Shipping to Nigeria: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

This guide is designed to show you everything you need to know about setting up your shipping strategy in Nigeria. Unlock your growth, by utilizing our tools and expertise, in serving millions of shipments to Nigeria and beyond.

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Nigeria eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Nigeria

Easyship offers a wide range of couriers & services that ship to Nigeria. Link your own courier account, or use our pre-negotiated rates to show the fastest, cheapest and best value deliver options for every customer.

Nigeria Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful Nigeria shipping tips & information. Find out about public holidays and non-working days before you ship.

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Top courier services when shipping to Nigeria include, Aramex - Parcel, Hong Kong Post - AirMailTracking & USPS First Class International.

When shipping to Nigeria, ensure you pack shipments securely. See our guide .

Popular eCommerce platforms in Nigeria are eBay , Shopify & Magento .

Payment methods used by Nigeria are Bank card & cash on delivery

Consumers generally don't expect free shipping in Nigeria.

Saturday and Sunday are considered non-working days. You may experience delays for your shipments on these days.

Public holidays are also considered as non-working days. Please refer to the country's official Public Holiday page for specific holiday dates.

Nigeria Import Tax & Custom Fees

The taxation for a particular country depends on the local GST/VAT, as well as the item category and its declared value. The tax & duty threshold is the amount at which a person begins paying taxes based on the declared value of an item.

Nigeria calculates using the CIF method, which means the import duty and taxes are calculated based on the value of the imported goods as well as shipping costs. Click here to learn how to calculate customs charges or use our calculator to see fees.

Duties & Tax Details For Nigeria

Currency: Nigerian naira (NGN)

Calculation Method: CIF

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products and shipping costs

Tax Threshold: 10 USD

Tax (VAT/GST): 5%

Duty Threshold: 10 USD

Import Duty Product Categories

Shipment items in an order will have relevant duties charged at this rate

Mobiles

5 %

Tablets

5 %

Computers

5 %

Cameras

5 %

Accessories

5 %

Accessories (Battery)

5 %

Health & Beauty

20 %

Fashion

20 %

Watches

20 %

Jewelry

10 %

Pets Accessories

20 %

Dry Food & Supplements

35 %

Home Appliances

20 %

Home Gardening

20 %

Toys

20 %

Sports

20 %

Luggage

35 %

Audio Video

20 %

Documents

0 %

Gaming

20 %

Books & Collectibles

0 %

We try our best to keep this information as accurate as possible, but this information is liable to change at any time.

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Shipping Documents

Shipping Documentation to Nigeria

Shipping internationally requires a lot of documentation, which can be confusing and time consuming. Easyship generates this paperwork for you automatically based on your shipment's information, making the whole process easy.

Commercial Invoice

Battery Statement

Tax Documents & Shipping labels

Nigeria Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on Nigeria customs and regulations? Before shipping to Nigeria (or any country), it's important to know if there are any special arrangements to make when sending them or even if they are legal at all. Get shipping regulations for Nigeria and other countries at Easyship.

Prohibited Items

  • Alcohol

  • Animals

  • Chemicals

  • Currency

  • Drugs

  • Explosives

  • Firearms

  • Fresh Food

  • Plants

  • Seeds

  • Tobacco

The list of restricted items changes frequently, so it's always best to check the official customs page prior to sending your goods.

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