The Corporate Affairs Commission is a government establishment set up for the purpose of Incorporation of Companies. They are saddled with the responsibility of incorporating both Private and Public Companies that are limited by guarantee.
According to a public affairs firm, they have been around for quite a while and their activities ensure companies established in Nigeria meet very important requirements set up by the government. They are equally responsible for incorporating any foreign company that desires to get established in Nigeria.They play regulatory role in the Nigerian corporate world.
Among its various purposes, the Corporate Affairs Commission is responsible for the registration of business name of a company. They also play the role of registration of Incorporated Trustees of a company, which the company is expected to present at the point of registration or at later date when such is necessary.
Gone are the days when the Corporate Affairs Commission take very long time before they are able to register new companies. These days, they can get new companies registered within a day, thanks to their Same Day Incorporation Services, which makes their service even more interesting and impressive.
Before registering any company, the Corporate Affairs Commission takes time to investigate the particular company. They do this by conducting searches. This is very important since it helps them know how true or otherwise the company is.
After investigating a company, the Corporate Affairs Commission then goes to the next level, which involves Issuance of Certified True Copies of filed documents to the company.
The Corporate Affairs Commission is equally responsible for the registration of share capital increases, mortgages and other financial concerns of all the companies registered under them.
The CAC is also the government body saddled with the responsibility of processing the statutory filings of annual returns, increase, changes in the memo and articles, addresses and other such information about the particular company that has registered under them.
The Corporate Affairs Commission is expected to arrange or conduct investigations into the affairs of any company where the interests of the shareholders and the public so demand. They are not just ensuring the proper registration of a company; they are also involved in protecting interest of investors.
Additionally, the Corporate Affairs Commission is responsible for the management and winding-up of companies. The Corporate Affairs Commission is also expected to be involved in monitoring the compliance with the CAMA by companies registered under them.
Sale of all statutory forms and publications of the Commission is yet another of the numerous responsibility of the Corporate Affairs Commission. The CAC is expected to respond to enquiries and complaints in respect of the services of the Commission by concerned government agency or members of the public.
The CAC equally handles preliminary process of accreditation of Lawyers, Chartered Accountants and Chartered Secretaries who are the recognized professionals and direct users of the Companies Registry.
The CAC has branches in all states of the federation. However, its office in Lagos is located at 17, Aje Street, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos Mainland, Lagos State. Their telephone number is 08037004299.
What is the timeline of getting Certificate of Incorporation if I sign up to your services?.
Why is it that CAC-CRP Portal is not functional in your website?.
for more than 3week now i contacted one of your agency opposite your office in Alausa, ikeja. for registration of a company name after payment. Now the agent is telling me that you re upgrading your cyber system but, checking your information box nothing like such using COVID-19 as an excused.
i apply for name search and I have paid through REMITA with receipt printed out.
The message i received is – ” pending” since 05 August, 2020.
I have this same issue, I’ve tried calling their office to no avail.
Have you been able to resolve? If yes, how did you go about it?
for someone to register his business name, what will it cost
You can give me a call if you want to register a business with CAC 090 7182 9367. I am an accredited agent and I assure you of the best services.
Please what and what are involved in incorporating a company name. My name is Prisca. My Email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks.
please I want to register my business name and how much is it going to cost me and how to go about it,
i am ozoemena joseph.i want to get my company registered. i also want to know the procedures and requirements.my mail address is email@example.com
I want to register company name what are the requirements i am Adeniyi Talabi firstname.lastname@example.org
I want to start a small chemist pharmacy store and am not a pharmacist, what and how do i go about it?
I registered my business name since February 7 2018 up till now I have not gotten my certificate I have been to alausa office to complain and I was told their system crashed last year I have written rectification letter not seen anything. Am confused I don’t know what to do next
I wanted to change the address of my company from Enugu to Lagos ..pls how can I go about it …..
I want to register an organization, what are the requirements?
I want register a business name, how much will it cost me
pls i want to register my company name
what are the requirements
I want to register a business name, it’s a record label actually. I stay in Ikeja
Please confirm if Jamalife Helpers Global Ltd is registered with your Commission and give me their Registration Number please. I am in Botswana
Please confirm if Jamalife Helpers Global Ltd is indeed registered with your Commission and can you give the registration number please! I am in Botswana
I want to know the requirements for registration of my clinic in lagos. I am a medical practioner. This should please include the cost of registration with two director’s.
Dr George Bassey
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