Responsibilities for corporations, cooperatives and organizations

Change notices for corporations, cooperatives and organizations

Follow these instructions to make sure that your corporation, cooperative, or non-profit organization keeps updated information at Corporate Registry.

Cost

Service providers will charge a government fee and a service fee for filing change notices for Alberta and out of province corporations.

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Alberta corporation

Alberta corporations need to provide an authorized Corporate Registry service provider with address or director updates within 15 days of a change.

  1. Gather information

    If your corporation is changing directors, you’ll need to get:

    • names and addresses of incoming directors
    • appointment dates of incoming directors
    • names of outgoing directors
    • resignation or cessation dates of outgoing directors

    At least 25% of the board of directors must be resident Canadians. Directors must be at least 18 years old.

    If your corporation is changing its legal addresses, the new registered office must be a physical location in Alberta, such as a street location or legal land description. If the registered office address doesn’t have mail delivery, an Alberta postal address must also be supplied.

  2. Fill out the form

    Fill out the form associated with the change you’re making:

    Change of address (PDF, 2 pages)

    Change of director (PDF, 2 pages)

    Change of director address (PDF, 2 pages)

  3. Take your information to a service provider

    You need to take your form to a registry agent or authorized Alberta service provider. You’ll need to take:

    • your information
    • valid ID
    • fee payment

    If your information meets requirements, the service provider will enter it into the Corporate Registry computer system.

    Find a service provider

Out of province corporation

If your corporation's home province is British Columbia or Saskatchewan, there are special streamlined processes for you. Contact your home jurisdiction registry office for information.

BC Corporate Registry

Saskatchewan Corporate Registry

If your corporation is from another province or country, you’ll need to provide Alberta Corporate Registry with address, director or Alberta attorney updates within 30 days of a change.

  1. Fill out the form

    Fill out the form associated with the change you’re making:

  2. Take your information to a service provider

    You need to take your form to a registry agent or authorized Alberta service provider. You’ll need to take:

    • your form
    • valid ID
    • fee payment

    If your information meets requirements, the service provider will enter it into the Corporate Registry computer system.

    Find a service provider

Alberta cooperative

Alberta cooperatives need to provide the Director of Cooperatives with cooperative address changes or director changes within 15 days of the change.

  1. Gather information

    If your cooperative board is changing directors, positions, or addresses, you’ll need to get:

    • names, addresses, and positions of incoming directors
    • appointment dates of incoming directors or position changes
    • names, addresses, and positions of outgoing directors
    • resignation or cessation dates of outgoing directors
    • new address information for directors if applicable

    At least 50% of the board of directors must be resident Canadians.

    If your cooperative is changing its address or contact information, you’ll need to get:

    • telephone number, fax number, or email address if applicable
    • complete address information including the postal code

    A new registered office must be a physical location in Alberta, such as a street location or legal land description. If the registered office address doesn’t have mail delivery, an Alberta mailing address must also be provided.

  2. Fill out the form

    Fill out the form associated with the change you’re making:

    Notice of Address/Change of Address

    Notice of Directors/Change of Directors/Change of Director’s Address

  3. Send the form

    Send the form to the office of the Director of Cooperatives.

    There is no charge to file these updates.

    Mail and Drop off

    Service Alberta
    Director of Cooperatives
    3C, Commerce Place
    10155 – 102 Street
    Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4L4

    Fax

    780-427-3033

    Email

    sa.businesslicensing@gov.ab.ca

Out of province cooperative

If your cooperative is incorporated in British Columbia or Saskatchewan, there are special streamlined processes for you. Contact your home jurisdiction registry office for information.

BC Corporate Registry

Saskatchewan Corporate Registry

If your cooperative is from another province or country, you will need to provide address or director updates within 30 days of a change.

If your cooperative is from another province or country, you will need to provide Alberta attorney updates immediately.

  1. Fill out the form

    Fill out the form associated with the change you're making:

    Notice of Attorney for Service/Change of Attorney/Alternative Attorney

    Notice of Change of Head Office

    Notice of Directors/Change of Directors/Change of Director’s Address

  2. Send the form

    Send the form to the office of the Director of Cooperatives.

    There is no charge to file these updates.

    Mail and Drop off

    Service Alberta
    Director of Cooperatives
    3C, Commerce Place
    10155 – 102 Street
    Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4L4

    Fax

    780-427-3033

    Email

    sa.businesslicensing@gov.ab.ca

Non-profit company

Non-profit companies need to provide Corporate Registry with address or director updates within 15 days of a change.

  1. Gather information

    If your company is changing directors, you’ll need to get:

    • names and addresses of incoming directors
    • appointment dates of incoming directors
    • names of outgoing directors
    • resignation or cessation dates of outgoing directors

    At least 50% of the board of directors must be resident Albertans. Directors must be at least 18 years old.

    If the company's legal addresses are changing, the new registered office must be a physical location in Alberta, such as a street location or legal land description. If the registered office address doesn’t have mail delivery, an Alberta postal address must also be supplied.

  2. Fill out the form

    Fill out the form associated with the change you’re making:

    Change of address (PDF, 2 pages)

    Change of director (PDF, 2 pages)

  3. Send or deliver the form in person

    Send or drop off the form and information to Corporate Registry.

    There’s no charge to file this update.

    Mail

    Corporate Registry
    Service Alberta
    Box 1007 Station Main
    Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4W6

    In person

    8:15 am - 4:00 pm
    Monday - Friday
    (excluding statutory holidays)

    South Counter
    Mezzanine Floor, John E. Brownlee Building
    10365-97 Street
    Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3W7

Society and religious society

Societies and religious societies need to provide Corporate Registry with address updates within 15 days of a change.

Societies need to provide officer and director updates within 30 days of a change.

  1. Fill out the form

    Change of address for religious society (PDF, 2 pages)

    Change of address for society (PDF, 2 pages)

    Change of directors and/or officers (submit full written details of all incoming and outgoing directors)

    • Send or deliver the form in person

      Send or drop off the form and information to Corporate Registry.

      There’s no charge to file this update.

      Mail

      Corporate Registry
      Service Alberta
      Box 1007 Station Main
      Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4W6

      In person

      8:15 am - 4:00 pm
      Monday - Friday
      (excluding statutory holidays)

      South Counter
      Mezzanine Floor, John E. Brownlee Building
      10365-97 Street
      Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3W7