UPDATE: MSME Survival Fund Payroll Support Scheme Portal Reopened

UPDATE: MSME Survival Fund Payroll Support Scheme Portal Reopened: Hello MSME Survival Fund Payroll Support Scheme Applicants. This is to inform those who could not complete their application before the portal was closed that the portal has been reopened to enable them complete their application and benefit from the Scheme.

Login to your profile on and complete your application. The portal will be closed by 5pm on Friday 4th December 2020.

Company Registration details required for the application are

  • RC No. of the business
  • Year of Registration
  • Business Name
  • Type of Business
  • Employee Account Numbers and BVNs
  • Proof of last three (3) salaries paid to your employees


Note: This information is for ONLY those who could not complete their information before the portal was closed. An email to this effect has been sent by the survival fund team to those affected.

The Payroll Support Grant portal will be opened for everyone that didn’t apply, to apply in the coming weeks.

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How to Register Survival Fund Application on Portal.

1. Log on to

2. On the website’s homepage, click on the “Start Here” at the upper right-hand side to see the categories of support available for application: MSME Payroll Support, MSME Grant, and Guaranteed Offtake. The direct link to apply is

This category makes payroll support available to save jobs and sustain local production in the country. It is meant for business owners who have not been able to pay their staff salary for the past three months.

The salary support ranges between N30,000 and N50,000.

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How to Register for the MSME Payroll Support in Four Steps

Step 1: Personal registration

Register your personal details to start the payroll support application. These include first and last name, email, phone number, password, gender, date of birth, residential address, state of origin and local government. Afterwards, accept the Terms and Conditions and register.

Instructions at the top of the form will guide you on the required fields that need to be filled to complete the initial registration.

Step 2: Activate your account

After completing step 1 above, you will receive an activation code on the phone number/email address used for registration.

Ensure you used a valid email/phone number as the code will be used to activate your account.

Step 3: Organisation registration

After you have successfully activated your account, you will need to login and register your organisation.

To complete this stage, you will need your CAC Number, SMEDAN Number, Tax ID (optional) and the organisation’s bank account details.

Step 4: Completing the payroll support application

You will receive an email on the list of requirements needed to complete the application.

These include the beneficiary employees details (not more than 10 employees), proof of previous salary payments to the beneficiary and all other supporting documents.

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