Online Filing Instructions

Contents
Periodic Report

Affecting an existing record

Creating a new record

 

Periodic Report

Don't use your Internet browser’s "Back" button.  This often causes errors.

  1. On the Business home page, click on "Periodic report filing".

  2. Type in either the business name or the ID number and click on "Search".

  3. If you typed in an ID number, you will see the Record Confirmation page next.  Skip to #4 below.

    If you typed in the name, you will see a list of search results. Find the record that you are looking for and click on the ID number on the left.

  4. Review the information on the Record Confirmation page.

    Click on "Confirm" if this is the correct business record and you are authorized to make changes . 

    Clicking on "Confirm" does not mean that you are confirming that the information on that page is current or correct.  You can make changes on the Periodic Report.

  5. Fill out the form. Fields marked by an asterisk (*) are required. 

  6. When you have finished filling out the form, click on "Submit".

    If the website does not go on to the next page, scroll to the top and look for error messages in red. Correct any errors and then click on "Submit" again.

  7. If you indicated that additional individuals are causing delivery of the Periodic Report, the Manage Attachments page will appear next.  More information on managing attachments

    After you have successfully uploaded your attachment, click on "Continue".  Information about attachments.

  8. The Transaction Preview page will show you a preview copy of the form.  Review the form for errors.

    If you need to make any changes or corrections, click on "Return to Form" at the bottom of the page.

    Otherwise, scroll to the bottom of the webpage (not the form) and click on "Accept" to move on to the payment screen.

  9. Enter a credit or debit card number or your prepaid account information.  Don't use spaces or dashes in the credit card number.

    Click on "Pay Now".  Don't click on "Pay Now" more than once, as this could result in multiple charges to your account.

  10. If a message pops up that warns you about leaving the secure part of the website, click "Yes" to continue.

  11. After your payment has been processed, you will see a Confirmation page.  Your form has been filed and will appear in the History and Documents for the business.

    You can print the form for your records by using the print option for the PDF. 

    To print a copy of the confirmation page, use the print option in your browser window.

    If you see a message saying that the page has expired or that you have been timed out, don't try again until you've checked the history for this record. Even when you see an error message rather than a confirmation screen, the form might have been filed successfully. 

    • Go to the Business Home page and search for the record.

    • If you typed in an ID number, you will see the Summary page next. 

      If you typed in the name, you will see a list of search results. Find the record that you are looking for and click on the ID number on the left.

    • On the Summary page, click on "View History and Documents". If the form was filed, it will appear in the History and Documents list. Items are listed in chronological order on the History and Documents page; you may need to scroll to the bottom of the page or go to the last page of the History and Documents to find your form.

    • If you do not see the form listed in the History and Documents, try your filing again.

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Affecting an Existing Record

Don't use your Internet browser’s "Back" button.  This often causes errors.

  1. On the Business home page, click on "File a business document".

  2. Click on "File a form for an existing record".

  3. Type in either the business name or the ID number and click on "Search".

  4. If you typed in an ID number, you will see the Record Confirmation page next.  Skip to #5 below.

    If you typed in the name, you will see a list of search results. Find the record that you are looking for and click on the ID number on the left.

  5. Review the information on the Record Confirmation page.

    Click on "Confirm" if this is the correct business record and you are authorized to make changes . 

    Clicking on "Confirm" does not mean that you are confirming that the information on that page is current or correct.  You can make changes on the Periodic Report.

  6. Next, you will see a list of forms that are available for filing. Click on the appropriate form.

  7. Fill out the form. Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

  8. When you have finished filling out the form, click on "Submit".

    If the website does not go on to the next page, scroll to the top and look for error messages in red. Correct any errors and then click on "Submit" again.

  9. If attachments are required, or you selected "Yes" to include additional information, you will see the Manage Attachments page next.

    After you have successfully uploaded your attachment, click on "Continue". Information about attachments
  10. The Transaction Preview page will show you a preview copy of the form.  Review the form for errors.

    If you need to make any changes or corrections, click on "Return to Form" at the bottom of the page.

    Otherwise, scroll to the bottom of the webpage (not the form) and click on "Accept" to move on to the payment screen.

  11. Enter a credit or debit card number or your prepaid account information.  Don't use spaces or dashes in the credit card number.

    Click on "Pay Now".  Don't click on "Pay Now" more than once, as this could result in multiple charges to your account.

  12. If a message pops up that warns you about leaving the secure part of the website, click "Yes" to continue.

  13. After your payment has been processed, you will see a Confirmation page.  Your form has been filed and will appear in the History and Documents for the business.

    You can print the form for your records by using the print option for the PDF. 

    To print a copy of the confirmation page, use the print option in your browser window.

    If you see a message saying that the page has expired or that you have been timed out, don't try again until you've checked the history for this record. Even when you see an error message rather than a confirmation screen, the form might have been filed successfully. 

    • Go to the Business Home page and search for the record.

    • If you typed in an ID number, you will see the Summary page next. 

      If you typed in the name, you will see a list of search results. Find the record that you are looking for and click on the ID number on the left.

    • On the Summary page, click on "View History and Documents". If the form was filed, it will appear in the History and Documents list. Items are listed in chronological order on the History and Documents page; you may need to scroll to the bottom of the page or go to the last page of the History and Documents to find your form.

    • If you do not see the form listed in the History and Documents, try your filing again.

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Creating a New Record

Don't use your Internet browser’s "Back" button.  This often causes errors.

  1. On the Business home page, click on "File a business document".

  2. Click on "File a form to create a new record".

  3. Click on the name of the form that you want to file.

  4. Enter the name of your entity and click on "Search".  If the name is available, you will proceed to the next step.

  5. Fill out the form. Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

  6. When you have finished filling out the form, click on "Submit".

    If the website does not go on to the next page, scroll to the top and look for error messages in red. Correct any errors and then click on "Submit" again.

  7. If attachments are required, or you selected "Yes" to include additional information, you will see the Manage Attachments page next.

    After you have successfully uploaded your attachment, click on "Continue". Information about attachments

  8. The Transaction Preview page will show you a preview copy of the form.  Review the form for errors.

    If you need to make any changes or corrections, click on "Return to Form" at the bottom of the page.

    Otherwise, scroll to the bottom of the webpage (not the form) and click on "Accept" to move on to the payment screen.

  9. Enter a credit or debit card number or your prepaid account information.  Don't use spaces or dashes in the credit card number.

    Click on "Pay Now".  Don't click on "Pay Now" more than once, as this could result in multiple charges to your account.

  10. If a message pops up that warns you about leaving the secure part of the website, click "Yes" to continue.

  11. After your payment has been processed, you will see a Confirmation page.  Your form has been filed and will appear in the History and Documents for the business.

    You can print the form for your records by using the print option for the PDF. 

    To print a copy of the confirmation page, use the print option in your browser window.

    If you see a message saying that the page has expired or that you have been timed out, don't try again until you've checked the history for this record. Even when you see an error message rather than a confirmation screen, the form might have been filed successfully. 

    • Go to the Business Home page and search for the record.

    • If you typed in an ID number, you will see the Summary page next. 

      If you typed in the name, you will see a list of search results. Find the record that you are looking for and click on the ID number on the left.

    • On the Summary page, click on "View History and Documents". If the form was filed, it will appear in the History and Documents list. Items are listed in chronological order on the History and Documents page; you may need to scroll to the bottom of the page or go to the last page of the History and Documents to find your form.

    • If you do not see the form listed in the History and Documents, try your filing again.


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