The federal republic of Nigeria is a state in West Africa. The president is head of state. Local currency is the Naira (NGN), the official language is English. Nigeria is a member of the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU) and other international organisations.
Nigeria is the largest national economy in Africa. Additionally, Nigeria is the largest african oil producer, the export of raw oil accounts for 14% of the GDP, 85% of the export revenue and 80% of the national budget. At the same time, 65% of the working population is working in agriculture. In total there are more than 1.2 million companies registered in Nigeria.
Nigeria has a large investment potential. China to date has already invested 10 million dollars in the nigerian economy
Corporate practice is regulated in the Companies Act of 1990 and other legal statutes.
Main types of businesses
- Private company
- Public company
- Company limited by guarantee
- Company limited by shares
Additionally, registered merchants and non-commercial-organisations may operate in Nigeria.
The Commission for Commercial Affairs is responsible for registration in the commercial register. It was established in 1990 as autonomous national agency. The Minister of Tourism and Commerce is responsible for the Commission. Ever since 2004, the digital commercial register has been created and registration is now partially available online.
The president of the Commission for Commercial Affairs is nominated by the nigerian president.
Contents of the register:
- Full legal name
- Director and proprietors
- Current status (active/inactive)
- Type of business
- Full address
- Additional data
Additionally, the following information can be ordered:
- Proof of registration
- Certificate of Foundation
- Certificate of Good Standing
NB: Information about some companies may be unavailable, or available for a fee.
Search in the register is not free of charge. Search results are sent to you within 5-7 days after request submission.
To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:
- Full legal name
- Registration number
Legalization of extracts from Nigeria
Nigeria did not accede to The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 1966. Therefore, all nigerian documents are subject to legalization.
An extract from the business register of Nigeria can be used in order to:
- Obtain detailed information about potential business partners
- Negotiate foreign trade agreements
- File legal claims
- Register legal entities with foreign participation
- Check potential employers
You can order an extract without mandatory registration or subscription. Just complete our form and our employees will investigate for missing information, provide you with the extract, translate it to English and deliver the original, the translation as well as the bill for our services to you via mail.
There is no risk involved for you as we provide you with the documents in question on a fixed price. If requested, we will have the extract verified and apostilled. The documents are sent to you by mail. Special fees for the apostille apply.
- Quick and reliable inquiry processing
- Convenient order via online form
- Required document is sent as a PDF-file via e-mail
- Notarised translation
- No charge if required information is unavailable
- Apostille for extracts from commercial registers
- Confidentiality and personal data protection
- Quality service and happy customers
We verify whether a commercial register contains information about the company you are interested in, free of charge. Order a preliminary extract and you will receive the following information:
- Availability of an entry in a commercial register
- Cost of extract from a commercial register
- Other available documents
- Deadline for discharge
- Cost of apostille
- Commercial register extract sample (if available)
You can order free preliminary availability check of required information on our website.
|Service||Price incl. German VAT 19%||Price excl. VAT|
|Price for an Electronic Extract from Nigeria||from 178,05 €||from 150,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Nigeria||from 41,65€||from 35,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 1428,00 €||from 1200,00 €|