Shipping to Nigeria from the United States

Shipping from the US to Nigeria

Nigeria import tax & custom fees

currency
Currency: Nigerian naira (NGN)
tax threshold
Tax Threshold: 10 USD
tax vat gst
Tax (VAT/GST): 5%
duties calculation method
Calculation method: CIF

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

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.

duties calculation method
Import duty product categories

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

  • Mobiles5%
  • Tablets5%
  • Computers5%
  • Cameras5%
  • Accessories5%
  • Accessories (Battery)obiles5%
  • Health & Beauty20%
  • Fashion20%
  • Watches20%
  • Jewelry10%
  • Pets Accessories20%
  • Dry Food & Supplements35%
  • Home Appliances20%
  • Home decor20%
  • Toys20%
  • Sports20%
  • Luggage35%
  • Audio video20%
  • Documents0%
  • Gaming20%
  • Books & Collectibles0%

We are constantly trying to keep this information accurate, but it may change at any time.

Shipping Documentation to Nigeria

Shipping internationally is a complex process that requires a lot of paperwork. It is a process that takes a lot of time and can be confusing. Forward.me automatically creates the necessary paperwork for your shipment based on the information you provide. This makes the process quick and easy for you.
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Tax Documents & Shipping Labels
  • Battery Statement

How Forward.me Works

Create a Forward.me account to get your U.S. shipping address.

Shop online in the United States and have your purchases shipped to your U.S. address.

When your packages arrive at Forward.me, click the SHIP button to get them sent to you!

Nigeria Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

shipping to alcohol from the US
AlcoholProhibited
Animals
AnimalsProhibited
Chemicals
ChemicalsProhibited
shipping to currency from the US
CurrencyProhibited
shipping to drugs from the US
DrugsProhibited
Explosives
ExplosivesProhibited
shipping firearms from the US
FirearmsProhibited
Fresh Food
Fresh FoodProhibited
Plants
PlantsProhibited
Seeds
SeedsProhibited
Tobacco
TobaccoProhibited

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 ForwardMe.

Cities in Nigeria. ForwardMe will ship American products to your door in any Nigeria city, including:

Shipping to Lagos
Shipping to Onitsha
Shipping to Kano
Shipping to Ibadan
Shipping to Owerri
Shipping to Abuja
Shipping to Maiduguri
Shipping to Benin City
Shipping to Ikare
Shipping to Ogbomoso
Shipping to Port Harcourt
Shipping to Zaria
Shipping to Abeokuta
Shipping to Jos
Shipping to Ilorin
Shipping to Warri
Shipping to Kaduna
Shipping to Sokoto
Shipping to Oyo
Shipping to Enugu
Shipping to Bauchi
Shipping to Uyo
Shipping to Aba
Shipping to Ile-Ife
Shipping to Calabar
Shipping to Ado-Ekiti
Shipping to Katsina
Shipping to Akure
Shipping to Osogbo
Shipping to Yola
Shipping to Umuahia
Shipping to Sapele
Shipping to Minna
Shipping to Awka
Shipping to Makurdi
Shipping to Owo
Shipping to Gombe
Shipping to Ondo
Shipping to Damaturu
Shipping to Iwo
Shipping to Gusau
Shipping to Apapa
Shipping to Mubi
Shipping to Ijebu-Ode
Shipping to Funtua
Shipping to Bida
Shipping to Zango
Shipping to Lafia
Shipping to Gashua
Shipping to Bama
Shipping to Jalingo
Shipping to Nsukka
Shipping to Nguru
Shipping to Birnin Kebbi
Shipping to Azare
Shipping to Lokoja
Shipping to Dutse
Shipping to Ikeja
Shipping to Asaba
Shipping to Yenagoa
Shipping to Abakaliki
Shipping to Kontagora
Shipping to Iseyin
Shipping to Biu
Shipping to Wukari
Shipping to Keffi
Shipping to Potiskum
Shipping to Numan
Shipping to Idah
Shipping to Otukpo
Shipping to Kumo
Shipping to Ikot Abasi
Shipping to Koko
Shipping to Orlu

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