Lookup using Business Number (CAC)

Look up an entities registration information

In Nigeria, one can search an entity using the Entity Name or Registration number. When looking up a Nigerian entity using their CAC number, omit the "RC" (for Corporate entities) or the "BN" (for Enterprises) that comes before the CAC number. For example "RC2345689" would be "2345689".

POST https://api.appruve.co/v1/verifications/ng/business_info

The request object will take in the following parameters:

Input
Code
Input

Object

Type

Status

Description

search_term

string

required

This can be any of the entity's parameters e.g a name 'test co', or a registration number '2345689'

Code
Request Payload {
string search_term="2345689" # Company Registration Number or Registered Business Name
}

The response object will look like this:

Output
Response
Output

Object

Description

company_name

This is the entity's official name

company_status

This shows whether the entity has been active depending on if entity reports have been filled for the past year.

company_registration

This is the entity's registration number.

company_commencement_date

This is the date on which the entity was registered.

company_type_info

This is the legal type of entity e.g a limited liability company, a sole proprietorship etc.

company_email

This is the registered email address of the entity.

company_address

This is the registered address of the entity.

Response
{
"company_id": "1234567",
"company_name": "JOHN DOE TECHNOLOGIES LTD",
"company_status": "INACTIVE",
"company_registration": "2345689",
"company_commencement_date": "2018-07-10",
"company_type_info": "Company",
"company_email": "[email protected]",
"company_address": "8, LASODE CRESCENT, OFF OZUMBA MBADIWE"
}

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