Articles of Incorporation Instructions
Business Corporations Act


This information is submitted to your authorized service provider for filing with the Registrar pursuant to the Business Corporations Act and must conform to Section 1 of the Regulations made under the Act.

Item 1. Enter the proposed corporate name that complies with Sections 10 and 12 of the Business Corporations Act.

Item 2. Enter details of the:

  • rights
  • privileges
  • restrictions
  • conditions

Attached to each class of shares, along with the other details required by paragraph 6(1) (b) of the Act.

All shares must:

  • be without nominal or par value and
  • comply with Part 5 of the Act

Item 3. If you want to restrict the right to transfer shares, give the restriction. If transfer will NOT be restricted, please enter "NONE" on the form.

Item 4. Enter the following:

  • the number of directors or
  • the minimum AND maximum number of directors that the corporation is allowed to have

Item 5. If you want to restrict the business that the corporation may carry on:

  • name the restrictions and
  • make clear whether the corporation is to be restricted TO carry on the business you have named or restricted FROM carrying it on:

Item 6. Enter any rules or provisions that are:

  • permitted by the Act or Regulations
  • to be set out in the corporation's by-laws and
  • to form part of the Articles

If there are no other provisions, please enter "NONE" on the form.

Item 7. Enter the date on which the incorporators authorize the filing. Each incorporator must provide:

  • name of person authorizing
  • identification
  • his or her home address

If the incorporator is a corporation, give the corporation's name and the address of its registered office, and have a person authorized by the corporation enter his or her name and identification.

The Articles of Incorporation must be filed with the following:

  • Notice of Address
  • Notice of Directors
  • an Alberta Name Search Report (from the NUANS database), dated not more than 90 days from the date the Articles of Incorporation are submitted to your authorized service provider.

NOTE: Due to limited space, an appropriate attachment adhering to Section 1 of the Regulations is acceptable.

REG 3047 (Rev. 2003/05)