IMPORT AND EXPORT PROHIBITED ITEMS IN NIGERIA

Prohibited items are items that cannot be shipped or transported into a country. These items are restricted from import or Whether you are shipping for personal use or commercial purpose, it’s important that you know items or products you can’t ship from Nigeria to USA.

From the tiniest item to the largest the US Customs are very strict about what enters in the country and won’t allow any item that is banned into the US.

The US Customs and Border protection service (CBP) enforces lays for over 40 US government departments and agencies. Their role is to prevent products from entering the US that could damage farming or animal life, cause injury or risk public safety.

We recommend that you check with us prior to shipping if you're in any doubt whether the product you are shipping is permitted into the United States.

LIST OF PROHIBITED ITEMS TO EXPORT FROM NIGERIA

Maize

Gold Jewelry

Firearms

​Scrap metals

Meat

Timber (rough or sawn)

Artifacts and Antiquities

Certain fruits and vegetables

Unprocessed rubber latex and rubber

lumps

Animal products, by-products

some animals

Raw hides and skin (including wet blue and all unfinished leather)

Wildlife animals are classified as endangered species and their products

Hard Drugs: Heroin, Hydrocodone (Vicodin), Oxycodone (Oxycontin, ,

Benzodiazepines (Diazepam (Valium),Alprazolam (Xanax),Percocet), morphine)

flunitrazepam (Rohypnol), Clonazepam

(Klonopin), Lorazepam (Ativan)),

Methamphetamine (Meth), Cocaine, 

Alcohol, GHB and Nicotine

Please note that the list is non-exclusive and may be updated from time to time by customs, you are therefore advised to visit here.

LIST OF PROHIBITED ITEMS TO IMPORT INTO NIGERIA

Rice

Cement

Margarine

​Palm kernel/Palm oil

products/vegetable oils

products/vegetable oils

Meat and processed meat

Vegetables and processed vegetable products

Poultry chicken, eggs, turkey

Private airplanes/jets

Indian incense

Tinned fish in sauce(Geisha)/sardines

Cold-rolled steel sheets

Galvanized steel sheets

Roofing sheets

Wheelbarrows

Head pans

Metal boxes and containers

Enamelware

Steel drums

Steel pipes

Wire rods (deformed and not deformed)

Iron rods and reinforcing bard

Wire mesh

Steel nails

Security and razor wine

Wood particle boards and panels

Wood Fibre Boards and Panels

Plywood boards and panels

Wooden doors

Toothpicks

Glass and Glassware

Kitchen utensils

Tableware

Tiles-vitrified and ceramic

Textiles

Woven fabrics

Camouflage

Plastic and rubber products

polypropylene granule

cellophane wrappers

Soap and cosmetics

Tomatoes/tomato paste

Gun/Stunt Gun

Pepper Spray, Drone

Sword

Eurobond/foreign currency

bond/ share purchases