There are thousands of professionals who are in the list of cac accredited agent in Nigeria.
In Nigeria, for purpose of doing a business ,there is no mandatory requirement for citizens to register such business.
However if need arises that you need to formalize the status of your business you must register it with the corporate affairs commission.
In Nigeria, whether you want to operate a business, open a club, register football club or social club,operate a foundation or church, you must need to formalize the status by way of registration.
List of Professionals who can join list of cac accredited agents are legal practitioners,chartered secretaries,and accountants.
A legal practitioner so qualified must have been called to the bar and also discharged from National youth service .
A GUIDE ON CAC ACCREDITATION APPLICATIONS:
In order to be qualified to work for clients as an accredited cac agent, you need to undergo accreditation process.
Accreditation means you are now a verified cac agent, and can process pre and post corporate applications for clients.
You can become an accredited agent as an individual or a firm.
A person qualified to apply for accreditation must be either a legal practitioner,accountant or chartered secretary or be registered with a cac accredited agent firm account.
in 2019 an application for accreditation was totally done manually at cac offices.
To do accreditation one need only to
i.fill an application form
ii.submit qualifying certificate or proficiency certificate,
iii.Submit photocopy of Nysc discharge certificate
iv.Submit proof of payment of practice fee for the year,
v.Pay N5000 accreditation fee to the commission .
HOW TO JOIN LIST OF CAC ACCREDITED AGENTS IN 2022
IN 2022 , one can become an accredited cac agent by first visiting www.pre.cac.gov.ng
i. Choose to create an account via the link www.pre.cac.gov.ng
ii. Choose Register as an Accredited agent
iii. choose agent category account (agents category account are Nigerian bar Association individual,Nigerian bar Association Firm,institute of chartered account individual and firm,institute of charted secretaries individual and firm,association of Nigeria accountants individual and firm.
iv.fill in the required personal details or organisation details.
v. Submit required documents and pay
vi.If Approved take your Accreditation number .
vii. Visit your chosen cac branch office to collect your accreditation card.
In the event your account creation is unsuccessful,kindly create a ticket to support for quick resolution.