How to legally change your company address in Nigeria

How to legally change your company address in Nigeria

November 14, 2019

When registering a company, you are required to put in an address which serves as the registered address of the company. If a company wishes to change its registered address, the company must apply to the Corporate Affairs Commission to effect the change of Address; the steps to change your registered address are listed below;

  1. A resolution by the company for the change of the registered address of the company signed by two directors or a director and the Company Secretary.
  2. A completed CAC 3 Form.
  3. Evidence of updated Annual Returns Filings.
  4. Payment of the prescribed fee.

Kindly note that you can only change the registered address of the company to a physically traceable address within Nigeria.

See also, http://new.cac.gov.ng/home/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/RECORDS-MANAGEMENT-DEPT-UPDATED-CHECKLIST.pdf

618 Bees can help you quickly and easily help you change your business/company address. Log on to our website www.618bees.comor email hello@618bees.com, or give us a call on +2349017190079. 618 Bees will complete your application with the Corporate Affairs Commission.

 

 

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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. 

  • Do I need a Company Secretary?

    A limited liability company (LLC) must have a company secretary.

  • What is an execution clause in a contract?

    This is the section in which the parties sign the contract or agreement.

  • If I have NAFDAC Registration number, do I still need SON registration number?

    SON Product Registration scheme is mandatory for all SON’s regulated products as mandated by SON Act 56 of 1971, 20 of 1984, 18 of 1990 as amended.

    This is irrespective of the registration done by NAFDAC

  • What is classified as personal data?

    Name, photograph, personal health/bio information, account/financial information, phone number, Address, date of birth, place of birth, Email address, etc.

  • Can I grant another person the permission to use my design?

    The right of the owner of an industrial design includes the licensing and authorization of another person to use the design.

  • 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.

     

  • 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. 

  • 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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