How to Register NIRSAL Covid-19 Loan –


How to Register NIRSAL Covid-19 Loan – Access up to N25 Million Targeted Credit Facility for COVID-19. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) introduces a stimulus package to support households and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic has led to unprecedented disruptions to global supply chains, sharp drop in global crude oil prices, turmoil in global stock and financial markets, massive cancellation of sporting and entertainment event, lockdown of large swaths movements of persons in many countries, and intercontinental travel bans/restrictions across critical air routes across the world.

How to Register NIRSAL Covid-19 Loan –

These outcomes have had severe consequences on households’ livelihoods and business activities, resulting from drop in global demand, declined consumer confidence and slowdown in production.

In this respect, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) introduced the N50 billion Targeted Credit Facility (TCF) as a stimulus package to support households and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

NIRSAL Microfinance Bank Covid-19 Loan Application Form

Who Is Eligible for NIRSAL Covid-19 Loan?

  • Households with verifiable evidence of livelihood adversely impacted by COVID-19
  • Microenterprises: Existing enterprises with verifiable evidence of business activities adversely affected as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • SMEs: Enterprises with bankable plans to take advantage of opportunities arising from the COVID-19 pandemic
Interest rate under the intervention is 5% p.a. (all inclusive) up to 28th February 2021 and thereafter, the interest on the facility will revert to 9% p.a. (all inclusive) as from 1st March 2021.

Working capital will be for a maximum period of one year, with no option for rollover. Term loans have a maximum tenor of not more than 3 years with, at least, one-year moratorium.

Households: Can access a maximum of N3 million

Loan amount to SMEs shall be determined based on the activity, cashflow and industry/segment size of beneficiary, subject to a maximum of N25 million.

Working capital shall be a maximum of 25% of the average of the previous 3 years’ annual turnover. (where the enterprise is not up to 3 years in operation, 25% of the previous year’s turnover will suffice).

How It Works


Submit An Application

The process is easy.You can begin on your phone, your tablet or your laptop.

Submit applications directly to NIRSAL Microfinance Bank (NMFB) with clear evidence of the opportunity or adverse impact as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.



We review your application and forward the application to the CBN for final approval.



CBN reviews applications and gives final approval for disbursement to NMFB

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, visit


  1. I am into agriculture business like poultry and fishing. I eagerly need the loan to boast my business. I am from Abia State. My name Nduka Obasi. Thank you for your good understanding and co operation

  2. Good name is shuaibu abdullahi.i own a provision shop,then before convict19 scenario.i operated my my shop then,with modern 3m.but now as a family man,my capital is no more because of corona saga.

  3. Hello my name is Auwal umaru I am from baure local government katsina state daura zone if our government can do that god may help theme to achieve what there fighting for

  4. Hi my name is Aminu Kabir from katsina state seriously I need the support which is going to be given by the federal government of Nigeria and this will make me Tobe very very happy if I will have it .
    Thanks you.


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