How to register CAC in Nigeria

How to register CAC in Nigeria


The Corporate Affairs Commission was originally established by the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990. The Act was repealed and a new Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) enacted in 2020. The new legislation saved all actions undertaken under the repealed legislation including the establishment of the Commission. The Corporate Affairs Commission is the Agency of Government charged with the administration of the Act, including the registration, regulation and supervision of –
1. the formation, incorporation, management, striking off and winding-up of companies, limited liability partnerships and limited partnerships;
2. registration, management and removal of business names from the register, and
3. formation, incorporation, management and dissolution of incorporated trustees. The purpose of these Operations Checklists is to provide a practice guide to accredited and non-accredited users of the Commission’s services in order to enhance seamless transactions with the Commission.

The document is designed to facilitate the understanding of the service processes and requirements. The objective is to promote efficient service delivery through process standardization. Users of the Commission’s services should note that in addition to the requirements of these Operations Checklists, the Commission may, from time to time, issue and publish on its website, social media handles or newspapers further guidelines as circumstances may require to improve the Commission’s service requirements and customer experience.
The Commission has its Head Office in Abuja and maintains offices in all the States of the Federation. Its services are available online.
Fees for the Commission’s services are as prescribed in the Companies Regulations
For more information and resources, kindly visit the Commission’s website at

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