CAC Verification Service

A company registration number (CRN) is a unique combination of 8 numbers, or 2 letters followed by 6 numbers. It is used to identify your company or limited partnership and verify its legal existence as an incorporated entity. Companies House will issue a CRN during the company formation process.


This service validates CAC registration of an organization i.e Registered Company (RC) or Business Name (BN) numbers for organizations registered with Corporate Affairs Commission (Nigeria)



Before you proceed, ensure you review the prerequisites for integrating to our APIs for a more detailed guide.

API Endpoint


Our service accepts headers for authentication. See below the headers to pass to the API

useridStringThis is your user id retrieved from the portal. Check the getting started article to understand how to retrieve your userid
apiKeyStringThis is your apiKey retrieved from the portal. Check the getting started article to understand how to retrieve your apiKey


Request ParameterStatusDescriptionTest Data
rcNumberRequiredThe rc Number or BN of the company being validatedRC09098
companyNameRequiredThe name of the company being validatedSeamfix
verificationTypeRequiredThis field is used to identify the service being called. Ensure to use the value provided exactly as providedRC-VERIFICATION
    "rcNumber": "RC09098",
    "companyName": "Seamfix",


ResponseResponse typeDescription
messagestringThis is a description of the response received.
transactionRefstringIf you supplied a transactionReference, the same will be returned here. Else, we would generate a reference and return that to you in this field.
verifiedbooleanEither True/false
dateOfIncorporationstringDate the transaction was done
businessAddressstringThe address of the company being validated.
companyNamestringThe name of the company being validated.


    "status": "VERIFIED",
    "message": "RC Validated",
    "transactionRef": "SF|KYC|RC|VAS|2909789873411249",
    "companyName": "Seamfix",
    "verified": true,
    "dateOfIncorporation": "10-09-1990",
    "businessAddress": "1st Floor, Leasing House, C & I Leasing Drive,Off Bisola Durosinmi Etti Drive, Off Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1,Lagos, Nigeria"