Business formalisation Support of the MSME Survival FundAs part of Federal Government’s post Covid-19 Pandemic survival intervention to support micro and small businesses to formalise their businesses, the Federal Government has approved the free registration of 6,606 Business Names in each of the 34 states while Abia, Lagos and Kano will have 7,906, 9,084 and 8,406 respectively. Consequently, all interested Micro and Small Entrepreneurs, Artisans, Craftsmen/Women (one or more persons) that are yet to formalise their businesses should take advantage of this rare opportunity. Aggregators have been appointed to receive applications from interested persons in line with CAC requirements. The names and contact details of the aggregators can be obtained on the Commission’s Website as follows: www.cac.gov.ng The free registrations started on the 19th October 2020. Don’t be left out! Hurry now to any of the centres with the following documents to register your business:
- Three (3) Proposed Names
- Two (2) Passport sized photographs
- Valid Means of Identification
- Phone Number/Email address
If you are in Lagos State and other states go to the ministry of commerce and industry or preferably SMEDAN. Address and contact persons are in the following link
The forms are available there.