Steps to incorporate (and maintain) a non-profit in BC

Myth or fact?

You can incorporate a BC non-profit on your own.
  • Myth
  • Fact

If you’re planning to incorporate a non-profit, we’d recommend you first review our top 7 things to know before setting up a non-profit organization. But if you’re ready to do the paperwork, please read on — with the caveat that these instructions are specific to a non-profit society in British Columbia. 

Incorporate your non-profit

Maintain your non-profit

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in May 2022
  • Time to read: 5 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

David Kandestin, People's Law School

David Kandestin

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