Do you want to know more about the ongoing Free 250,000 Business Names Registration from FGN for MSMEs? Are you a business owner but have not registered the business with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)? Well, here is a good news for you.
If you are looking for the CAC Business names registration then you are the right place. This post is going to guide you about the ongoing Free 250,000 Business Names Registration from FGN for MSMEs. So kindly read through this publication to see how you can register your business names today for free.
As part of the Federal Government’s post-Covid-19 Pandemic survival intervention to support micro and small businesses to formalize their businesses, the Federal Government has approved the free registration of 6,606 Business Names in each of the 34 states while Abia, Lagos, and Kano will have 7,906, 9,084 and 8,406 respectively.
Consequently, all interested Micro and Small Entrepreneurs (MSMEs), Artisans, Craftsmen/Women (one or more persons) that are yet to formalise their businesses should take advantage of this rare opportunity.
Aggregators have been appointed to receive applications from interested persons in line with CAC requirements. The names and contact details of the aggregators can be obtained on the Commission’s Website at www.cac.gov.ng.
The free registrations will start on the 19th of October 2020.
Don’t be left out! Hurry now to any of the CAC centers with the following documents to register your business:
- Three (3) Proposed Names
- Two (2) Passport-sized photographs
- Valid Means of Identification
- Phone Number/Email address
- Email of the Aggregators
Scan the completed form in PDF format together with a scanned copy of a recognized and valid photo identification (Data Page of International Passport, Driver’s license, National Identity Card or Voter’s Card) and sent via email to the Aggregator of your relevant State.
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Free 250,000 FGN Business Names Registration Registration Guide
In case you want to immediately start your online registration, kindly follow the simple steps listed below:
- Check for availability of the Business Name.
- Complete pre-registration form – CAC-BNo1 (Online using Company Registration Portal)
- Pay filing fee
- Steps 1-3 can be completed on the company registration portal (CRP)
- Prepare the signed scan copy of your pre-registration documents for upload as follows:
- Application form
- Filing fee receipt
- Means of identification for the proprietor(s)
- Upload the scanned documents for processing.
Note: Individual/Proprietors can register business names without the services of the legal practitioner, chartered Accountant or Chartered Secretary.
CAC, committed to prompt and efficient service.
Please click here to complete or download an application form