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Requirements and Procedure for Renewal of Shipping Company or Shipping Agent License

  1. Collect Debit note from the desk officer in charge of Debit Note for N15,000.00 (this amount is paid annually, therefore if your expiration date exceeds a year, kindly pay for the number of years the licence has remained expired)
  2. Visit http://www.remita.net to generate your Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) number
  3. Using your RRR number, pay at the bank or through your e-banking application and print out the Remita receipt.
  4. With both your receipt and debit note, visit the Agency’s Financial Services Department on 4th Obtain your NIMASA receipt.
  5. Write an application letter addressed as follows ;

The Director General/CEO

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency

4 Burma Road

Apapa, Lagos.


Director, Legal Services & Board Secretary

State the category you wish to apply for clearly. This will either be for Shipping Company or Agent. Thereafter, attach the following documents

  • Receipt of payment
  • Current Tax Clearance Certificate
  • Evidence that Company has filed for Annual Returns (this could be in form CAC 10, or a letter acknowledging filing of Annual Returns from Corporate Affairs Commission)
  1. Submit your application along with the attachments to the DG’s office and keep your stamped and received copy

*** Kindly ensure that all documents are attached on submission as partial fulfillment of requirement will cause delays in processing your application.