How to change your business address – Limited Liability Company or Business Name

How to change your business address – Limited Liability Company or Business Name

December 15, 2021

To change the address of your business name or limited liability company, your business should have filed up to date Annual Returns with the corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).

A company would during a meeting pass a resolution for the Address of the company to be changed. After the resolution is passed, an application for change of Address would be made on the CAC post-incorporation portal by an accredited agent by completed the required form. The resolution would be uploaded and the completed application Form must be authenticated by a director of the company. As soon as the change of Address application is approved, a status report f the company would be provided by the CAC showing the new address of the company.

A business name does not need a resolution before the change of Address can be effected. In an application for change of business name a completed Form is the requirement from the CAC. However, the name of the proprietor authenticating the change of Address application must be stated.

An authentication is the authority a director/proprietor gives for the change of Address to be effected and it is done by simply writing the name and designation of the person that gave the instruction for the changes in the Company.

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Frequently Asked

  • Why must I file Annual Returns?

    It is a mandatory statutory requirement under the Companies and Allied Matters Act to file Annual Returns yearly. 

  • What’s the difference between a business name and an LLC?
    • A business name is a sole proprietorship, usually owned and managed by one individual only. Legally, the sole proprietor and his business are one. It simply means an individual trading with an alias. The sole proprietor is personally liable for all business related obligations.

    • A limited liability company on the other hand is a separate business entity from the individuals that hold its shares and act as directors. Legally, it’s a separate business entity and a person on its own who can transact business, own property separate from its owners and can sue or be sued. 

  • What is a testimonium clause in an agreement?

    This is the part of the agreement where the witness attests to have witnessed the execution of the agreement.

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    1. Product traceability in the Nigerian market
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    4. The official SON Product Registration Logo and number are displayed on registered products.
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    No, its not legal. This is because the law prohibits anyone from transferring the data of a third party to another person without consent from the third party to do same even if the data was rightfully obtained in the first instance.

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    • And must not be against public policy or morality.
  • Do I have to physically drop off my product sample at NAFDAC office?

    No, you can choose to have it sent to NAFDAC office

  • Can a minor be a company director?

    No, a minor cannot be a director. A minor under Nigerian Law is anyone who is below 18 years of age.

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    Trademark is valid for seven years from the date of application but you may renew the application for the trademark for an additional period of 14years.

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