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Hello guys, click the video above and watch my new video on the different requirements needed as a business owner to register a legal entity in Nigeria. Each entity has its own requirement needed for registration. But the interesting part of these requirements, are their similarities.

The basic requirements needed to register a sole proprietorship entity are:

[if !supportLists]1. [endif]An approved business name

[if !supportLists]2. [endif]A business address

[if !supportLists]3. [endif]Address and name of the business owner

[if !supportLists]4. [endif]Two passport photographs

[if !supportLists]5. [endif]And a valid identification card.

The basic requirements needed to register a partnership entity in Nigeria are as follows:

[if !supportLists]1. [endif]Obtain a name reservation form from the CAC, which includes; proposed name of the business, address of the proposed business and commencement date of the business

[if !supportLists]2. [endif]Details of the partners which includes their names, addresses, and signatures

[if !supportLists]3. [endif]Two passport photographs

[if !supportLists]4. [endif]Valid identification cards from each partners.

The basic requirements needed to register an incorporated trustee entity in Nigeria are follows:

[if !supportLists]1. [endif]Two copies of the applicants constitution

[if !supportLists]2. [endif]Two copies of the applicants forms, signed by either the chairman or the secretary of the body of association

[if !supportLists]3. [endif]Extract of the minute of the meetings appointing the trustees

[if !supportLists]4. [endif]Two passport photographs of all the members

[if !supportLists]5. [endif]A list the bodies present and the voting pattern

The requirements needed to register a Limited liability Entity in Nigeria are:

Firstly, be informed that, the minimum number of people required to register a limited liability in Nigeria are two (2) people while the maximum are fifty (50) people. However, if it requires a minor (underage individual) to be a director, thus, two adults must stand as a director of the proposed company.

Requirements also includes;

[if !supportLists]1. [endif]The Names, ages and the addresses of the proposed directors

[if !supportLists]2. [endif]The proposed address for the company

[if !supportLists]3. [endif]The signature of the directors on the forms will also be required.

We advise that you contact a lawyer to sort out all the legal requirements needed for your entity (company) registration in Nigeria.

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