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All you need to know about Importing into Nigeria with Terminal Africa

July 9, 2024

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the idea of importing items into Nigeria? We totally get it - there's a lot to consider, from choosing the right logistics companies to dealing with pesky customs issues. But don't worry, you're in the right place!

We're here to help guide you through the process and ensure that your items are delivered to Nigeria in perfect condition. So sit back, relax, and let us help you bring your items back home!

What Items Can be Imported into Nigeria

There are several items that you can import through Terminal Africa, but there are some restrictions. Here is a comprehensive list of items you can import:

  • Gadgets
  • Skincare/Cosmetics
  • Bags and Shoes
  • Accessories
  • Clothes
  • Wigs

You can import all of the above through Terminal Africa. However, if you need more precise information or clarity on any of the items, feel free to reach out to your account officer.

Countries you can Import from

You can import from countries such as the USA, UK, Australia, Canada, and so on. It is important to ensure that the items comply with customs regulations. Your account officer can help you with this, making the process smooth and hassle-free.

Kindly note that the customs duty fee is usually a percentage of the declared value, and we advise that you have your purchase receipt available. You can include it in your shipping documents or upload it on Terminal Africa when booking your shipment. Customs may revalue your items based on market price if they feel that you have undervalued them. That is why having evidence of payment is essential.

Carriers on Terminal Africa to use for Import

On our platform, you can use international carriers like Ship to Naija, DHL, FedEx, and UPS, among others that you may come across.

Documents needed when importing

Then the only documentation they need is the label and invoice. Here is a resource we put together on all the documents you need when shipping - Shipping Documentation Guide: Types & Uses

Why use Terminal Africa for Importing

Terminal Africa offers some great benefits that are sure to make you stick around. For starters, our rates are budget-friendly and they offer a choice of over 13 carriers. Plus, our delivery times are super fast and we're committed to resolving any issues within 24 hours.

What are you waiting for? Partner up with Terminal Africa Inc. and let us help you take your importing business to the next level!