Register a business name

You must register your business name if you are doing business in Yukon.

Before you register

We suggest you get legal advice if you are not sure which type of business you should register as. A lawyer can advise you on your legal rights and liabilities.

Register your business name

  1. Review the naming regulations and decide on a name.
  2. Complete a name reservation request to reserve your name. There is a $40 fee. You can pay by cheque, credit card or cash.
  3. Submit your request.
    In person: 307 Black Street, 1st floor, Whitehorse, Yukon. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Corporate Affairs (C-6)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon
    Y1A 2C6
  4. A Certificate of Name Reservation will be issued within 5 business days if you are approved.
  5. Once your name is reserved, complete a declaration of a business name before your reservation expires.
  6. Submit the completed declaration with your original signature. There is a $25 fee. You can pay by cheque, credit card or cash.
    In person: 307 Black Street, 1st floor, Whitehorse, Yukon. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Corporate Affairs (C-6)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon
    Y1A 2C6
Contact: 

For questions about registering your business name email corporateaffairs@gov.yk.ca or phone: 867-667-5314 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5314.