How To Apply For NYSC Business Loan

If you are a Corps member or Ex-corps member, NYSC can be your lucky ticket to get a loan from Central Bank of Nigeria, through Heritage Bank, in partnership with Youth Innovative Entrepreneurship Development Programme (YIEDP). In this post, you will learn how to apply for NYSC business loan for youths.

One of the majore reasons CBN gives loans to youths is to help them start a business that will generate income and create employment opportunities for people around them.

In this article, we will show you how to apply for NYSC business loan of up to N3million for individual, and up to N10million for group of 3-5 persons.

According to YIEDP, a youth can apply for a loan of up to N3 million. And a group of 3 to 5 persons can apply for loan up to N10 million.

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The Eligibility For NYSC Loan

Those who are eligible to apply and get the loan are;

1. Applicant must be between the age bracket of 18 and 35 years,

2. Must be a serving Corps members, or

3. Ex-Corps members (but not more than 5 years after completion of NYSC),

4. Must have business idea.

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It is important to know that Heritage Bank has been chosen by the Central Bank of Nigeria to oversee YIEDP.

YIEDP is an innovative scheme aimed at harnessing the entrepreneurial skills amongst the teeming Nigerian youths by providing quick and affordable loans to help them implement their business ideas.

A single qualified applicant can get a loan of up to N3million, while group of 3-5 qualified applicants can get up to N10million.

Qualified Business Sectors For NYSC loan

For you to qualify for the loan, you will have a business or business ideas related to any of the following fields:

  • Agro-allied
  • Technology (ICT)
  • Automobile
  • Power & Energy
  • Film and Photography
  • Construction Support
  • Education and Financing,
  • Food Processing,
  • Information and Communication Technology(ICT)
  • Manufacturing
  • Cottage Industry
  • Others
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Nigerian youths who have served or are serving in NYSC can apply for the loan via online. If you are eligible to get this loan, then you needs to adhere to the following Instructions:

  • All eligible applicants can apply for the programme through the official portal.
  • To apply for this online loan in Nigeria, you have to use your NYSC State Code.
  • All applicants can make an individual NYSC loan request or as a group of 3-5 people
  • A single applicant can apply for a loan up to N3million.
  • A group application can access up to N10million.
  • Applicants can submit only one business idea at a time.
  • All applicants can track their application process through the same portal.

Collateral for obtaining the loan

According to the request of the Heritage Bank NYSC loan scheme, all applicants must provide the following list of documents:

  • Tertiary Institution Certificate,
  • NYSC discharge certificate or pledge your discharge certificate if you are still serving,
  • If you have a legal ownership of assets financed by other Bank, then you need to provide additional documents upon the request of the Heritage bank.

Note: The application portal will be opened for limited time period. You don’t need to be registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission. All successful candidates will be guided through the application process.

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How to apply for NYSC business loan

To apply for NYSC business loan, go to the official portal, register by filling online form, submit your application and wait for official review from the Heritage Bank. You will be contacted, and the money will be paid into your bank account if your application is approved. The whole registration process is free.

To apply for NYSC loan go to the official portal at

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  1. Please will like to know the correct site/portal for application because the one (domain) provided in this publication is for sale.


  2. Please can someone give us the accurate strategies to apply for this said loan

  3. Please am currently serving how do I asses this load

  4. Please how do I apply for the loan

  5. I’m corper member now idow my servece I so more happy this loan,if I penish my servece I start pultry business in my area have you get shi loan.

  6. Please is the loan still on if yes how can i apply because i tried opening it but its not opening

  7. Mgbom uchenna Benard

    My name is mgbom uchenna Benard served at akwa ibom please I seriously need need this loan to start foodstuffs business and transportation business 08136021441,08106006122

    1. Bukar bukar abubakar


  8. Agboola Dare Emmanuel

    I need this loan, how can i register for it/

  9. Please is the portal still open for application

  10. Adoye Simon Agbomile

    How can we apply for the loan

  11. Nwankpa Enyinnaya Sunny

    Please sir is the website open now?

  12. Nwankpa enyinnaya sunny

    Please where can i see the procedures for applying for the loan, as you said that you have shown us how to apply before? Best regards

  13. Nwankpa Enyinnaya Sunny

    please when will this application start and the application website. Am into agro-allied

    1. We have shown you how to apply. The portal will open on 26 June

      1. Please its passed 26 and its not opening what can I do?

      2. Please sir I can’t access the portal, what should I do next

  14. What’s the commencement date for the loan application? Secondly, when is the deadline for the loan application? Let’s I forget, please what’s the link or website for registration? Thank you as I humbly wait for your response.

  15. when does this program started, and when will it end?

  16. Ojabuno Efegomah

    I really do need a loan….am into production of liquid soap …hypo…etc

  17. For North East indigenious corpers; Do not even try. This is not true, wallahi.
    And, even if you keep trying you are just deceiving yourself.

    1. What is the interest rate like if any ??

  18. Can I go to heritage bank and apply for this loan?

  19. Damilare Oluwaseun Victoria

    I’m an ex- corper , finished this year 19A .I’m really interested in the loan , I will so happy if granted !!

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