How to change a Proprietor’s name at the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria

How to change a Proprietor’s name at the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria

December 05, 2019

The procedure necessary to effect the change of a proprietor’s name on a Business Name Form is as follows;

  1. Prepare a duly completed application form for the change of name.
  2. Attach the Affidavit in support of the change of name.
  3. Attach a formal application letter by the company to the Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) requesting for the change of name.
  4. Attach the original registration form for cancellation and apply for a Certified True Copy.
  5. Attach a valid Form of identification where necessary.
  6. Attach updated annual returns if the business is due to file Annual Returns.
  7. Submit documents to CAC for verification and assessment of fees.
  8. Make payment of the assessed fees.
  9. Attach the payment receipt and file same at the Corporate Affairs Commission closest to you.

Once all the requirements to effect the change of name has been satisfied. The commission will effect the change of name.

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