Product Info

A limited liability partnership is a form of partnership registered with B.C Registries and formed 2 or more partners.
This form of business can be registered by professionals (lawyers, engineers, accountants) as well as non-professionals

Other names:

  • LLP
  • B.C LLP


Who can register:

  • Anyone can register a limited liability Partnership. There must be a minimum of 2 partners .
  • Currently there is no citizenship or residency requirement for people who can register it.

What is required to register a BC limited liability Partnership:

  • A name approval number from BC Registries for the limited liability Partnership.
  • A partnership agreement signed by partners. (Don’t have one? You can include in the package)
  • A physical address or street address in the Province of British Columbia where the business is to be carried on.
  • Name and address of the Partners: This can be individuals or corporations, BC province address or another Canadian street address.

What you get

After registering the Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), you will receive the following as pdf documents by email:

Articles Sample Docs
Statement of registration
Sample Document
Business Number
Sample Document
Business seal (if included)
Sample Document
CRA Accounts: GST, Payroll, Import-export (if included)
Sample Document
PST Program Account
Sample Document
The Workers’ Compensation Board of BC (WorkSafeBC) registration (if included)
Sample Document


Submission and processing is a manual method. Application
Registration of a Limited liability Partnership involves 2 steps:

Step 1. Name approval

The name proposed for the LLP must be approved prior to the registration.

Step 2. Submission and processing of registration.

LLP registration is a manual process. The usual turn around time of this process with B.C Registries is about 7-15 days based on their current turn around time.


Is Limited Liability Partnership registration right for you?
  • It depends on the purpose of the registration and needs of the individuals involved.
  • It is the best option for a business with 2 or more individuals or companies which requires limited liability structure. This form of business is more suited for professionals but can also be registered by non-professionals.
What are the advantages of registering a BC Limited liability Partnership?
  • Simple and easy to share profits between partners particularly if one of the partner is a foreigner..
  • Easy to setup and start, least expensive to operate.
  • Easy tax filing process.
Can I enter into job contracts, sub-contracts and open a business bank account with this registration?