporation will be incorporated effective the date you started the incorporation online. Your Certificate of Incorporation will be mailed out to you the next business day. If you choose to enter your own text on the Articles of Incorporation, your forms must be reviewed by Corporate Registry staff. This normally takes two or three business days. You will be notified by mail if there is an issue with your Articles of Incorporation.
All information presented today has been obtained from the ISC website: