British Columbia Registers and Online Services makes it easier to choose a name with the new simplified name request app, which allows potential and current business owners to find out if potential names are already taken.
Previously, this process could take over a month if multiple name submissions were required.
BC Registries and Online Services also improves digital services for people by replacing and enhancing aging applications used for BC Online, business registries, personal property and manufactured homes. Testing and user feedback will inform regular updates to online applications, including self-service access, new accounts and payment options.
New credential requirements will make online registry transactions more secure and help registry services keep pace with technological advancements and increased demand for online programs and services.
Together, changes to British Columbia’s registries and online services make it easier, faster and more secure for individuals and businesses to conduct online transactions and declarations, manage accounts and pay. for services, noted a press release from the Department of Citizen Services.