Customs Clearing procedure or exercise is the process whereby Nigeria customs service and other relevance port agencies examine the consignments shipped to Nigeria. The process involves physical examination, documentations information tally with the goods in the container. The duties values declared will be looked into to know if there are no discrepancies between the information on documents and the goods to be examined.
Any person intending to import physical goods into Nigeria shall in the first instance process e-Form ‘M’ through any Authorized dealer bank irrespective of the value and whether or not payment is involved.
NOTE: Some items can be cleared out of Airport without processing PAAR. Contact us for more details.
After obtaining the Final Shipping Document, including PAAR from an authorized dealer’s Bank, the importer is expected to hand over all shipping documents and PAAR to the clearing agent, who is saddled with the obligations of carrying out standard import clearance through customs from Nigeria sea Port and or from other customs bonded warehouses as stated below;