Common questions about DIYlaw

Everything you need to know before you get started

How long do registration processes take?

  •   Company Incorporation
    Company Incorporation typically takes an average of 15-20 working days from when we receive all signed forms, however actual timing depends on when the Corporate Affairs Commission concludes the process.
  •   Business Name Registration
    Business Name Registration typically takes an average of 10-15 working days from when we receive all signed forms, however actual timing depends on when the Corporate Affairs Commission concludes the process.
  •  Trademark Registration
  •  VAT and TIN Registration
    Typically takes 5-10 working days from when we receive all signed documents
  •  Company Seal
    48-72 hours.
  •  Company Stamp
    48-72 hours.

Can I get Legal advice from DIYlaw?

  •   Can I get Legal advice from DIYlaw?
    No, you cannot. DIYlaw is not a law firm

How do pickup and delivery work?

  •   Pickup and Delivery
    We will pickup from and deliver to the address you provide on our website when making your purchase. Your pickup and delivery address cannot be changed. You can schedule your pickup date from your Dashboard. Delivery will be done within 3-5 working days after your order is completed

Are scanned or electronic signatures acceptable?

  •   Company Incorporation
    No. The Corporate Affairs Commission does not accept scanned or electronic signatures.
  •   Business Name Registration
    No. The Corporate Affairs Commission does not accept scanned or electronic signatures.
  •   Trademark Registration
    Yes, however the original signed copies are required for record purposes.
  •   VAT & TIN Registration
    No. The Federal Inland Revenue Service does not accept scanned or electronic signatures

Can I save my work and continue later?

  •   Incomplete Orders
    Yes. You can save your work and continue later. You can access partially completed orders on your dashboard by clicking on "My Account"

Can I edit my information after I have submitted?

  •   Incomplete Orders
    Yes. You can save your work and continue later. You can access partially completed orders on your dashboard by clicking on "My Account"

Can I edit my information after I have submitted?

  •   Editing Submitted Information
    You are advised to read ALL instructions carefully before completing the forms. If you have any questions, stop and contact us. When your answers are submitted, you cannot go back to edit the information submitted.

What do I need to register?

  •   Company Incorporation
    • Your personal details
    • Personal details of the directors of the company
    • Personal details of the shareholders
    • Proof of qualification for professional or consultancy services e. g medical certificate for a doctor or investment advisory licence for an investment advisor
    • A photocopy of a government issued identity card of the shareholders and directors of the company e.g. international passport, national identity card, or driver’s license.
  •   Business Name
    • Your personal details
    • Personal details of all other promoters
    • Your passport photograph
    • Passport photograph of all other promoters
    • A photocopy of a government issued identity card of the shareholders and directors of the company e.g. international passport, national identity card, or driver’s license.
  •   Trademarks Registration
    • Details of trademark owner
    • Black and white representation of the mark, name or logo to be trademarked in MSWord PNG or JPEG version
  •   VAT & TIN Registration
    • Original CAC Documents (certificate of incorporation, Form CAC2, Form CAC7, memorandum & articles of association)
    • Copy of utility bill of address of operating office
    • Company stamp
  •   Company Seal
    • Full legal company name
    • Company RC Number
  •   Company Stamp
    • Full legal company name
    • Company RC Number

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