Nuans is the Government of Canada's combined search tool of business names and trademarks. This tool uses a powerful algorithm to list names and trademarks similar or identical to the searched name.
Corporate name search
now part of the federal incorporation process!
Reports for federal requests
You will need a Nuans report for requests such as:
- Requesting a corporate name pre-approval
- Reviving a corporation
- Amending the articles of your corporation
- Amalgamating two or more corporations
- Continuing from another jurisdiction
Each report costs $13.80.
Incorporating in a province or territory
You can order a report yourself to incorporate in the Northwest Territories.
To complete your incorporation elsewhere, visit your provincial or territorial government website.
Nuans members can answer your questions about naming your business, incorporating, ordering a report and monitoring trademarks.
Trademark search and monitoring
Did you know that you can research existing trademarks in the Canadian trademarks database using Nuans?
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