How to Get Certificate of Quality for Goods and Drugs (Port Authority) in Nigeria

Get Certificate of Quality for Goods and Drugs (Port Authority) in Nigeria By Yourself

  • The applicant must visit the Ports Inspection Directorate or Corporate Headquarters of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control in person to apply for a Certificate of Quality for Goods and Drugs.
  • Contact link gives you the address and contact details.

  • As a request for the Certificate for Goods and Drugs from the Director-General, the applicant must prepare an application letter.
  • You should ensure that all documents required by this page are available to you.
  • Attach all required documents to the application letter and submit it to the NAFDACPorts Inspection Directorate, (PID), or Corporate Headquarters.
  • The application and all supporting documents are reviewed and verified after submission.
  • After a satisfactory evaluation of the application, the agency processes the Certificate. The applicant will be notified by email or telephone once the document has been received.
  • The applicant will then be able to visit the office to collect the Certificate.

Documents Required For Get Certificate of Quality

  • Application letter
  • Product Registration license
  • Factory Issued Current Good Manufacturing Practice or Good Hygienic PracticeCertificate
  • Nigeria Export Proceeds form
  • Evidence of registration with Nigeria Export Promotion Council
  • Pro forma invoice
  • Packing list
  • A sample of the exported product
  • Original copy of Certificate of Analysis
  • No Objection Letter (for third-party exporters)
  • NAFDAC endorses import documents
  • Qualitative Specification
  • International passport indicating the exporters’/Representatives’ approval to travel (endorsed copy)
  • Phytosanitary Certificate issued by Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Services. (NAQS).

Find Office Locations and Contacts

Corporate Headquarters,National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control,
Plot 2032
Obasanjo Way, Zone 7,
Wuse, Abuja,
Send an inquiry:
0700-1-NAFDAC (0700-1-623322), +234(0)-1-4609750
Website Homepage link
Contact link

Ports Inspection Directorate
NAFDAC Laboratory Complex
Edmund Crescent
Medical Compound

Lagos State.
E-mail Address:

What are all the Eligibility

  • Any Nigerian exporter who needs a Certificate of QualityfortheGoods and Drugs for export can apply to NAFDAC.
  • All goods and drugs that are to be inspected need to have been registered with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control.


For more information on fees, please contact the Directorate.


  • To be accepted by the Authority, it is essential that all information on the form be complete and legible.
  • To avoid rejections, make sure you attach all required documents.

Requirements Information

  • Manufacturer’s full name and address. Or Manufacturing Facility
  • Product for export
  • Quantity
  • Pack size
  • Batch number
  • Manufacturing Date and Expiry Date or Best Before Date (Date markings).
  • Destination for the Export
  • Export Reason (Where applicable).
  • Name and address of the consignee
  • Valid phone number of the applicant

You will need the document

An exporter from Nigeria must obtain a Certificate of Quality for Goods and Drugs for any goods or drugs he/she intends to export through Nigerian Ports. This certificate serves as proof and quality assessment for goods and drugs being exported.



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