CAC Registration Fees For Registration of Business Name

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CAC Registration Fees For Registration of Business Name

CAC Registration Fees – Do you wish to register a business name or a company in Nigeria but you don’t know the cost? This post is just what you need. I will give you a breakdown of the cost of registering a business name or a company in Nigeria.

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) is in charge of regulating the formation and management of companies in Nigeria. Therefore, every company (private or public) in the country have to be duly registered with the CAC.

CAC Registration Fees

CAC Registration Fees

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) is the government agency in charge of registering companies and businesses in Nigeria. They also regulate the activities of the companies and businesses by their constitution.

The cost of registration of business name in Nigeria depends on the type of company. The cost of registering a private company is different from the cost of registering a public company. Also, the cost of registration for companies with share capital varies depending on the worth of the share capital of the business.

Read Also: How to reserve your company’s name on CAC for just 661 naira

Who are CAC Nigeria

The Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria was established in 1990 vide Companies and Allied Matters Act no 1 1990 as amended, now on Act Cap C20 Laws of the federation of Nigeria. It is an autonomous body charged with the responsibility to regulate the formation and registration of business name in Nigeria.
CEOBello Mahmud (Oct 2009–)
Below is a table showing the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) fees applicable to the business name or company registration in Nigeria:

CAC Registration Fees For Registration of Business Name

S/N SUBJECT FEES (N)
1 Reservation of Name N500
2 Registration of private company with share capital of N1million or less N10,000
3 Registration of private company/Increase in Share Capital above N1million and up to N500million N5,000 for every N1million share capital or part thereof
4 Registration of private company/Increase in share capital above N500million N7,500 for every N1million share capital or part thereof
5 Registration of Public company/Increase in share capital N20,000 for the first N1million share capital or part thereof
6 Registration of Public Company/Increase in share capital above N1million and up to N500million N10,000 for every N1million share capital or part thereof
7 Registration of Public Company/increase in share capital above N500million N15,000 for every N1million share capital or part thereof
8 Registration of Company not having a share capital N20,000
9 Filing of notice of exemption of foreign Companies from Registration N30,000
10 Re-instatement/Relisting of company name N25,000
11 Registration of charges for private company N10,000 for every N1million or part thereof
12 Registration of charges for public company N20,000 for every 1Million or part thereof
13 Filing of annual return for a small Company N2,000
14 Filing of annual return for Private company other than a small company N3,000
15 Filing of annual return for public company N5,000
16 Filing of annual return for company Limited by Guarantee N5,000
17 Filing of annual report by foreign companies N5,000
18 Filing of statement in form of schedule 14 under section 553 N10,000
19 Filing of notice of merger/acquisition N50,000
20 Filing of special resolution for merger N20,000
21 Filing of other documents relating to merger N10,000
22 Filing of statutory declaration of solvency N5,000
23 Registration of appointment of liquidator N10,000
24 Registration of resolution for winding up N10,000
25 Filing of return of final meeting and account of liquidation N5,000
26 Filing of notice of change of company name N10,000
27 Filing of notice of alteration of memorandum and articles of association N5,000
28 Filing of notice of changes in particulars of directors N2,000
29 Filing of return of allotment and or notice of change in shareholding N2,000
30 Filing of notice of change in registered address N2,000
31 Filing of notice of appointment of receiver N10,000
32 Filing of notice of discharge of receiver N5,000
33 Filing of notice of change of signature N2,000
34 Filing of notice of reduction in share capital by public company N20,000
35 Filing of notice of reduction in share capital by private company N10,000
36 Filing of deed of release by public company N10,000
37 Fiiling of deed of release by private company N5,000
38 Application for extension of time for holding of annual general meeting by public company N10,000
39 Application for extension of time for holding of annual general meeting by private company N5,000
40 Letter of Good Standing N10,000
41 Other filings (miscellaneous) N2,000
42 Certified true copy of certificate of registration N10,000
43 Certified true copies of memorandum and articles of association N3,000
44 Electronic Search N1,000per company
45 Manual Search by customers N2,000per company file
46 Manual Search Report prepared by officers of the Commission N5,000
47 Certified true copies of other documents N2,000per document
48 Consent for Restricted Names N5,000Business Name
50 Reservation of Name 500
51 Registration of business name 10,000
52 Filing of notice of change of business name 5,000
53 Filing of notice of change in business address 1,000
54 Filing of notice of change in proprietorship 1,000
55 Filing of annual return 1,000
56 Filing of notice of cessation of business 1,000
57 Filing of other documents (miscellaneous) 1,000
58 Search on business name file 1,000 per business name file
59 Certified true copy of business name certificate of registration 5,000
60 Certified true copies of other documents 2,000 per document Incorporated Trustee
61 Reservation of Name 500
62 Incorporation of trustees 30,000
63 Filing of notice of change of name 10,000
64 Filing of notice of change in trustees 10,000
65 Filing of notice of amendment of constitution 6,000
66 Filing of annual return 5,000
67 Filing of notice of court order for dissolution of incorporated trustees 5,000
68 Filing of other documents (miscellaneous) 1,000
69 Search on incorporated trustees file 2,000
70 Certified true copy of certificate of incorporation 10,000
71 Certified true copy of constitution 5,000
72 Certified true copy of incorporation form 2,000
73 Certified true copies of other documents 2,000 per document

I hope this topic CAC Registration Fees will guide you in the registration of business name of your choice if you don’t have money to buy the name of your choice now you can reserve the name with CAC with just N500.

PN Team


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