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Meet Victoria; A Legal Services Freelancer on iProo


About Victoria:

My name is Victoria, i’m a Nigerian and a practicing lawyer. I love my job and i’m always excited to render my services to clients. Just ask me anything legal and i will surely deliver beyond your expectations.

Freelance Gig Allotted to Victoria:

Jessica (a client) would like to know the procedures, charges and requirements for obtaining a SCUML document from the EFCC for her corporate account registration with a Nigerian Bank. Kindly submit an appropriate feedback using the dialogue box below.

Victoria’s Resolution:


SCUML is a body charged with the responsibility of monitoring, supervising, and regulating the activities of Designated Non Financial institutions (DNFI) in line with the Money Laundering Prohibition Act (MLPA) 2011 and the prevention of Terrorism Act(PTA) 2011.

The list of DNFI are as follows :
. Dealers in jewelry, precious metals and stones.
. Dealers in cars and other luxury goods.
. Chartered and professional accountants.
. Audit firms.
. Tax consultants.
. All other consulting firms.
. Clearing and settlement.
. Lawyers and notaries.
. Other independent legal practitioners.
. Supermarkets.
. Hotels and other businesses in hospitality industries.
. Trust company service provider.
. Casinos, lotteries, pool betting companies.
. Estate surveyors, values and real easate Agents.
. Religious and charitable organizations.
. Non Governmental organizations.

You would have to go to the SCUML website at www.scuml.org and apply/register for the certificate.

The registration requirements are as follows :
. Certificate of incorporation.
. Memorandum and Articles of Association.
. Tax clearance certificate (Not applicable to N. G. Os)
. Audit financial report.
. Authorised operational license (Not applicable to N. G. Os).
Company/organization profile.
. Constitution (for N. G. Os only).

Once you open the website, click on ONLINE REGISTRATION, then proceed to fill out the form, scan and upload the required documents using Portable Document Folder (PDF) and submit.

Note:Everything is done online.

Once your application is approved you will undergo a sensitization session which will be communicated to you duly.

After this your certificate will be ready to be collected in any of the branch offices. Lagos, Abuja, Kano or Enugu. The process is pretty straightforward.

Registration is absolutely free.

I hope i have answered all your questions if not please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Best Regards.