2021 Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) Registration – Apply Now

2021 Nigerian Youth Investment Fund Registration – The Portal is officially open to all Nigerian youths, this is a Federal Government of Nigeria initiative created assistance and support youths in business financially.

The Nigerian youth investment fund application portal is open to all Nigerian young entrepreneurs within the ages of 18 -35 years, this portal has been on since 13th of October 2020 to all youths that meet the requirements.

In this article, we will give you all the necessary guidelines, requirements and application procedures. The online application is FREE; don’t pay any money to anyone.

Interested applicants should visit the registration portal and apply with all the needed registration requirements that will be listed below.

Nigerian Youth Investment Fund Registration Financial Programs

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NYIF Application Form 2021


NYIF Application Portal


NYIF Loan Application Form 2021

NYIF Loan Application portal


Nigeria Youth Investment Fund NYIF

  • Type Entrepreneurs
  • Country to study –
  • School to study –
  • Course to study Not specified
  • State of Origin
  • Gender Men and Women
  • Application Deadline Not Specified

Aim and Benefits of Nigeria Youth Investment Fund NYIF

Fund aims to reach 500,000 youth annually between 2020 and 2023. Each fund approval will range from N250, 000 to N50, 000,000, with a spread across group applications, individual applications, working capital loans set at 1 year and term loans set at 3 years with single digit interest rate of 5%.

  • GLOBAL LIMIT: N12.5 billion
    FACILITY TYPE: Term Loan
    SINGLE OBLIGOR LIMIT: Individual / Non registered Business: Up to #250.000.00 | Registered Businesses( Business Name, Limited liability/ Corporative Societies / Commodities Associations): Up to N3,000.000.00.
  • LOAN TENOR : Maximum of 5 years
  • MORATORIUM : Maximum of 12 months
  • Repayment Structure: Repayment will be on installment basis in line with businesses and NMFB evaluation.

Qualification and Requirements for Nigeria Youth Investment Fund


  • Duly registered formal business enterprises (Youth owned enterprises) with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
  • Provision of Business plan Summary / Or Completed Questionnaire
  • Evidence of Training Certificate from approved FMYSD EDIs
  • Valid Bank Verification Number (BVNs) of Director
  • Provision of Tax Identification Number (TIN)


  • Must be a Nigerian youth within the age bracket of 18 to 35yrs
  • Have an operational business /enterprise domiciled In Nigeria (Those with unregistered business can also apply) 
  • Has not been convicted of any financial clime in the last 10 years
  • Valid Bank Verification Number (BVN)
  • Evidence of Local Government Indigene Certificate


  • Beneficiaries of NMFB loans (such as Targeted Credit Facility TCF) and Agribusiness/Small and Medium Enterprises Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS) that remain unpaid are not eligible to apply.
  • Beneficiaries of other Government loan schemes that remain unpaid are not eligible to apply.

Documents Required for Application

  • Training Certificate from approved FMYSD EDIs
  • Evidence of registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (Certificate of Incorporation and Form CAC 2A
  • Valid Bank Verification Number (BVN) for Individuals and Directors
  • Evidence of Local Government Indigene certificate
  • Duly completed Application form
  • A copy of Birth Certificate
  • Valid Tax Identification Number (TIN)
  • A Summary Business plan / Questionnaire
  • Valid means of Identification (Voter’s Card, Driver’s License, National ID/NIN Slip or  International passport)
  • Automated two years bank statement analysis.

Application Deadline

Not Specified yet

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development (FMYSD) on nyif.nmfb.com.ng to apply

NYIF Application Process – Step By Step Guide

Here is a step by step guide on how you can successfully apply for the ongoing Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF)

Step 1: Visit NYIF Application Portal for the Application Form

Click on the link above to open the NYIF application portal. Once the NYIF portal loads, you will see the application form.

Step 2: Enter Your Personal Information

Enter the following personal information

  • First Name
  • Middle Name
  • Last Name (Surname)
  • BVN

When you are done filling the above, click the “Next” button

Step 3 – Chose Preferred Training Center

Click on the select box to choose the training center of your choice. The following training center options are available;

  • National Youth Development Center (North-Central)
  • National Youth Development Center (North-West)
  • National Youth Development Center (North-East)
  • National Youth Development Center (South-East)
  • National Youth Development Center (South-South)
  • National Youth Development Center (South-West)
  • Federal Ministry of Youth Sports and Development

Step 4: Select How You Heard About NYIF

The 4th step is a select box asking you how you knew about NYIF. The following options are available

  • CBN
  • NMFB Staff
  • Facebook
  • Linkedin
  • SMS
  • Google Ads
  • Facebook

Step 5: Accept NYIF Terms of Service

The 5th step is a check button requesting you to confirm that the information you provided is true and correct. Click on the button to accept

Step 6: Submit Your Application

Click on the submit button to finally finish your application.


  • No training fees required
  • Online Training only
  • Training duration is 5days

The Nigeria Youth Investment Fund registration portal is https://nyif.nmfb.com.ng/Applicants/New

The youth investment fund application form is found on the page when you open the link above

The youth investment fund portal has no closing date yet.

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