How to Apply for Examinations of Goods in Nigeria

 Apply for Examinations of Goods in Nigeria by yourself

  • For an application to apply for Examinations of Goods in person applicants must visit the offices in the Nigeria Customs Service.
  • The contact information and address of the NCS can be found on the next contact information link.
  • Visit the office to pick up an application form to apply for Examinations of Goods from the department in question.
  • Be sure to have all the necessary documents that are listed on the “Required Documents” section on this page.
  • Fill out the application in the manner required, including all details, and then sign your signature.
  • Attach the required documents you need to submit with the form and submit it to the appropriate official at the Office to verify further and for the process of processing your application.
  • Additionally, pay the necessary fees to apply at the address as instructed by the official.
  • Following submission after submission, the Customs department inspects the item before sealing the box.
  • After the successful completion of the test After the examination is completed, the Customs Department issues approval for the product to be allowed into the ports.

Required Documents for Examinations of Goods

  • Exporter’s Certificate
  • Document for the signed Export Contract
  • Affordable Quality Assurance document
  • Commercial Invoice and Pro forma
  • Checklist for packing
  • Nigeria Export Proceed form (NXP)
  • Clear Certificate of Inspection
  • and Quality Certificate. and Quality Certificate
  • Origin Certificate
  • Relevant bills

Office Locations and Contacts

Headquarters,Nigeria Customs Service,
Abidjan avenue, Wuse,
P.M.B. 26,
Zone 3,
Abuja FCT, Abuja FCT,
Telephone: 09 4621597, 4621598, 4621599
Fax: 09 5234694.
Homepage homepage
Contact contact information and link

What are all the Eligibility

Anyone who is an importer or exporter in Nigeria who would like to have their product be shipped out to an examination application, is eligible.


Contact the office for information on fees.

Processing Time

Please explain the processing time taken in obtaining the document/certificate.


  • It is crucial that the form you fill out include all the required information correctly and be properly filled out so that it can be approved from the Authority.
  • Be sure to include all required documents according to the requirements of the authority in order to prevent rejections.

The Information You Need

  • Name of the business
  • Name of the CEO and gender
  • Office address
  • Contact details and email address
  • Registration Certificate number
  • Company Incorporated year
  • No. of employees and annual turnover
  • Directors’ details
  • Name, address and phone number.
  • Email address

Documentation is needed

Inspection of Goods is required for goods that are to be exported out of Nigeria or brought to Nigeria from another country.



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