Registries Online Subscribers

How to apply

These steps outline the application policy for access to the Corporate Registry and Personal Property computer sytems.

See if your business is eligible to become a Registries On-line subscriber

Complete the forms

  1. Access application (PDF, 2 pages)

    Information collected on or with the application must include:

    • Type of access desired (search only or search and registration)
    • Intended use of the Corporate Registry and/or Personal Property Registry information
    • Estimated number of searches/registrations to be performed each month – Service Alberta may request an explanation for excessive estimated volumes
    • Names and Corporate Registry accreditation levels of individuals connected with the firm (if applicable)
    • Evidence supporting the firm’s line of business and/or professional affiliations or licences, if applicable to the firm or its practitioners.
      • Alberta lawyers: A listing in the legal directory or confirmation the lawyer is registered with the Law Society of Alberta
      • Out- of province lawyers:  Proof of registration with the law society or equivalent in their home jurisdiction
      • Self-employed real estate agents:  Written confirmation of agent status from an affiliated real estate company
      • Independently owned real estate businesses and other applying firms:  Active registration under the Business Corporations Act or Partnership Act
      • Out-of-province businesses: Proof of registration in their home jurisdiction
      • Financial institutions:  Service Alberta will verify the status of the financial institution with the appropriate government authority
      • Private investigators:  Verification of licensing from Alberta Justice or provide provide a release so Service Alberta may verify the licence
      • Surveyors: Verification from the Alberta Land Surveyors Association, e.g. permit numbers issued by the association
  2. Credit application (PDF, 1 page)

    If the applicant doesn’t have a credit history or if the history is unacceptable, ROL access may be denied pending receipt of assurance of ability to pay, e.g. posting of a bond or a GIC.

Send the forms


Registries Online
Service Alberta
Mezzanine Floor, 10365 97 St.
Edmonton AB T5J 3W7




If your application is approved

  • You’ll receive an access agreement in the mail
  • Sign the access agreement and send it back to Registries Online
    • Enclose the payment for one or more system IDs
    • $173.25 for one ID (GST included)
    • $47.25 (GST included) for each additional ID
    • Make your cheque payable to the Government of Alberta
  • When Registries Online receives your signed access agreement and payment, a user manual and Help Desk contact information will be sent to you

ROL access will be granted for 5 years provided the applicant:

  • Confirms they have the hardware/software as described in the application package
  • Signs the access agreement
  • Pays the fee for one or more access IDs

Name changes or amalgamations

  • When a subscriber corporation changes its name, the access agreement will continue until the expiry date.
  • When a subscriber corporation has undergone an amalgamation, the successor corporation must submit a new application for ROL access – the previous agreement will continue until a new application has been received and approved.

Contact this service

780-422-1705 or

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

Related services

MacEwan University classroom training (offsite)

Alberta Association of Registry Agents ELearning (offsite)