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Steps to Register your Business | CAC Office in Uyo Akwa Ibom

    Steps to Register your Business | CAC Office in Uyo Akwa Ibom

    The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) Office in Uyo is at  No. 4 Ubi Inyang Street, off Abak Road, Akwa Savings and Loans Estate, Uyo Akwa Ibom.

    NOTE: The Former CAC is Located at No. 7-13, Aka Road, First Floor, Anchor Insurance Building, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State But Now they have relocated to Akwa Savings and Loans Estate.

    They offer all the corporate affairs services such as Limited Liability Companies, NGOs, Associations, Faith-Based Organizations like Churches, Ministries, and Business Names. We also do Tax Identification Number (TIN) registration, registration of Copy Rights, and Cooperative Societies.

    What is the Role of the CAC:

    Incorporation / Registration of companies , Business Names and Incorporated Trustees (NGO) in Nigeria must be done with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) established by virtue of the Companies and Allied Matters Act.

    Steps to Register your Business | CAC Office in Uyo Akwa Ibom

    1. Find Your Way to CAC Office in Uyo, CLICK HERE for your Google Map Direction Guide.
    1. Know the Category of register for : depending on the nature of the Business you do, the listed information will guide you to know which of the business category to choose in the process of Registration.
      • Business Name (Category): This is meant for small businesses and startups, this can be any kind of common businesses in Nigeria Excluding Institutions and organizations. E.g: Someone who sell car spare parts OR Someone is a Shoe Cobbler can both for the Business name Category. Note that the after the Business name Registration You will be Give a BN (Business Number) which you can use in Banks, Loan Application and Business Information Tenders.
      • Company Registration (Category): This is eligible for Big Companies either a Sole Company or Partnership Company, Schools, Financial Institutions, Corporate Firms can sign up for this Business Category Note that the after the Business name Registration. Note: You will be Give a RC (Registration Number) which you can use in Banks, Loan Application and Business Information Tenders.
      • Incorporated Trustees (Category): The Incorporated Trustees (Category) is Best Suit for NGO’s and Charitable Organization who want to incorporate their Organization Note: For Incorporated Trustees You will be Give a RC (Registration Number) which you can use in Banks, Supports and more.
    2. Check for availability of the Business/Company/Organization Name: By Getting to the CAC New Customers Hall, You will be given a Form to fill that will contains details of your Business Including the Name of your Business. After Filling,You return and You Pay #500 For the Checking of the Name Availability if it’s not taken by someone else. If Your Name is Free and Available taken Congratulations to the Next step which is the option of selecting either as companies , Business Names and Incorporated Trustees (NGO).
      • Steps of the selections of each of the Registration category is clearly Listed below respectively

    Registration steps for Business Names & Document Needed

    • Check for availability of the Business Name (name reservation and Reserve a new Name)
    • Complete pre-registration form – CAC-BNo1 and Present all your relevant business Documents and information listed below:
    • Proposed name of the company (two names should be provided).
    • Details of the Company
    • Address
    • Email address and Phone number
    • NIN / Voter Card
    • Fee to be Paid for Business Names is N10,000 Naira. Click Here to Read More About CAC Fees
    • Note: Individual/Proprietors can register business names without the services of the legal practitioner, chartered Accountant or Chartered Secretary.

    Registration steps for Company Names (RC) & Document Needed

    1. Proposed name of the company (two names should be provided).
    2. Details of the Company
      • Address
      • Email address and Phone number
      • Memorandum of Article and Agreement most time prepared by a Lawyer
      • Company Detailed profiles
    3. Details of Director(s) and Shareholder(s)
      • Names of Director(s) and shareholder(s),
      • a copy of their means of identification ( e.g International passport or National Identity Card or Voter’s Card or Driver’s License),
      • Addresses, Phone numbers, Email addresses and Signatures on plain sheet of paper
      • Incorporation Certificate of the company appointed as a shareholder (only applicable if another company will be appointed as shareholder)
      • Signatures sample of the directors and shareholders
    4. Details of the Secretary (Secretary can be an individual or a company)
      • Name and Address
      • RC number of the Secretary (where it is a company)
      • a copy of his or her means of identification (e.g International passport or National Identity Card or Voter’s Card or Driver’s License) (where it is an individual)
      • Phone numbers, Email addresses and Signatures on plain sheet of paper (where it is a company, signature of one of the directors of the company.
      • Fee to be Paid for Business Names is N25,000 Naira. Click Here to Read More About CAC Fees

    Registration steps for Incorporated Trustee & NGO & Document Needed

    • The name & letterhead of the association
    • A constitution of the association
    • Aims & objectives of the proposed incorporated trustee association
    • Address of the association
    • Names of the proposed trustees of the association (at least 2 or more)
    • The personal residential address of each of the trustees
    • Occupations of each of the trustees
    • Tenure of each of the trustees, the removal & filling of trustee vacancies
    • A list of the executive members of the association, including the president, auditors, secretary/treasurer etc
    • A copy of the required newspaper advertisement publications for the registration of the association
    • A copy of the minutes of meetings where the trustees were appointed
    • Status of secretary (if he is also a trustee).
    • Fee to be Paid for incorporated trustee is N20,000 Naira and Above. Click Here to Read More About CAC Fees

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