REVISED SERVICE TIMELINES FOR THE PERIOD OF COVID-19 REGISTRATION

S/No.

Service

Timeline

Name Reservation

1.

Availability

4 Hours

2.

Reservation code for Restricted Names, Limited By Guarantee and Incorporated Trustees

48 Working Days

New Registrations

(from the upload of all relevant documents Or Compliance with any raised Query)

a.

Companies

24 Hours

b.

Business Names

24 Hours

c.

Incorporated Trustees

24 Hours

Post – Registrations for Companies

(Upon electronic  submission or Receipt of Email or Physical Submission By Courier Companies or Compliance with any issued query)

1.

Change of Name and Deed of Release

7 Working Days

2.

Processing of Charges, Notice of Change of Authorized Share Capital, Alteration of Memart, etc.

5 Working Days

3.

Certified True Copy of Certificates

5 Working Days

4.

Filing and CTC of CAC 2A, 2.1, 3, 7A & Miscellaneous

5 Working Days

5.

Search Report

5 Working Days

6.

Letter of Good Standing

5 Working Days

7.

Multiple Applications in respect of a particular Company at the same time e.g. Increase, Alteration, Change of Name, etc.

7 Working Days

Post – Registrations for Business Names

(Upon electronic submission or Receipt of Email or Physical Submission By Courier Companies or Compliance with any issued query)

8. All Business Names Applications 5 Working Days

Post – Registrations for Incorporated Trustees

(Upon electronic submission or Receipt of Email or Physical Submission By Courier Companies or Compliance with any issued query)

9.

All Post Incorporated Trustees Applications

5 Working Days

Annual Returns

10.

Filings and Issuance of Acknowledgement Letter for Annual Returns

5 Working Days

11.

CAC 10 Annual Return for a Small Company

5 Working Days

12.

CAC 10A Annual Return for a Company having shares other than a small company

5 Working Days

13.

CAC 10B Annual Return for a Company Limited by Guarantee

5 Working Days

14.

CAC 10C Annual Report of exempted Foreign Company

5 Working Days

15.

CAC/BN/7 Annual Returns for Business Name

5 Working Days

16.

CAC/IT 4 Annual Returns (Incorporated Trustees)

3 Working Days

Post – Incorporation Applications Submitted Through State Offices

17.

Applications Originating from State Offices

7 Working Days

Customer Complaint

18.

Complaint Handling

72 Hours

Note: 

To avoid delay all Customers are advised to ensure that their applications are prepared in strict compliance with our Published Checklist/Guidelines and correct fees are paid.

These new service timelines are for Head Office and Wuse Zone 5 office only. The revised timelines for State Offices will be issued in due course.