Lobbyists Registration

Welcome to the Ontario lobbyists registry. You will find everything you need to create an account, file a registration, search the registry and more. 

The Office of the Integrity Commissioner is working remotely to help slow the spread of COVID-19. 

Please email us at lobbyist.mail@oico.on.ca for assistance on lobbyist registration.

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What's New

Guidance on Political Activity

Can a lobbyist work on an election campaign?
See our Guidance for Lobbyists on Political Activity.


The Office has a new way to inform lobbyists about Ontario’s registration and compliance requirements - an email newsletter.

The newsletter will be issued up to six times a year. Please subscribe below.

Interpretation Bulletins

The Integrity Commissioner, as Lobbyists Registrar, issues Interpretation Bulletins that interpret specific sections of the Lobbyists Registration Act, 1998. The Bulletins have been revised and new ones have been added. Read them here.

Guidance on Gifts & Benefits

Thinking of offering a gift to a public office holder?
Check the Guidance for Lobbyists: Gifts & Benefits

                              Guidance for Lobbyists - Gifts

Lobbying Activity

Lobbyists completing the Lobbying Activity section of the registration form are required to submit a complete description of lobbying activities. Lobbyists are encouraged to consult the Lobbying Activity page for guidance on submitting clear and concise statements that allow the public to easily identify and understand lobbying goals.

Lobbyist Registration Checklists

Registration and Compliance Checklists are available to assist lobbyists in ensuring complete and compliant registrations.  Find them in Resources

Have a question?

The Office is available to help you with such questions as how to create an account, file an initial registration and submit a notice of termination. Contact: 416-327-4053 or lobbyist.mail@oico.on.ca

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Getting Started

Follow four easy steps to register as a lobbyist.
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Types of Lobbyists

The Act defines three types of paid lobbyists.
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Interpretation Bulletins

Helpful information to navigate the Act.
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