NYIF – Nigeria Youth Investment Fund Application 2020

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NYIF – Nigeria Youth Investment Fund Application 2020

Are you looking for the application portal for Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) Bank loan? Do you want to apply for NYIF fund loan via Noya site or the Ministry of youth and sports? Are you looking for steps on how to register for Youth Bank loan of N75billion ? Are you in search of NYIF Loan Application Form 2020/2021?

In a move that underscores his absolute confidence in the innovative skills, talents and industry of the Nigerian youth, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday led the Federal Executive Council to approve the establishment of the Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) to the tune of 75 billion naira.


NYIF is to serve as a sort of Youth Bank that will fund and support the innovative ideas, skills, talents and enterprise of the Nigerian Youth; a loan and credit pathway dedicated to assessing credit and soft loans.

  • Nigerian Youth within the age of 18 and 35 years
  • Youths with Innovative ideas, skills, talents and enterprise

    FORMAL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES- Youth Owned Enterprises

    • 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.


    • 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. Drivers License. National ID/NIN Slip 3. International passport)
    • Automated two years bank statement analysis.

    The 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 inline with businesses and NMFB evaluation.


The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has been directed to immediately commence the registration process of NYIF. Application link can be found below

Do you have an existing business or a fundable business Idea?

Application link : http://nyif.nmfb.com.ng/Applicants/New