1. Nigeria Prices & Delivery Times 

Free Standard delivery: 7-10 working days = GBP 125 
Express delivery: 5-7 working days = GBP 175 
Flash delivery: 3-4 working days = GBP 225 
All credit reports are delivered by email. 

2. Nigeria Sample Report 

The sample report shows the layout, data included and our credit assessment.  

3. What’s included in the report? 

Ownership & Management 
Financial Details (where available) 
Default Information 
Credit Scoring & Rating 
All credit reports are delivered in English 
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Do you need copies of original Registry Documents? 
To request a copy of the original registry documents please contact us and we will advise availibility. 
Please note that official registry documentation is usually in the language of the registration jurisdiction. 
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Nigeria Business Credit Report Services 

Creditreform operates a global specialist International Business credit report service. We have local offices and fully approved international risk analysis experts in every country worldwide. This enables us to provide expert up-to-date business credit report information on businesses anywhere in the world. 
Main reasons why our business credit reports are so important they enable clients to trade with confidence. 
The local International Business Credit Report Partners are able to: 
Assess local businesses trading activities. 
Update information immediately if there are any changes. 
Give accurate feedback based on the local economies. 
Communicate effectively with businesses as they share the same time zones 
Herewith details of our business credit reporting service in Nigeria: 

Location of company credit check service office(s) in Nigeria 

Lagos, Nigeria 

Number of Nigeria Business Credit Reporting staff? 

15 employees 

How long have you been operating a Nigeria business credit reporting service? 

13 years 

What type of business credit reports do you provide in Nigeria: 

Corporate business credit reports online and offline – Only offline reports 
Non limited business credit reports online and offline – Offline reports only 
Bespoke investigated business credit reports - Yes 

What are the business credit report delivery times in Nigeria? 

Instant Online business credit report - No 
Flash business credit report - 4  Working Days 
Express business credit report – 5-7 Working Days 
Normal business credit report – 7-10 Working Days 

How many company registries are there in Nigeria for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)? 

"Corporate Affairs Commission - Company Search" 

Nigeria Economy: 

Currency: Nigerian naira (NGN, ₦) 
GDP Ranking: 27th 
Population:  195 million 
Nigeria’s economy is the largest economy in Africa and 27th globally. Nigeria has an expanding manufacturing, financial, service, communications, technology and entertainment sectors. 

Main Trading Partners of Nigeria: 

Export partners: India 18%, United States 14%, Spain 9.7%, France 6%, Netherlands 4.9%, Germany 3.6% 
Import Partners: China 28%, Belgium & Luxembourg 8.9%, Netherlands 8.3%, South Korea 6.4%, United States 6.0%, India 4.6% 

Do business credit reports contain negative information? 

Yes, the reports include negative information 

Do you provide consumer credit reports in Nigeria? 

Available Upon Request 
Nigeria Background Check on Individuals and Corporate Directors (Known as Nigeria Basic Due Diligence/Individual Verification Report) 
Sample report available upon request 
The Nigeria consumer report will include where available: 
Full Name 
Marital Status 
Academic Qualifications 
Employment History 
Director / Shareholder Information 

Specialist Debt Recovery Service Nigeria No Win No Fee 

There are many unique requirements to international debt collection services in all countries including Nigeria debt collection services which differ from the UK debt collection agency services and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert Nigeria debt collection agency and not from debt collectors UK. This method of Nigeria debt collection sets Creditreform aside from the competition who in many cases will operate an international debt collection service from a UK debt collector only. Using the local Nigeria debt collection agency enables us to achieve a far greater success rate and our No Win No Fee service together with competitive commission rates against monies recovered only ensures you get the best service. 

Nigeria Tracing No Find No Fee Tracing Service 

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert international tracing agents including Nigeria tracing agent services to locate any absconded debtor. This tracing service is provided on a No Find No Fee basis only charging for a successful trace. 

Specialist Business Credit Report Experts 

There are many unique requirements to providing international business credit reports in all countries including Nigeria business credit reporting services which differ from Credit Reports UK services. Therefore it is very important that information is obtained directly by our expert international local business credit reporting partners and not from the Credit Report UK services. Our multi lingual local partners are able to provide all business credit reports in English including the bespoke investigated business credit reports. 

Nigeria Company Registry Name 

Corporate Affairs Commission 

Nigeria Company Registry Address 

Plot 420, Tigris Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria, Office 145 

Date Company Registry Established in Nigeria 

The Nigeria Company Register was established in 1990 and online format since 2004. 

Language(s) of Nigeria Company Registry 

The Nigeria Company Register is in English language only. 

Number of Company Registries in Nigeria 

1 company register in Nigeria 

Related Associations in Nigeria 

Bureau of Public Procurement – Registered Contractors 

Regulation for Nigeria Company Register 

Companies Act of 1990 

Can you search companies online for free in Nigeria? 

No, you are unable to search for free at the Nigeria Company Register. 

What information can I view for free at Nigeria Company Registry 

None but a Nigeria company extract/profile will include where available: 
Nigeria Company Name 
Nigeria Representatives 
Nigeria Director and proprietors 
Nigeria Current status (active/inactive) 
Nigeria Activity / Type of business 
Nigeria Registered Address 

Do you need to register / sign up at the Nigeria Company Registry? 

No, you do not need to register at the Nigeria Company Registry. 

Number of Registered Companies in Nigeria 

The number of registered companies is not Publicly Available in Nigeria. 

How to Register / Incorporate a company in Nigeria? 

You can register a company in Nigeria through a Nigeria company formation agent. 

Average incorporation fee (private limited) in Nigeria 

EUR 36 

Minimum share capital (private limited) in Nigeria 

USD 1 is minimum share capital in Nigeria 

What is the Corporate tax rate in Nigeria? 

30% is corporate tax rate in Nigeria 

What is the VAT rate payable on sales to local customers in Nigeria? 

7.5% is VAT rate in Nigeria 

Types of Companies in Nigeria 

Private Limited Company (Ltd.): a private company limited by shares 
Public Limited Company (PLC): a public company limited by shares 
Limited by Guarantee (Ltd./Gte.): a company limited by guarantee (non-profit company) 
Unlimited (ULtd.): A company with a share capital, similar to its limited company (Ltd., or PLC.) counterparts, but where the liability of the members or shareholders is not limited 
Limited Liability Partnership (LLP): Only allowed in the state of Lagos, Nigeria 
Partnership: Arrangement in which parties agree to cooperate to advance their mutual interests 

Nigeria Company Documents Available 

Nigeria Company Commercial Extract 

What are the Financial Regulatory Authorities in Nigeria? 

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) 
Securities and Exchange Commission (Nigeria) 
National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) (Nigeria) 
National Pension Commission (PENCOM) (Nigeria) 

What are the Stock Exchanges in Nigeria? 

Abuja Securities and Commodities Exchange (ASCE) in Abuja which was founded in 1998 
Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in Lagos which was founded in 1960 

Can you order a Nigeria Apostille Certificate? 

No, Nigeria has not agreed to the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents. 
Even though Nigeria has not agreed to this Nigeria company registry search documents will often still require an Apostille certificate but will then also require further legalisation or attestation via their embassy. 

Nigeria Company Registry Search 

All local Nigeria Company searches can be under taken via our Nigeria Company Registry search. Where there is more than one Nigeria Company Registry an Nigeria company search will be made via a local Nigeria company registry search in the city where the company or business is registered. Many Nigeria company searches can be made on line but in some cases the Nigeria company search needs to search the local Nigeria company register in person, post or by email. Creditreform and it’s local company search partners undertake these services on behalf of our international clients. 

Nigeria Company Documents 

The Nigeria Company Registry hold all company documents on record and many of these can be downloaded instantly if you have registered with the Nigeria company registry. Alternatively you can order Nigeria company documents, company extracts or any registered document such as the Nigeria Memorandum of Association via Creditreform. Creditreform’ s local registered agent will then undertake an Nigeria company search on your behalf and we will forward the results via email. 

Nigeria Certificate of Good Standing 

The certificate of Good standing is issued by the local Nigeria company registry and in many cases can be downloaded by a registered company agent. Besides the Certificate of Good Standing other specific documents can be purchased such as the Nigeria Certificate of Incorporation or the Nigeria Memorandum of Association.. 

Nigeria Private Investigation Work 

There are many reasons for the need to use our Nigeria private investigator or Nigeria process server. We partner with fully approved local Nigeria private detectors who are experts in their field and provide our clients with a fully confidential service including Nigeria skip tracing and Nigeria document serving where required. 

Nigeria Company Formations 

There are many reasons why our clients need to use our Nigeria company formation services. Through our fully approved local Nigeria company registration agent the Nigeria company incorporation is made as simple as possible. We will undertake all the necessary Nigeria company searches to ensure the chosen name is available and guide you through the necessary documentation required to incorporate the company required. 
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