Company Registration – Frequently Asked Questions

 

How much does the service cost?

We charge a fee of N50,000 (Fifty thousand naira) for this service. This is the fee for registering a company with N1,000,000 share capital, if you would like to register one with higher share capital, please let us know. 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, and courier fees upon completion (within Lagos).

 

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 scans of the means of identification for all shareholders, we will file the documents with the CAC.

 

How long does the process take?

  • Name Search – 24 hours from submission
  • Grant of Certificate of Incorporation: 1-2 weeks from filing

Total time – Approximately 2 weeks

 

What information do we need in order to commence?

  • Proposed Name of the Company
  • Business Address of Company
  • Proposed Share capital of the company
    Name of all shareholders
  • Email address of all shareholders
  • Mobile phone number of all shareholders
  • Residential address of all shareholders
  • Occupation of all shareholders
  • Percentage ownership split of all shareholders
  • Scan of identification document of all shareholders (Driver’s license, National ID etc.)

 

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.

 

 

Is the process the same for a company with foreign shareholders?

The process and fee are different for registering a company with foreign shareholders. You may contact us on [email protected] to request details for registration.

 

Next Steps

To commence the process, please make payment:

 

Online –

Purchase Company Registration

 

 

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