Business Operating Costs

The Kano State Investment Agency and Diaspora (KanInvest) is a government agency mandated to promote and facilitate Investment and Trade in the state. KanInvest hereby provides a compilation of estimated business operating costs in Kano State. The cost summaries were gathered from key institutions, relevant to investment and business establishment in the state.


All charges reflect the most current Naira to US Dollar exchange rate at time of publication, which was 1 USD = 1500 NGN, unless otherwise advised by the concerned institution. Please note that prevailing exchange rates will apply for actual transactions.


The business operating cost overview document linked below aims to serve as a guide for potential investors and companies looking to operate in Kano State. We strive to ensure transparency on taxation, fees and general expenses involved with launching and administering a business.