All existing societies in British Columbia are required to "transition" within a two-year period from when the new Societies Act came into effect on November 28, 2016. Transitioning involves filing an application in a new electronic system called Societies Online.
Steps to file
First, are you sure you're ready to file?
Step 1. Get your society's Registry Key
Step 2. Get yourself a Basic BCeID
Step 3. File the transition application
Step 4. If your society is a registered charity, notify Canada Revenue Agency
Is there a fee to transition?
When can the transition application be filed?
Do you need CRA approval?