LESSON 8: HOW TO CHECK IF YOUR AVAILABILITY / NAME CHECK HAS BEEN APPROVED AND RESERVED OR REJECTED AND DENIED ON CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION (CAC) PORTAL

LESSONS ON HOW TO REGISTER COMPANY IN NIGERIA (LESSON 8: HOW TO CHECK IF YOUR AVAILABILITY / NAME CHECK HAS BEEN APPROVED AND RESERVED OR REJECTED AND DENIED ON CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION (CAC) PORTAL).

You can only apply for availability name check online on Corporate Affairs Commission Company Registration Portal. As such you can only check the status of your application on the same platform. Follow the steps below to check the status of your name reservation application.

  1. Goto new.cac.gov.ng the picture below will be displayed
  2. Click on ‘online registration’ the picture below will be displayed.
  3. Click on ‘reserve name now’ the picture below will be displayed.
  4. Enter your username and password obtained from Corporate Affairs Commission Company Registration Portal, and click ‘login’. The picture below will be displayed (but if you do not have username and password obtained from Corporate Affairs Commission Company Registration Portal, click here, for guide on how to do so.).
  5. Click on the ‘reserved’ or on the ‘denied’ depending on the particular icon that is displaying on your dashboard. If you click on the ‘reserved’, it will bring out all the names reserved for you. Check if the name you are looking for is amongst the reserved ones. If yes, Click on ‘approval note’ which appears below the name reserved and the document will be downloaded to your gadget. Keep it safe, because you will present it to CAC before collecting your certificate.
  6. However, if you click on ‘denied’ it will bring out all the names you submitted but were rejected. Check if the name you are looking for is amongst the denied ones. If yes, Click on ‘disapproval note’ which appears below the name denied and the document will be downloaded to your gadget. Open it to view the reason for denial given. If you are not satisfied with the reason for the denial, you can go to any CAC office and lay your complain. If they find it meritorious, they will revisit your application for name reservation. If they find it lacking in merit, you will be asked to make a fresh application for name reservation.

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