Registered Business Address
Any business registered in Ontario must have a registered address in the province of registration.
Many businesses often use a registered business address to keep important government correspondence separate from other business correspondence.
Business Development Centre provides all services related to Business Registered Addresses, Corporate Registered Address in Ontario, Notification and Mail forwarding. Any Corporation located in Ontario must have an Ontario registered address.
Services Include: The Business Registered Address acts as a local contact for government agencies and the service provides a registered address for the receipt of government, legal documents and business mail etc. We then forward all such documents and correspondence to the business.
|Services||Rate**(6 months)||Rate**(12 months)||Additional**|
|Corporate Registered Address Service*||-||$ 249.00||-|
|Business Mail Box*||$ 144.00||$ 205.00||-|
|Corporate Mail Box*||$ 174.00||$ 249.00||-|
|Personal Mail Box*||$ 114.00||$ 180.00||-|
|Mail forwarding||-||-||$ 10.00 per delivery, plus postage extra|
|Change of forwarding address||-||-||$ 10.00 one time fee|
|Name Addition||-||-||$ 10.00 one time fee|
|Renewal Fee||-||-||$ 35.00 after expiry date. No cost if renewed before expiry date|
*$ 35.00 one time activation fee
**Taxes and disbursements are extra, where applicable.
- Mailbox Service
Q. What are the top reasons to use Mail Box Service?
A. If you own a small business, the Registered Address / Mail Box Service may be of great help to you in the following areas:
Starting a new Business
If you do not have an established business address, using our service will allow you to present your business as a "real" business. Many clients want to deal with serious business people, not someone operating from a home or garage. Having our address with a unit number will immediately offer you a higher status. And that is what counts. Planning to move
If you are planning to relocate in the near future, you may want to use our Registered Address service until you finally find the right location and settle down.
If you are traveling frequently for business purposes, we can keep track of your important correspondence and notify you when your mail arrives. If you are our customer for Accounting or Tax services, we may reply to government correspondence on your behalf. This would greatly reduce the chance of missing filing deadlines for your government reports.
For personal privacy
When you are in business, many companies send hundreds of unsolicited offers every month. We help you keep your home address private and junk mail out of your mail box.
Q. Why is a Mail Box Service important for personal use?
A. Mail Box Service for personal use is important for
For Personal Privacy
If you have any reason to keep your correspondence confidential, our Mail Box service is your perfect solution.
If you travel frequently and for extended periods of time, we can monitor your mail and advise you of any important correspondence.
Going through Divorce
Going through a divorce is a hard enough process. Keeping you mail private is extremely important. This would include legal correspondence, financial and banking information.
Q. What is Mail Forwarding?
A. Mail Forwarding: Mail Forwarding Service is provided for customers who have rented a mailbox. It is more or less a necessity for most customers, except for those who live in the local area and are able to pick up their mail personally. This service will forward your accumulated mail to a destination of your choice - most likely your residence, your vacation spot, or alternate local address. You simply tell us how often to forward your mail and we do the rest.
All your mail will be placed in one envelope or a package and delivered to you using your preferred method. You can choose from regular mail delivery, ground courier or an overnight FedEx shipment.
We do require a minimum deposit to cover mail-forwarding costs. The deposit and the mail forwarding fees may be increased depending on the volume of mail received and the frequency of mail to be redirected. During the rental period, funds that are not used for redirecting your mail will be reimbursed. In this case, a money order will be mailed to you, along with a detailed statement of account.
Q. What is Re-mailing Service?
A. Re-mailing services: Re-mailing services are becoming very popular worldwide. If you need to send a postcard, mail or any other correspondence from Canada while you are out of the country, we can easily assist you with this task. For a nominal fee we will prepare and mail whatever correspondence you require and record the mailing date for your reference.
All you have to do is to prepare your postcards, letters or payments the way you normally would and seal all envelopes, but do not put stamps on them. We will place the required postage on all envelopes.
Your items will be placed in the mail the same day they arrive at our office, with the postmark "Toronto, ON, Canada".
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Q. What is Mail Receipt Notification?
A. Mail Receipt Notification - Free of charge: We will notify you when any correspondence arrives. Notification is done via e-mail or telephone (for local calls).
Q. What is a Call-in Service?
A. Call-in service. - Free of charge:
You can call our office during business hours to check if you have any mail.
Q. What is COD Delivery?
A. COD Deliveries - Free of charge: Once you make appropriate arrangements and provide the required payment we will accept and safely store COD deliveries.
Q. What is Fax Receiving Service?
A. Fax Receiving:
For a nominal fee we can accept faxes on your behalf and forward them to you by mail or fax.
Q. Who usually uses the Mailbox service?
- Home-based businesses
- Mail-order companies
- Frequent travelers
- Foreign businesses
- Staff working abroad
- Personal ad respondents
- Individuals who wish to keep their home address confidential
Q. Can I use several different names for my mailbox?
A.Yes, you can. You must provide proper identification for each individual and proper registration document for each business. We charge a small fee to add an additional name to your account.
Q. Can I change my forwarding address?
A. Yes, you can. To do this, you must send us your new forwarding address by e-mail or mail at least 15 days before you want the change of address to be made. We charge a small fee to change your forwarding address.
Q. Who has access to Mailbox records?
A. We are required to provide the details of your file only in the event of a formal inquiry made by Law Enforcement Officials or Government Representatives. In many cases an actual court subpoena is required before we can give up information that concerns you.
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Q. How do I sign up?
- Complete the Application Form
- Fill out each section of the form, following each step.
- Read and accept the Mailbox Rental Agreement.
- If you pay by credit card, we will forward to you a special form so you can authorize the payment. We will need a photocopy of your credit card (both sides) to prevent fraudulent use.
- Provide a clear photocopy of your two (2) pieces of valid identification.
- Upon receipt of your complete application, we will confirm your new mailing address.
Q. What will my address look like?
A. In Canada: Your Name or Company Name
4915 Bathurst St. Unit # 209-XXX
Toronto, ON. M2R 1X9
Q. What designations can I use other than "Unit"?
A. You can use "Suite #".
Q. How long will it take to set up a mailing address?
A. For Canadian mailing addresses it takes one business day after receiving all documents and full payment.
Q. Which ID do I have to provide to rent a mailbox?
A. Every individual who wishes to obtain a mailbox service needs to provide a copy of two forms of valid identification, one of which shall include a photograph. For example:
- Valid Driver's License
- University ID Card
Mailbox or Registered Business Address order form
To ensure complete security of your information you will be directed to our secure website for submitting your application.