LINKS - Forming a Professional Corporation
The following documents list the various steps required for an optometrist to create and register a new Professional Corporation in Alberta.  The Alberta College of Optometrists (ACO) strongly encourages all Regulated Members to consult with appropriate legal and accounting advice before creating and registering a new Professional Corporation.

The Alberta College of Optometrists website contains downloadable PDF files. Please make sure you have the most recent version of Adobe Reader installed on your system.

Step-by-Step process for Creating and Registering a new Professional Corporation
> ACO Advisory on Professional Corporations
> Articles of Incorporation that Must be Included in a Professional Corporation
> Statutory Declaration for Non-Voting Shares
> Excerpts from the Health Professions Act on Professional Corporations
> Application for an Alberta College of Optometrists Professional Corporation Permit

If you require any further information or clarification, please contact the ACO office at or 1-800-668-2694.