Time Frame for Service Delivery by Agencies of the One Stop Investment Center (OSIC)

        AGENCY ROLE IN OSIC TIMEFRAME FOR SERVICE DELIVERY AT OSIC
1.  

                            

NIGERIAN INVESTMENT PROMOTION COMMISSION  (NIPC)

·         Registration of Foreign Investments,

·         Complaint Management,

·         Linkages with NIPC Departments, and other MDAs

·         Country- wide liaison with the 36 States on investment matters etc.

Business Registration: 24 Hours

Provision of Information: 24 hours

2. CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION (CAC) ·         Undergo Name searches,

·         Company Incorporation

·         Due Diligence

Incorporation: 24 Hours

Provision of Information: 24 hours

3.  

                          

   FEDERAL INLAND REVENUE    SERVICE (FIRS)

·         Tax Registration

·         Payment of Stamp Duties,

·         Issuance of Tax Clearance Certificates and issuance of Tax Forms

Stamp Duty, Tin Number and TCC: 24 hours

Provision of Information: 24 hours

4     THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF INTERIOR (FMI) ·         Provision of general information and guidance and facilitating the issuance of Business Permits and Expatriate Quota Business permit and Expatriate Quota: 3 to 4 weeks

Provision of Information: 24 hours

5.          

NIGERIA

IMMIGRATION

SERVICE

      (NIS)              

·         Provision of information and guidance on immigration matters,

·         Regularization of Permanent Work Permits

·         Issuance of STR Visas

 

Visa on Arrival: 24 Hours

Regularization of STR Visa: 1 week

Business Visa: Facilitate process. (Depends on Country of applicant)

Temporary Work Permit: 48 Hours (Facilitate process)

Provision of Information: 24 hours

6. NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE (NCS) ·         Issuance of Import & Export Guidelines,

·         Procedure for citing Excise Factories,

·         Goods clearance facilitation and general information on Fiscal Policy issues.

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

7.    

NATIONAL OFFICE FOR TECH. ACQUISITION & PROMOTION (NOTAP)

·         To facilitate the registration of contract agreements dealing with transfer / acquisition of Technology between Nigerians and their foreign partners.

·         Facilitate approvals for licenses, Patents and Franchises etc.

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

 

8.  

                           

NATIONAL AGENCY FOR FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION &      CONTROL (NAFDAC)

·         Provision of information, advisory services,

·         Facilitation and kick starting of registration process on products.

·         On-going processes such as registration of pharmaceuticals and food can be facilitated at the Centre.

·         The registration status of a product can also be obtained at the Centre through the NAFDAC Registered Products Automated Database (NARPAD).

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

9.  

                             

STANDARDS ORGANIZATION OF NIGERIA (SON)

·         Facilitates all aspects of Standardization activities, approvals or permits for use of standards.

·         Provision of information and guidance on the following:

·         MANCAP Certification

·         SONCAP Certificate

·         Training in NIS ISO 9000 and NIS ISO 14000

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services for Certification

10 MINISTRY OF SOLID MINERALS (MSM) ·         Facilitation in obtaining Exploration Licenses, Mining Leases

·         Provision of information and guidelines on investing in the Solid Minerals Sector

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services for obtaining Licenses

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NATIONAL BUREAU OF STATISTICS (NBS)

·         Provision of information on Statistical Data on the Nigerian Economy Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

12 MINISTRY OF THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY (FCTA) ·         Facilitation on Land Matters for investment Projects, promotion of investments especially in Tourism, Infrastructure, Industries etc.

·          Provision of general information on the FCT.

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services for land acquisition

13 FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE (FMF) ·         Administration of Industrial Incentives, Tariff Administration and general information

·         Guidelines on Fiscal Policy

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

14 CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN) ·         Provision of information on financial sector regulatory requirements and procedures for carrying on such transactions by prospective investors,

·         Guidelines on correspondent banking and funds transfer, including Capital Importation.

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

15  

NIGERIA MARITIME ADMINISTRATION AND SAFETY AGENCY (NIMASA)

·         Provision of general information and guidance and facilitating investments in the Maritime Sector. Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

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NIGERIAN EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL (NEPC)

·         Facilitating investments and Provision of general information and guidance related to Nigeria’s Export Trade.  

Export License: 48 Hours

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

17  

NIGERIAN ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION (NERC)

·         Facilitating investments and Provision of general information and guidance in the Electricity Industry in Nigeria. Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

18  

                            

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS (MFA)

·         Facilitating and fast-tracking all trade and investment related issues through over hundred Missions abroad and carrying out basic due diligence of foreign companies. Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

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MINISTRY OF BUDGET AND PLANNING (MBP)

 

·         Provision of information on Government Policy thrusts and priority sectors of the Nigerian economy;

·         Facilitation of registration of Non-profit making 
International NGOs;

·         Facilitate the activities and operations of the 
development partners in Nigeria such as EU, USAID, JICA, CIDA, DFID, UNICEF etc; and

·         Provision of information and technical advice on macroeconomic indicators;

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

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PHARMACISTS COUNCIL OF     NIGERIA (PCN)

·         PCN is the agency statutorily charged with the responsibility for the regulation and control of the Practice of Pharmacy in Nigeria. Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

21  

                         

NIGERIAN COPRYRIGHT COMMISSION (NCC)

·         NCC is the Anti-Piracy and Enforcement agency for Intellectual Properties in Nigeria.

·         The agency plays an important role in the maintenance of effective databank of authors, their works and the monitoring of the copyright Industry.

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

 

 

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MANUFACTURERS     ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (MAN)

 

 

 

 

·         MAN is the focal point of communication and consultation between industry and Government

·         MAN plays a strategic role in Government Policy formulation through constructive recommendations

·         It has provided manufacturers with the means of formulating and influencing general policies with regard to industrial, labour, social, legal, training, and technical matters in the overall interest of stakeholders.

 

 

 

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

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INFRASTRUCTURE CONCESSION REGULATORY COMMISSION (ICRC)

·         The ICRC accelerates investment in National Infrastructure through private sector funding.

·         Assists government and its MDAs to implement and establish effective Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) procurement.

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

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OIL AND GAS FREE ZONE AUTHORITY (OGFZA)

·         OGFZA was empowered by the Act No. 8 of March 29, 1996 with the functions of Free Zones administration, development and promotion.

·         The Agency liaises with relevant government agencies on behalf of Free Zones Clients, resolves disputes at the Free Zones as well as ensure that maximum Free Zone Incentives and benefits are passed to Free Zone registered companies.

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

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DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES (DPR)

·         Provision of general Information/data on DPR statutory mandate and the Oil and Gas Sector to facilitate informed investment decisions.

·         Facilitation and guidance to investors in the issuance of various approvals/licenses granted by the DPR.

·         Provision of general advisory services on the investment opportunities in the Oil & Gas Sector, including matching investors’ requirements with opportunities available in the Sector.

·         Assisting investors through facilitation with relevant stakeholders in the Oil & Gas industry on access to support in respect of investment projects.

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

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ODU’A INVESTMENT COMPANY LIMITED

·         Odu’a Investment Company Limited was incorporated in July, 1976 to take over the business interests of the former Western State of Nigeria now comprising Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Ekiti including Lagos State.

·         The Company was established to promote the socio-economic and industrial growth of the host States and create employment opportunities.

Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary

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  NEW NIGERIA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY (NNDC)

·         NNDC is a Development Finance Institution (DFI) owned by the (19) states that constitute the Northern Region of Nigeria. The company was established in 1949 to contribute to the Socio-Economic development of the region. Provision of Information: 24 hours

Provide facilitation services where necessary