Confirm your company's professional corporation eligibility

  1. Learn about the professional corporation registration process
  2. Complete the request for confirmation of eligibility form
  3. Submit your confirmation of eligibility form

All corporations providing dental, physiotherapy, psychiatric nursing or pharmacy services in Yukon must register and hold a valid professional corporation permit.


  1. Learn about the professional corporation registration process

    Registering as a professional corporation in Yukon is a 3-stage process. It involves 2 different government branches: Professional Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (PLRA) and Corporate Affairs.

    1. Determine if your business is eligible to become a professional corporation.
      • Complete the request for confirmation of eligibility form. This will help determine if:
        • your proposed business meets the eligibility requirements for a professional health corporation; and
        • your proposed corporation name meets naming requirements.
      • You must then submit this form to PLRA and we'll determine your eligibility.
    2. Apply under the Business Corporations Act.
    3. Apply for a professional corporation permit.

     


  2. Complete the request for confirmation of eligibility form

    Download the professional corporation request for confirmation of eligibility form.

    This form allows Professional Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to confirm your proposed corporation meets all professional corporation eligibility requirements.

    Review eligibility requirements

    You’re eligible to register a professional corporation if all of the following requirements are met.

    • You hold a current licence as a physiotherapist, pharmacist, dentist, or registered psychiatric nurse for Yukon.
    • All persons who'll be directors of your professional corporation are currently licensed in Yukon in the profession in which you practise.
    • All persons who'll hold voting shares in your professional corporation, are currently licensed in Yukon in the profession in which you practise.

    Complete the form

    Complete all sections of the request for confirmation of eligibility form. Do not leave a section blank. You may enter "not applicable" when it’s relevant. We may return incomplete applications.

     


  3. Submit your confirmation of eligibility form

    Before you work with Corporate Affairs to register or incorporate your business, you must:

    How to submit

    • In person or by courier at 307 Black Street, Whitehorse Y1A 2N1. We’re open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Email: inquiry.plra@gov.yk.ca
    • Fax: 867-667-3609
    • Mail:
      Government of Yukon
      Professional Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (C-5)
      Box 2703
      Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

    After submitting

    It usually takes 5 business days for PLRA to review your eligibility.

    If we confirm your eligibility, we'll:

    • send a confirmation of your eligibility to Corporate Affairs; and
    • send a copy of the confirmation to you.

    After you receive confirmation, you can apply to incorporate or register your extra-territorial corporation with Corporate Affairs.

    Once this is complete, you can apply to PLRA for your professional corporation permit.


Contact 

For questions about confirming your eligibility, email inquiry.plra@gov.yk.ca, or phone 867-667-5111, toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5111.