Skip to content

Canada. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada - Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy

Record #: 68967053 |  Last Full Update: 8 Jun 2023

Description and Services
Description (Service) Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy
  • ensures that bankruptcies and insolvencies are conducted in a fair and orderly manner
  • debtor assistance
  • help finding a bankruptcy trustee
  • manages complaints and inquiries about bankruptcy-related issues or wrongdoings

Insolvency registration
  • when businesses or consumers cannot pay their debts, they may file for bankruptcy or make a proposal (a payment arrangement with their creditors to prevent bankruptcy)

Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records Search
  • maintains a record of all bankruptcies and proposals filed in Canada since 1978 and all receiverships filed since December 1992
  • will search the records to confirm the insolvency status of individuals or businesses
  • for searching bankruptcies, visit their Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records Search website page
  • minimum $8 charge for each searches, including those which result in "no record"
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Eligibility No restrictions
Languages English, French
Application Call or visit the website for more information
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa

410 Laurier Ave W
Ottawa, ON K1R 5E3

Get Directions

Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 1-877-376-9902
Social Media Facebook | YouTube | Twitter | LinkedIn