Ease Of Doing Business: Nigeria Customs Service Publishes List Of Approved Check-Points Across Its Commands

Nigeria Customs Service relationship with members of the business community and indeed travelling public is sometimes frosty, arising from either lack of knowledge or appreciation of the crucial role of the Service to national security and economic well-being.

In line with the executive order on the ease of doing business in Nigeria. The Service wishes to make public the list of approved Customs check-points and what is required from stakeholders at such check-points.

The Under-Listed Are The Approved Check-Points Across The Customs Commands


1.     LAGOS
  • AGBARA 
  • GBAJI ALONG LAGOS SEME EXPRESS WAY 
2.     OGUN
  • AJILETE 
  • IHUMBO 
  • AYETORO 
  • ATAN ALONG IDIROKO-LAGOS ROAD 
3. OYO
  • IGBETI 
4. EDO
  • BENIN TOLL GATE 
  • EWU JUNCTION 
5. ANAMBRA
  • ONITSHA HEAD BRIDGE 
6. BORNO/YOBE
  • DAMASAK 
  • DIKWA 
  • DUJI
7. AKWA-IBOM/CROSS-RIVER
  • UYA-ORO 
  • IKOM 
  • ONNA 
  • URUA-AKPA JUNCTION
8. KATSINA
  • AGANGARO 
  • SHOROKA
9. ADAMAWA/TARABA 
  • BAISA 
  • MANG GEMBU-CAMEROUN ROAD 
  • NGOROJE GEMBU-JALINGO 
  • KANYAKA GEMBU-CAMEROUN ROAD 
10. KANO/JIGAWA
  • MAIGATARI 
  • BABURA/TURARE 
  • ACHILAFIA DAURA ROAD 
11. NIGER
  • LUMA
12. SOKOTO 
  • GURBIN BAURE 
  • MAMMAN SUKA 
  • TANGAZA

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AT CUSTOMS CHECK POINTS

1. GENERAL IMPORT GOODS:
A
i. Single Goods Declaration (SGD) of Form C2010
ii. Form ‘M’
iii. PAAR (Pre-Arrival Assessment Report)
iv. ASYCUDA Acknowledgement of Exit
v. Bill of Lading/Air way Bill
vi. CCVO – Combined Certificate of Value and Origin or Form ‘C’16
vii. ASYCUDA Payment Receipt
viii. Packing List

B GOODS ELIGIBLE FOR WAIVER/CONCESSION
i. Exemption Certificate from Federal Ministry of Finance
ii. A covering letter from NCS Headquarters
iii. List of Beneficiaries
C RESTRICTED GOODS
i. Explosive Goods, Arms and Ammunition, Military Hardware, Fertilizer (Urea), Bullet Proof, Armored vehicles, Chemicals etc
ii. EUC – End User Certificate/Permit in addition to the above listed import requirements

D PARCEL POST/COURIER GOODS
i. Packing List
ii. Attested Invoice where applicable
2. TRANSIT GOODS
i. Advisory Note Form C 150 with Armed Customs Escort
ii. SGD Form C 2010 (Single Goods Declaration)
iii. Form Sale 30 – Bond or Provisional payment receipt
iv. ASYCUDA Acknowledgement of Exit
v. Transire

3. TEMPORARY IMPORTATION GOODS
i. Provisional Payment Receipt or Bond
ii. ASYCUDA Acknowledgement of Exit
iii. Form Sale 32 – Approval of NCS

4. TEMPORARY IMPORTATION ON VEHICLES
i. A Carnet or Triptyque
ii. Provisional Payment Receipt
iii. Form Sale 34
iv. Carte Grise (Motor Vehicles at neighboring Territories adjacent Nigeria)
v. International Passport

5. SPECIAL EXEMPTION ON VEHICLES FOR WEST AFRICAN GOVERNMENT
i. A written letter from the Embassy concerned
ii. Vehicles driven by official driver

6. DIPLOMATIC GOODS
i. International Passport
ii. Form CCI obtained from Min. of Foreign Affairs
iii. Certified letter from Consulates/Organization
iv. ASYCUDA Acknowledgement of Exit
v. SGD Form C 2010 (Single Goods Declaration)
vi. Form C 1201 – Duty Free Importation
vii. Bill of Lading or Airway Bill

7. ACCOMPANIED BAGGAGE
i. International Passport
ii. Valuation Assessment Note or Form C119 where applicable
iii. ASYCUDA or Bank Payment Receipt where applicable

8. VEHICLES
i. SGD Form C 2010
ii. Packing List
iii. Bill of Lading/Air way Bill
iv. Valuation Assessment Note Form C 119
v. Attested Invoice
vi. ASYCUDA Acknowledgement of Exit
vii. Duty Certificate
viii. PAAR (Pre-Arrival Assessment Report) & Form ‘M’ is required for new vehicles

It will be recalled that the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) had directed the dismantling of any check-point beyond 40km radius of the land borders. Any operation beyond the 40km should be only on credible information lasting not more than 24 hours at a time.
Accordingly, Stakeholders are advised to note the check-points, especially the requirements to avoid unnecessary delays.


DC Attah, J.O.
Public Relations Officer
For: Comptroller-General of Customs

Source: Nigeria Customs Service

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