What is a NUANS Search?
To register or incorporate your business, a NUANS Search is required to determine the availability of a business name by searching the NUANS database. You will need to order a NUANS Search to make sure no one else has already registered the name you want to use for your business.
The complete 7-page Ontario NUANS report includes 4 pages of relevant corporation and business names, 2 pages of Trademarks and a terms and conditions page.
A NUANS Report reserves your business name for 90 days.
A NUANS Preliminary Search is used to screen business names before you order a full NUANS Search. We recommend you order a NUANS Pre-Search to determine if there are any potential conflicts before ordering your official NUANS Report.
You can order a NUANS Pre-Search here.