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Expand <b>1. Why should I register with the BPP Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers?</b>1. Why should I register with the BPP Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers?
Expand <b>2. Who should register?</b>2. Who should register?
Expand <b>3. What if I do not register?</b>3. What if I do not register?
Expand <b>4. Do foreign contractors have to register?</b>4. Do foreign contractors have to register?
Expand <b>5. Are suppliers and manufacturers required to register?</b>5. Are suppliers and manufacturers required to register?
Expand <b>6. Are joint ventures required to register?</b>6. Are joint ventures required to register?
Expand <b>7. What is the first thing I should do if I am considering applying to register with the BPP?</b>7. What is the first thing I should do if I am considering applying to register with the BPP?
Expand <b>8. When do I need to register as a contractor?</b>8. When do I need to register as a contractor?
Expand <b>9. How does registration affect my ability to do business with Government?</b>9. How does registration affect my ability to do business with Government?
Expand <b>10. What are the criteria required to register with BPP?</b>10. What are the criteria required to register with BPP?
Expand <b>11. Do I need to take any special classes or tests before I register?</b>11. Do I need to take any special classes or tests before I register?
Expand <b>12. Will the BPP acknowledge receipt of my application?</b>12. Will the BPP acknowledge receipt of my application?
Expand <b>13. How will I know if my application is approved?</b>13. How will I know if my application is approved?
Expand <b>14. Is the registration required to bid for a contract?</b>14. Is the registration required to bid for a contract?
Expand <b>15. What is the deadline to become registered?</b>15. What is the deadline to become registered?
Expand <b>16. If my application is not approved, can I get to register afresh?</b>16. If my application is not approved, can I get to register afresh?
Expand <b>17. My BPP registration was confirmed as is up to date, yet it does not appear in the BPP search page results.</b>17. My BPP registration was confirmed as is up to date, yet it does not appear in the BPP search page results.
Expand <b>18. How do I renew my registration and is there a fee?</b>18. How do I renew my registration and is there a fee?
Expand <b>19. What happens if a contractor fails to renew registration before it expires?</b>19. What happens if a contractor fails to renew registration before it expires?
Expand <b>20. How do we check our applications?</b>20. How do we check our applications?
Expand <b>21. What is the procedure if there are any changes in company particulars?</b>21. What is the procedure if there are any changes in company particulars?
Expand <b>22. Does being registered guarantee that my company will receive contracts from the Government?</b>22. Does being registered guarantee that my company will receive contracts from the Government?
Expand <b>23. Can my company’s Registration be revoked?</b>23. Can my company’s Registration be revoked?
Expand <b>24. Do I have to reside in Nigeria to get and keep my registration?</b>24. Do I have to reside in Nigeria to get and keep my registration?
Expand <b>25. Does BPP recognize contractors' licenses issued by other states or countries?</b>25. Does BPP recognize contractors' licenses issued by other states or countries?
Expand <b>26. What happens if I bid for contract without a BPP registration?</b>26. What happens if I bid for contract without a BPP registration?
Expand <b>27. Do I need to be concerned about Workers' Pension Fund?</b>27. Do I need to be concerned about Workers' Pension Fund?
Expand <b>28. Do I need to be concerned about Corporate Affairs Commission?</b>28. Do I need to be concerned about Corporate Affairs Commission?
Expand <b>29. Do I need to be concerned about payment of Tax?</b>29. Do I need to be concerned about payment of Tax?
Expand <b>30. Will a conviction for a criminal offense prevent a person from being licensed as a contractor?</b>30. Will a conviction for a criminal offense prevent a person from being licensed as a contractor?
Expand <b>31. What is Categorisation and how will my company be categorized?</b>31. What is Categorisation and how will my company be categorized?
Expand <b>32. What are the categories involved?</b>32. What are the categories involved?
Expand <b>33. Can a contractor be in more than one category?</b>33. Can a contractor be in more than one category?
Expand <b>34. What if a contractor’s specialty in not part of the categories listed?</b>34. What if a contractor’s specialty in not part of the categories listed?
Expand <b>35. What is Classification and how will my company be classified?</b>35. What is Classification and how will my company be classified?
Expand <b>36. What are the different classes in contractor classification?</b>36. What are the different classes in contractor classification?
Expand <b>37. What kind of experience is required for a contractor to be classified?</b>37. What kind of experience is required for a contractor to be classified?
Expand <b>38. May I substitute any education, technical training, or apprenticeship training for the required experience?</b>38. May I substitute any education, technical training, or apprenticeship training for the required experience?

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