A general partnership is an unincorporated business carried on by two or more individuals.  There will be two or more account owners.  There may be a doing business as name and this name must be registered with the Manitoba Companies Office.  A partnership agreement may be written or oral.  When someone from outside the partnership has been granted authority to sign on behalf of the partnership a Power of Attorney must be signed by the partners.

Sunrise will require:
  • Signatures on our account opening documentation
  • Two pieces of identification for each partner
  • A copy of the Partnership Agreement if the agreement is in writing
  • A copy of the Name Registration with the Manitoba Companies Office is required.  Manitoba Companies Office can be reached   Toll-free: 1-888-246-8353 (in Manitoba) Fax: (204) 945-1459  Email: or website
  • A copy of any Power of Attorney documentation if applicable