How to change the name of your company in Nigeria
The Name of a company can be changed if so desired by the members of the company.
The following are steps to change the name of a company;
- A resolution must be passed by the members of the company that the name of the company be changed and the new name of the company be approved.
- An application for the reservation of the new name would be made and if approved you can proceed to the next phase. The reservation of name is done on the pre-incorporation portal.
- After reservation of name, the Memorandum and Articles of Association (MEMART) would be rewritten according to how it was at incorporation but the company name on the new MEMART would be changed to reflect the new name.
- Copies of the MEMART along with the resolution would be taken to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) office for assessment and stamping. The payment for the alteration is usually done on the FIRS website.
- The next step is to apply for the change of name on the post-incorporation portal of the company using the availability code gotten from the reservation of the new names.
- Complete the Forms and upload all necessary documents.
- On approval, a new certificate and status report would be given.
- The MEMART would be sent to the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) for stamping.
Note; for all CAC post-incorporation applications to be approved, the company must have filed up to date Annual Returns.
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