Procedure for obtaining Expatriate Quota in Nigeria

Procedure for obtaining Expatriate Quota in Nigeria

November 14, 2019

The procedure to obtain Expatriate Quota in Nigeria is as follows:

  1. Application on the letter headed paper of the company addressed to the Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Interior, Old secretariat Area 1 Garki Abuja.
  2. The following documents should also be submitted for citing;
  • Certificate of Incorporation of the company.
  • Certified copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the company.
  • Feasibility Report.
  • Tax Clearance Certificate.
  • Bank Reference letter
  • Lease Agreement or Certificate of Occupancy of the business premises of the applicant company.
  • Joint Venture agreement is required in case of partnership with a foreigner.
  • Certificate of Capital importation.
  • Proposed salary, Job description, designation and qualification of expatriate.
  1. Payment for the application is to be made and receipt of payment for the Application together with the documents and Application letter is to be submitted.
  2. Once approved by the Permanent Secretary, the expatriate quota will given to the applicant company.

 

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The procedure to obtain Expatriate Quota in Nigeria is as follows:

  1. Application on the letter headed paper of the company addressed to the Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Interior, Old secretariat Area 1 Garki Abuja.
  2. The following documents should also be submitted for citing;
  • Certificate of Incorporation of the company.
  • 1: Certified copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the company.
  • Feasibility Report.
  • Tax Clearance Certificate.
  • Bank Reference letter
  • Lease Agreement or Certificate of Occupancy of the business premises of the applicant company.
  • Joint Venture agreement is required in case of partnership with a foreigner.
  • Certificate of Capital importation.
  • Proposed salary, Job description, designation and qualification of expatriate.
  1. Payment for the application is to be made and receipt of payment for the Application together with the documents and Application letter is to be submitted.
  2. Once approved by the Permanent Secretary, the expatriate quota will given to the applicant company.

 

The information in this blog post (“post”) is provided for general informational purposes only, no information contained in this post should be construed as legal advice, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal counsel on any subject matter. No reader of this post should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in, or accessible through this post without seeking the appropriate legal or professional advice from the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a lawyer. This post is protected by intellectual property law and regulations. It may however be shared using appropriate sharing tools provided that our authorship is always acknowledged and this Disclaimer Notice attached

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