Registry agents

Becoming a registry agent

How to become a registry agent in Alberta.

Owning a registry agency

Starting a new registry

Currently, there are no new registry opportunities.

When new opportunities to start a registry agency are available, they are posted to the Alberta Purchasing Connection.

Buying an existing registry

Existing registry agents may sell their business in which case the proposed new owner is required to submit the following documents for approval:

  • completed application
  • detailed business plan

The approval process includes a comprehensive security clearance, financial review and interview conducted by Service Alberta.

For details on becoming a registry agent, please read the Information Package for Becoming a Registry Agent.

Working in a registry agency

Information on training and employment opportunities is available through the Alberta Association of Registry Agents (AARA).

Employment opportunities with AMA Registries are posted on the AMA website.

Contact this service

780-427-7013, toll free dial 310-0000 first in Alberta

8:15 am - 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)

Related services

Registry Agent Product Catalogue (pdf)