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Filing Guidelines for Third Parties

When you register a third party in Ontario you must follow rules according to the Election Finances Act. The Election Finances Act is currently being updated by the Government of Ontario with the recent changes enacted by Bill 254, Protecting Ontario Elections Act, 2021.

Below is a summary of some of the most important filing requirements. For a full list of rules and complete details, please see the CFO Handbook for Third Parties.

When you fill out forms please be sure that:

  • All information is accurate and complete (inaccurate information will cause delays and may be a contravention of the Election Finances Act)
  • Information is typed or printed clearly on the form
  • You check each form carefully for information about where to submit it