Registering a company with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in Nigeria may seem tedious but the worst that can happen to you is to be doing business with a company name you never knew was already existing. This article provides a quick guide on how to check whether a company name already registered in Nigeria with the CAC.
How to check if a company is registered in Nigeria with CAC – Corporate Affairs Commission
Before you sign that cheque or go into that business dealing, it is paramount you confirm if the company in question is registered. Doing this before required a visit to the CAC office and doing a number of paper works which is quite stressful.
The good news is that you can now run this check from the comfort of your sitting room FREE on CAC website.
To search, visit CAC website, you will be presented with a form to type the name of the company you want to search for. Enter the company name without the “Limited” or “Ltd”. Check the “I am not a robot” CAPTCHA and click submit.
You will be presented with the status of the company. The status include:
- Registered company – with the RC No, registered address and date of registration.
- Undergoing registration – the registration address with the displayed
- Returns empty set if the company does not exist.
(culled from myjobmag.com