APPLICATION FOR CREATION OF ENTITY ELECTRONIC ACCOUNT
The general public is hereby informed that Companies, Business Names, and Incorporated Trustees may now apply to the Corporate Affairs Commission for the creation of Electronic Accounts for their Entities. The Accounts would allow the Entities to submit documents and statutory returns to the Commission by electronic means. An Entity’s Electronic Account shall be administered by an officer of the Entity (“the Authorised Officer”) designated by the majority of the Directors/Partners/Trustees on that behalf and in accordance with section 101 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 (CAMA). Any information, document, or return submitted through an Entity’s Electronic Account shall be deemed duly authenticated.
To download the Application Form (FORM CAC-MISC 03), go to https://www.cac.gov.ng Duly completed Application Forms should be forwarded to the Commission by courier. Upon creation, the notice would be sent to the Directors/Partners/Trustees by e-mail while the Electronic Account credentials would be forwarded to the Authorised Officer, also by e-mail.
- Any Director, Partner, Proprietor, Trustee, Secretary, or Officer of the Entity may be designated the Authorised Officer for the Entity.
- The Authorised Officer may create Sub-Administrators for the Entity’s Electronic Account.
- The Directors/Partners/Trustees may from time to time change the Authorised Officer and remove any or all of the Sub-Administrators.
- Copy of any recognized and valid means of photo identification for the Authorised Officer should be attached to this application.