The Itana business license is designed to enable tech and service-based businesses to easily access Africa’s largest markets while operating remotely without the added cost of setting up a physical presence, high set up fees, and so on; all from one app.GET YOUR BUSINESS LICENSE
Set up and start operating in no time
Registering in Itana and accessing government and business services is seamless and efficient, saving you time and ensuring that you can focus on what’s most important: building your business.
As a business within the free zone, you'll enjoy tax advantages on Corporate Income Tax, VAT, and tax on dividends in non-custom areas.
Multiple currencies and seamless banking operations
Operate and provide services in foreign currencies, making it easier to do business and repatriate earnings to your home country. You also get a quick setup of your bank accounts.
Expert legal advice on licensing requirements
Our team of policy experts will guide you through identifying and acquiring the licenses required to operate in your sector of interest.
Priority visa processing, no expat quota
When you operate in the Itana Digital Free Zone, you’ll get priority Nigeria business visa processing for you and your team with exemption from expatriate quota.
100% foreign ownership
In Itana, you get to hold 100% ownership of your company without needing a local partner.
Access to Africa’s largest economies
Itana provides a gateway to Nigeria and other African markets, with the largest software talent workforce along with strategic local partnerships that facilitate global expansion opportunities.
By 2026, first phase of the Itana District will be launched to foster a live-work-build facility that allows you to do your best work
Vibrant Founder community
Access an elite network of startup founders and established businesses, fostering collaboration and growth.
How it Works
Apply via the Itana Business License form and a member of the Itana team will be in touch regarding the next steps.
Share details about the company you intend to register and pay the registration and operating license fees.
Obtain your Business License in 2-4 weeks and start operating!
You’ll get access to our team of experts who’ll help you navigate Nigeria’s do-business landscape including banking, immigration, and so on.
Introducing Itana Edge, the fastest way to register for a business entity in Africa’s first Digital Free Zone.
Powered by a transparent, and easy-to-use platform, Itana is the gateway to doing business in West Africa for companies from around the world.
The platform will offer a variety of e-services designed for service-oriented companies including business registration, visa processing, and offshore banking all done seamlessly online.