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INFO 17 COM (MAR 2018) 1
Voluntarily Dissolving a Limited Company
Thank you for your request on how to dissolve a company
under section 316 (see attached Appendix A) of the Business
STEP 1: COMPLETE AN AFFIDAVIT
To dissolve a company, the company must rst comply with
section 316 of the Business Corporations Act. This section, as
well as section 344(2), are included in Appendix A for your
The rst step will be to complete and deposit in the
company's records oce an adavit sworn by a director
of the company. See Appendix A section 316(1)(a) for
information and Appendix B for a sample adavit.
STEP 2: FILE ANY OUTSTANDING ANNUAL
The company must be in good standing as at the date
the Dissolution Request is led. Good standing means the
company has complied with section 51 of the Business
Corporations Act and is up to date with annual report lings.
To le any outstanding annual reports, logon to
www.corporateonline.gov.bc.ca. The Corporate Online site
includes online help information to assist you with ling
online. Visit www.corporateonline.gov.bc.ca and complete
your ling using a credit card OR for BC OnLine customers,
le using your BC OnLine account.
If you prefer to le by mail, contact Dye & Durham by calling
toll free 1 800 665-6211 or visit www.dyedurham.com. An
additional service fee will apply.
STEP 3: FILE A DISSOLUTION REQUEST
Once the company is in good standing, the next step in the
process is to le an Dissolution Request with the Corporate
Registry. The Dissolution Request must be submitted
electronically over the Internet by visiting Corporate Online
at www.corporateonline.gov.bc.ca and completing your
ling using a credit card or, for BC OnLine customers,
le using your BC OnLine account. The Corporate Online
site includes online help information to assist you with
completing and ling the online application form.
Note: You will be asked to enter the company password at the
start of the Dissolution Request transaction. Please make sure
you have the password before you begin.
Note: It is recommended that you complete the attached
paper version of the Dissolution Request rst and use it for
reference when you electronically le the request.
If you are not able to le electronically, you may prepare
the forms on paper and, once the forms are completed,
contact a law rm or registry agent to submit the forms on
your behalf. The law rm or registry agent will charge you
a service fee, in addition to the Corporate Registry’s fees
for ling the form. BCRegistry Services’ Preferred Service
Provider is Dye&Durham, which can be contacted at
1800665-6211 or at their website, www.dyedurham.com.
STEP 4: RECEIVE CONFIRMATION
Once the Dissolution Request has been led using Corporate
Online, the registrar will provide conrmation of the
dissolution of the company by issuing and providing a copy
of the certicate of dissolution to the person shown in the
application as having custody of the “dissolved company
records”, as well as to the “person submitting the application”
on behalf of the company. The registrar will also publish
notice of the dissolution on the Queen’s Printer website,
The fee to le an Dissolution Request using Corporate Online
is $20.00, and a BC OnLine service fee of $1.50. You will need
a valid credit card and you will be asked to enter the credit
card information at the end of the transaction.
Note: Should you choose to have a future eective ling date
for the dissolution, the fee to le a Dissolution Request using
Corporate Online is $120.00, and a BCOnLine service fee of
For information regarding fees and procedure for BCRegistry
Services’ Preferred Service Provider Dye&Durham to le on
your behalf, go to their website at www.dyedurham.com
or call 1 800 665-6211. You should contact Dye & Durham
to conrm the total fees required, before sending your
documents for ling.