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Letter for Change of Address

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Letter for Change of Address

A Letter for Change of Address is a letter that expressly notifies another party of the change of address. A registered entity is required to notify the requisite regulatory bodies once the registered office address has been changed.

This document outlines the name of the sender, old and new addresses of the sender, name and address of the recipient.

How to use this document

This document can be used by a person who has recently moved to a new location for the purpose of receiving correspondence in his/her new location. It can also be used by a Company, Business name and Incorporated trustees for the purposes of notifying their clients, business partners and other persons about the change of it's registered office address.

After filling this form, the form filler must sign the document. If the sender is a company, s director of the company must sign the document. If the sender is a business name, one of the proprietors or partners who is authorized to sign documents must sign this letter. If the sender is an incorporated trustee, one of the trustees must sign the letter.

After signing this document, it should be sent to the intended recipient. For example, the sender's bank, medical practitioner, lawyer, school, etc. notifying them about the change of address.

Also, a Business name or an Incorporated trustee may also send this letter to the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) (the body that regulates the affairs of registered entities in Nigeria), notifying them of the change of registered office address.

In the case of a Business name, this document must be filed at the CAC along with the following documents:

  • Certificate of Business Name registration.
  • Duly Completed Form CAC/BN/1.
  • Affidavit deposed by one of the proprietors of the business stating that the address of the Business Name has been changed.
  • Valid means of identification (National I.D, Driver's license or International passport) of the proprietor deposing to the Affidavit mentioned above.

In the case of an Incorporated Trustee, this document must be filed at the CAC along with the following documents:

  • Certificate of Registration.
  • Altered Constitution of the Incorporated Trustees reflecting the new address.
  • Minutes of meeting stating that the authorizing the change of address.

Applicable Law

A Letter for Change of Address for a Private Person is not regulated by any Nigerian law. However, for registered entities like Business Names and Incorporated Trustees, this document is regulated by the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2004.

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