GENERAL INFORMATION FOR ACCREDITATION

(1) NOSDRA Accreditation certificate is the license required by prospective Environmental Consultants to carry out Environmental jobs in the Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria.

(2) The Application platform for Accreditation is accessible all through the year.

(3) Application(s) must be duly completed and submitted online on www.nosdra.gov.ng

(4) All required documents must be clearly scanned and uploaded to the portal in PDF or JPEG format.

(5) Applicants must ensure to provide functional telephone numbers, addresses and e-mail. Any subsequent change must be communicated to the Director-General Chief Executive, National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA).

(6) Verification of Remita payments of the sum of Twenty Thousand Naira (₦20,000.00) only for Accreditation processing fee and the Company CAC Registration status shall be done within 48hours of receipt and the Applicant will be contacted for further directives.

(7) The processing-time takes Eight (8) weeks from the date of submission of the form.

(8) The Accreditation certificate granted shall expire after a period of two years from the date of issuance.

(9) This process is subject to review (if need arises), without notice at the discretion of the Director General/Chief Executive of NOSDRA.


LIST OF SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS/REQUIREMENTS FOR ONLINE APPLICATION

  • Company's Profile
  • Certificate of Incorporation*
  • A Certified true copy of Memorandum and Articles of Association with a minimum of One Million Naira share capital*
  • Other company incorporation documents such as CAC Form 1.1 or CAC Form CO2 & CAC Form CO7
  • 3 years Current Tax Clearance Certificate*
  • Tax Identification Number (TIN)*
  • Evidence of Payment for Accreditation Processing fee of (₦20,000.00)*
  • VAT Registration & Evidence of VAT Remittances*
  • Comprehensive Staff List & Curriculum Vitae Of Key Staff (Should Include Position & Qualification. not less than four technical/key staff)*
  • Evidence of similar project/past work done including reference letter from at least two former clients indicating the nature/period of jobs done and capability
  • List of Equipment available in the company (where applicable)
  • Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) policy*
  • Evidence of training programme for the staff
  • Evidence of membership of professional body eg COREN, NES, ISPON, NISLT, IPAN, NIESV, etc.*
  • Employee’s compensation scheme (Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund-NSITF)
  • Employee’s Pension scheme (PENCOM)
  • Evidence of collaboration/affiliation-partners agreement (MOU) between an indigenous/ overseas based company or an evidence of legal arrangements (where applicable)
  • Evidence of collaboration with NOSDRA Accredited Oily Waste Treatment Plant (where applicable)

  • Note: Asterisk* are compulsory


    TIME LINE FOR VERIFICATION

    All Remita payment and CAC Registration status of the Company shall be verified by the Agency within 48hours of receipt and Applicant will be contacted.


    ON-LINE APPLICATION TIME FRAME

    The Application process shall be done within Eight weeks after verification. However, The Agency may request for additional information when is necessary.


    EVALUATION AND SCREENING

    All applications submitted online will be subjected to further evaluation and screening by relevant departments in the Agency and assessed for their expertise competencies and proficiencies.


    ISSUANCE OF ACCREDITATION CERTIFICATE

    Company who meet the Agency’s requirements and considered for Accreditation shall be contacted and notify to make a non-refundable Accreditation fee for the approved area(s) of specialization which is to be paid within a stipulated time.

    On receipt of the evidence of payment, The Agency shall issue Accreditation certificate for the area paid for.


    INSPECTIONS

    NOSDRA will conduct inspection/assessment of facilities for all new applicants seeking Accreditation in the area of Environmental Laboratory Services and Oily Waste Handling and Management (Treatment) Services prior to consideration for the issuance of Accreditation Certificate.


    STATUTORY FEE

    Accreditation Processing fee is Twenty Thousand Naira (₦20,000.00) only.

    Accreditation Fee for area of Specializations for the period of Two (2) years is variable (contact the Agency).

    Please note that all fees are subject to review by the Agency.

    Telephone: 234-816-830-8820 || Email: info@nosdra.ng.gov

    Telephone: 234-815-626-0257 || Email: accreditationdesk@nosdra.ng.gov