Corporate Services: Frequently Asked Questions

Corporate Services: Frequently Asked Questions

Nuans Questions

$45.00 plus $5.85 HST.

Turn-around time is same day if requested by 3:00 pm Atlantic Time.

Any similar names in New Brunswick or Nova Scotia will affect the availability of your name.

A preliminary search is performed before the names are entered. If there is a problem at this stage, there is no fee, and you will be contacted to provide a second choice, if one was not given at time of request.

To register with the New Brunswick government, the Atlantic report is required. The Federal NUANS is only for corporations that wish to federally incorporate.

The NUANS report is required by the government before they will register your business name. The search indicates similar business/corporate names to yours. If the names are too similar, your name will not be available for registration.

Yes, also note that a business name cannot consist only of a personal name or initial. A distinctive word must be added. Ex: John Doe Enterprises.

The report is valid for 90 days. If you have not registered in this period, you will be required to request a search again.

Corporate Information Questions

New Brunswick, Nova Scotia & PEI corporate information can usually be provided the same day as requested.

All documents filed by the corporation or business are available. There is a fee, depending on the type of copy requested.

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Mon-Fri: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Sat-Sun: Closed


Phone: +1 (506) 450-4494
Fax:+1 (506) 459-4611


181 Westmorland Street
Suite 304A
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 3L6

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