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Local Government Certificate of Origin: How to Correct Errors of Name or Replacement of Lost Certificate


How To change name or do replacement of local government certificate of origin in Nigeria. Have you done your local government certificate and discovered there are some errors you would want to change? This article will work your through through the process on how to correct errors in your local government certificate of origin and replacement, in Nigeria.

Local Government Certificate of Origin: How to Correct Errors of Name or Replacement  of Lost Certificate

Some cases which has prompt people to go for their local government certificate correction is Name. This is why we strongly recommended using the name in your editorials when applying for local government certificate on our previous article of how to get local government certificate of origin in Nigeria, in other not to go through another stress of correcting errors of changing name of your local government of origin certificate. But if you have find your self in this situation just read this article to the end.

Many local government seecretariant in Nigeria allow change of name in local governtment certificate and correcting some other errors, this process is same as applying for new local government certificate of origin but the cost won’t be as that of the first time.

Some local government doesn’t not allow any form f correcting any error in your local government certificate of origin. In other to solve this problem you will have to re-apply for a new local government certificate and start the process as new.

To Correct Error With Local Government Certificate of Origin Follow The Steps Below

Go to you local government secretariat, go straight to the local certificate application office and request to correct the error with your local government certificate. You will be giving another form to fill in your correct details, this time make sure all your details are correct as you need them to be. In this case you don’t need any form of identification by your community counselor or king, all you will be requested for is the correction charges and a new certificate charges. This won’t be more than #1,500 or 2000.

After that you will have to wait while the certificate if been print and signed. This whole process take not more than 4 hours, so it very possible for you to just wait and collect your certificate that same day.

Note: make sure to go with your previous certificate for the reason of confirmation or else you will be ask to apply for a new certificate and beging to the process as new.

The above process is for those whose local government accept correction of errors in local government certificate of origin. As mentioned above, it not all Local government that accept form of correction, the fact is that 70% local government councils in Nigeria doesn’t allow correction of certificates this means you will have to re-apply and start all over again, for the complete guide how to apply for a new certificate of origin read “ How to get local government certificate of origin in nigeria “

For Replacement of Lost Local Government Certificate of Origin Follow Step Below

In some cases people mistakenly lost their local government certificate of origin. In this case you need a replacement of your local government certificate of origin

The only solution to this issue is getting a new local government certificate as you did the first time but you must let your local government councils know that you have applied before and mistakenly it get lost so that they will be aware, things might be easy for you if you have the lost certificate pin code. This will save you some stress, but sorry it won’t save you any cost in cash as the normal price you paid at the first time will be charge again or even the new prices will be charge if there have been any change in price since you previously did the lost certificate.

Go to your local government secretariat and file for a replacement of your prevous certificate, or even go for new if you don’t have the pin code of your lost certificate.

This is the process of correcting or replacing local government certificate of origin in Nigeria

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  1. Thank for the info, i am greatful i will have to travel to my village again for this thing. Is there no where in lagos i can have it done?

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