Business Name Registration – Frequently Asked Questions


How much is the service?

We charge a fee from N22,500 (Twenty two thousand Five Hundred naira) for this service. Payment is due in full before commencement of the service.


What does the service cover?

The service covers the entire process. This includes drafting all the relevant documentation, official filing fees. However you will be responsible for picking up the completed documents from our office in Yaba, Lagos or we can arrange for it to be sent by courier to you at your cost.


What is the registration process?

Once payment is made, we will do a name search with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). Once the name is approved we will draft all the necessary documents for your review and signature. Once we receive the signed documents from your end and a scan of your means of identification and a passport photograph, we will file the documents with the CAC.


How long does the process take?

  • Name Search – 24 hours from submission (maximum of 4 searches)
  • Grant of Certificate of Business Name: 1 week from filing

Total time – Approximately 1-2 weeks


What information do you need in order to commence?

  • Proposed Name of the Business
  • Proposed Business Address
  • Full name of proprietor
  • Email address
  • Mobile phone number
  • Residential address
  • Occupation
  • Scan of identification document of all shareholders (Driver’s license, National ID etc.)
  • Passport photographs (2)


How can I make payment?

Payment can be made either online or by bank transfer.


Can I obtain a refund?

We strive to ensure that we provide the best level of service to you. However, if for any justifiable reason you are unhappy with the quality of our service, we will provide a refund of the fee. Please email [email protected] with full details of the reason for the refund request and we will respond within 3 working days. Please note that refunds are only applicable where the registration was never satisfactorily completed, or where there was an extreme delay in completion, which delay was occasioned by default on our part. We are not liable for delays on the part of the CAC.


Next Steps

To commence the process, please make payment:



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Bank: Stanbic IBTC
Account Name: Lawpadi Consultants Ltd
Account Number: 0023689281