How to check my CSCS account online: the only guide you need

How to check my CSCS account online: the only guide you need

Central Securities Clearing System provides users with a convenient way to see all the needed information on the website. Read on to know how to check my CSCS account online.

CSCS account
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CSCS is responsible for clearing, storing and settlement of securities transactions. The organization works on a computerized depository system.

How to check my CSCS account online

Everyone can open an account and obtain a CSCS account number. To open it, you need to go to a registered stockbroker to see the list of approved stockbrokers.

The broker can open an account for you with the help of their firm. The requirements of how to create a CSCS account include:

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  • A means of Identification (either of national ID, drivers license, or international passport)
  • Incorporation documents
  • A CSCS account opening form
  • Passport size photo
  • Utility bill

NB: It is free to open a CSCS account.

A process on how to check CSCS account online

CSCS account number
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Below are simple steps you can follow for your cscs online registration.

  • First, you should register and pay for a GTB or UBA account
  • Use the payment teller and register.
  • Complete and submit the form.
  • Enter Clearing House Number (CHN).
  • Confirm your email.
  • Once you have confirmed your email, you can visit the cscs Nigeria login portal and sign in.

The registration for online access requires a subscription fee which varies depending on your account type. They include:

User typeAmount
Individual investorsN3,010
Corporate investorsN6,020
Special account corporateN6,020
Special account familyN6,020
Stockbrokers and custodiansN6,200

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You can pay the subscription fee online using your Naira Debt card, online transfer, or deposit cash at any of the following accounts:


  • Account number: 0002925874
  • Account type: Current account


  • Account number: 1006864216
  • Account type: Current Account

NB: The account name is CSCS PLC. If you are paying through an online transfer, add your CHN number as a remark and contact CSCS after the payment.

CSCS Nigeria renewal

The CSCS online renewal process is currently automatic.

  • Visit their official website.
  • Choose your user type, e.g. individual investor.
  • Key in your user name and your CSCS member code.
  • Choose the number of years you are renewing.
  • Chose the payment method and click "Renew Subscription".

NB: All the prices are inclusive of 7.5% Vat.

What is a CSCS account?

CSCS share price
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CSCS is Nigeria's Central Securities Depository (CSD) authorised to handle the depository, clearing, and settlement of all transactions in the country's capital market.

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Can I have two CSCS accounts?

Yes, it is possible however you can contact their offices for more clarifications about that.

How do I open a CSCS account in Nigeria?

To open a CSCS account, you must first open an account with a stock brokerage firm. Once you have done that, you can log in to their portal and register an account.

How do I get a CSCS account?

Once you have registered with stock brokerage, you can register to get a CSCS account. Below are the important details you will need to fill in.

  • User type
  • CSCS number
  • Surname and other names
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Desired username
  • Password
  • Teller number

CSCS online checker system will send you a notification on your email once your registration process is successful. If you need clarification about the CSCS account online, you can visit their offices in Lagos or Abuja.

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