Consequent upon the powers conferred on the LRCN by Decree Number 12 of 1995, and the Council which was inaugurated on 28 May 2002 by the Hon. Minister of Education which is charged among other things to 'determine who is a Librarian, maintain discipline within the profession, determine standards of knowledge and skills to be attained by persons seeking to become registered as Librarians and maintain a register of Librarians'. The Council hereby invites all librarians to apply for 'Registration' as the first step towards being considered for registration to practice as a Librarian in Nigeria.
Procedure for Registration is as follows:
Pay N3,000.00 (three thousand naira only) non-refundable processing fee into the LRCN account at any branch of the following banks throughout the country. Please note that this is NOT the Registration fee).
- First Bank of Nigeria Plc. - Acct. no. 4062040001830
- Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. - Acct. no. 3791040000939
- United Bank for Africa Plc. - Acct. no. 1142030001832
Obtain a Bank Teller after payment.
Download an Application form from the NLA website, http://www.nla-ng.org/ (LRCN pdf)
Submit a copy of your Bank Teller to obtain a form and LRCN official receipt from any of the following:
1.All University Libraries (or Polytechnic Library in States where there is no university).
2. All State Library Boards in Nigeria.
3. The National Library of Nigeria HQ, Abuja.
4. National Universities Commission Library, Maitama, Abuja.
Fill the form and return same by courier to:
Librarians' Registeration Council of Nigeria (LRCN)
Veterinary Council of Nigeria Building
No 8 Zambezi Crescent, Maitama
PMB 5555, Garki,
An acknowledgement slip will be sent to you as soon as the form is received in Abuja.
All forms will be processed according to the provisions of the Decree establishing the LRCN to determine the suitability or otherwise of the applicant for registration as a Librarian.
Further enquiries may be sent to: