File: declaration of cessation of a business name

  1. Filing a declaration of cessation of business name
  2. How to prepare your documents
  3. After we receive your documents
  1. Filing a declaration of cessation of business name

    To declare that a business name is no longer in use, the person who filed the declaration of business name must file a notice with the registrar. They have up to 30 days after the business name is no longer in use to send a notice with the effective date of the change.

  2. How to prepare your documents

    Download and fill out Form 11 ‒ Declaration of cessation of business name.

    How to fill out the form

    The information you provide must be legible.

    Section 1: Business name

    The name must match the name appearing on the declaration.

    Section 2: Yukon registry number

    Include the Yukon registry number.

    Section 3: Date

    Include the date the use of the business name stopped.

    Section 4: Name of person using business name

    Business registered under your personal name

    If the business was registered under your personal name, fill out your:

    • last name;
    • 1st name; and
    • your relationship to the entity.

    When you’ve finished filling out the application, sign and date the form.

    Business registered as an entity (partnership, corporation or society)

    If the business name was registered by an entity, fill in:

    • the name of the entity; and
    • its Yukon registry number (the entity must be registered).

    On the application, include your:

    • 1st name; and
    • last name.

    When you’ve finished filling out the application, sign and date the form.

     

  3. After we receive your documents

    Processing time

    After we've accepted and filed all your documents, you'll receive a confirmation. The process can take up to 5 business days.

    There is no charge for filing a declaration of cessation of business name.

    COVID-19 office operations

    Until further notice, because of the COVID-19 safety measures, our office is closed to the public.

    Deliver your documents to us

    You can drop off forms in our secure drop box. It's in the entrance of our building between the outside and inside doors. You'll also find copies of the most used forms next to the drop box.

    Legal advice

    Staff at Corporate Affairs cannot provide any interpretation of legislation or operational advice of any sort regarding:

    • business corporations;
    • sole proprietorships;
    • partnerships;
    • cooperative associations; or
    • societies.

    If you need advice, talk with a professional such as a lawyer or an accountant.

    Our staff cannot provide legal advice or services. For legal matters, contact a lawyer or phone the Yukon Law Line at 867-668-5297, toll free 1-866-667-4305.

    Business identifier numbers and taxes

    For information about business identifier numbers, taxes and charitable status, visit the Canada Revenue Agency.

    Business licences

    For information about business licences, phone the City of Whitehorse at 867-668-8346 or email adminbuilding@whitehorse.ca.


Contact 

Our offices are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 867-667-5314, or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5314

Fax: 867-393-6251

Email: corporateaffairs@gov.yk.ca

Mail:
Government of Yukon
Corporate Affairs (C-6)
Box 2703,
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6