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

  • What additional documents do I require to file my Annual Returns?
  • 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. 

  • Why is mutual assent important in a contract?

    This is one of the key elements of a contract because is shows the meeting of the minds of both parties

  • Can I process/register multiple products at NAFDAC at the same time?

    Yes, you can process/register multiple products at the same time

  • What is personal data?

    This is any information that can be used to identify an identifiable human person such passport photograph.

  • Who benefits from copyright protection?

    The creator of a copyright work, usually referred to as the “author” of the work owns the copyright in the work in the first instance. However, the author is at liberty to transfer his rights to a third party. In such a case, the person who has obtained the right by transfer or other legal means becomes the owner of the copyright.

  • What will happen if I buy the wrong category of forms with NAFDAC?

    Nothing, the purchased form will be in your account for future use.


  • Can my kids be shareholders in my company?

    Yes your kids can hold shares in your company but there must be a minimum of two adult shareholders before kids can be included.

  • Will my trademark registration in Nigeria protect me worldwide?

    No, all intellectual property (IP) rights which includes trademarks are territorial, which means you are protected in the countries in which you register them.

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