File and submit a return

Federally regulated financial institutions and pension plans need to file regular returns with us. We provide instructions on how to meet these requirements to file corporate and financial returns, for deposit-taking institutions, insurance companies and pension plans.

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    Filing instructions and forms

    Use the reporting forms and instructions to help you file your returns correctly and within a designated reporting period. Refer to the reporting instructions for submission and due dates.

    Database of financial reporting forms and instructions

    File a return for a financial institution

    File a pension plan return

    Important: registering a pension plan

    To register a pension plan, submit your registration application by email to Approvals-Approbations@osfi-bsif.gc.ca. Include all supporting documents with your application. 

    Submit data to the Regulatory Reporting System

    Use the Regulatory Reporting System to submit corporate and financial returns.

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    Disclaimer: third party information liability 

    The Regulatory Request System instruction guides have been provided by external sources. The documents are not subject to official languages, privacy and accessibility requirements. OSFI is also not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of the information. 

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    Fines for late and erroneous submission

    File your reports correctly and on time. Some returns and related documents are subject to penalties for late and erroneous filing

    If you need support

    Managing user accounts

    Contact your Local Registration Authority to create or update user profile accounts. For more information see:

    Regulatory Reporting System support

    Contact Regulatory Reporting System support for user access and technical issues.

    Regulatory Returns Administration

    Contact Regulatory Returns Administration support for questions about corporate, financial or pension returns.