License Desk Officer

Bldr. Mas’ud Lado Saleh MNIOB, R.BLDR (CORBON)


The contract license Desk Office was established in July 2017 as the requirement for all procurement Regulatory Agency to register and license contractors with a view to obtaining the legal and compliance certifications of individual contractors as well as categorization of contractors who wish to work with Kano State Government.

The licenses were categorized in to four (4);

  1. Category A contract in the range of 1m to 50m (SMEs category)
  2. Category B contract in the range of 50m to 500m
  3. Category C contract in the range of 500m and Above
  4. Category D Multiple Registration                                                                                                                                                                                                        The registration fees for category A,B&C is the sum of N150,000.00, while the sum of N300,000.00 is for category D (Multiple Registration) and all payment are being made to the single revenue account of the state and TSA via Remita respectively.                                                                                              The Desk Office is situated under the Department of Planning Research and Statistics and is headed by Desk Officer.                                                                     Section 12(t) of the Kano State Public Procurement Law 2021 has empowered this organization to register all categories of contractors, service providers, Auctioneers and issuance of contract license thereof.                                                                                                                                                      Contract License is a pre-condition for award of contract in Kano State.


The requirements for registration are mentioned below; (CATEGORY A-D)

  • Evidence of Incorporation with CAC.
  • Memorandum and Article of Association (Name of Directors of the company with their addresses).
  • Name of Company’s key Personnel with copies of their CVS and Professional registration with Professional Bodies.
  • Tax Clearance Certificate (TCC) for the recent 3-years.
  • Professional and Technical qualifications of personnel required to carry out the procurement.
  • Evidence of Previous Experience Project, Programme and Service executed with the Kano State Government or any other Government Agency National/International.
  • Evidence of Company’s Financial Capability from the Bank/Company Audited Account.
  • List of Equipment and other relevant infrastructure (To be verified).
  • Evidence of Sworn Court affidavit from High of Justice testifying on the under-listed items:                                                                                                                          The company is not in receivership subject of any form of insolvency or bankruptcy.                                                                                                                                The company has obligation with regards to payment of taxes, pensions and social security.                                                                                                                   No Director of the company has been convicted in any country for criminal offences relating to fund or financial impropriety or criminal                    misrepresentation or falsification of facts relating to any matter.
  • Evidence of registration with Special Control Unit against Money Laundering (SCUML) EFCC
  • Evidence of Business Premises License.
  • Compliance Certificates (NSITF, ITF, PENCOM)
  • Evidence of Registration with Professional Body as consultants (for Consultancy)