Nigeria Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

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Capital city: Abuja
Currency: Naira (NGN)
Local time: GMT + 1
Telephone code: + 234
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by passengers of 18 years of age or over:- 200 cigarettes or 50 medium sized cigars or 200 grams of tobacco of foreign manufacture... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

Restrictions apply for import of plants, seeds and flowers.No pharmaceutical products may be carried in passengers' checked baggage.A... More information

Export regulations:

Free export by passengers of 18 years of age or over:- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 1 lb. of tobacco of foreign manufacture; 200 cigarettes ... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

Same regulations as for passengers apply.... More information


Dogs and cats must be accompanied by a health certificate and rabies certificate issued by a veterinary at point of origin. The certificate may not... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Nigeria.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outsid... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Nigerian Naira-NGN) up to NGN 5... More information

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