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Import/Export

Japan to Nigeria

Country Regulations Topics:

Prohibited or Restricted Commodities

In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Nigeria.

All spirits are banned from importation other than some kind of alcoholic bitters and liqueurs fulfilling the requirements of liquor licensing in Nigeria, brandy gin, denatured spirit, perfumed spirtis, medical and scientific. Most of the exemptions have to fulfill certain requirements and therefore require permit from the CG (Comptroller General of Customs)/NAFDAC (National Agency of Food, Drug and Administration Control) before importation.
Ball point pens are prohibited.
Indecent and obscene prints, paintings, books and other articles are banned from importation.
Carpets are prohibited.
Cutlasses are prohibited.
Detergents in retail packs are prohibited.
Fabric is prohibited.
Fishing nets are prohibited.
Food is prohibited.
All types of footware are banned from importation with the exemption of saftey shoes used in the oil industries, sport shoes, canvass shoes and all Completely Knocked Down (CKD) parts.
Fruit and fruit drinks are prohibited.
The UPS Nairobi hub in Kenya cannot transit any package that has liquid content item on a Small Package basis. This applies to all types of items in liquid form.

Kenya airways(KQ) has restricted this movement on courier mode and packages should only be moved on airfreight mode(SCS) direct to destination.

It will also not be able to RTS such packages as Kenya Airways is used for all exports too.

Please note: This applies to transit volumes, not Kenya import but also from Cologne, Dubai and Johannesburg hubs.

Mosquito nets are prohibited. Inseciticide-treated mosquito nets are excluded from this prohibition.
Personal Effects cannot be shipped between these countries
Can only be imported if it can not be manufactured in Nigeria. For detailed information, please contact your local Chamber of Commerce.
Rugs are prohibited.
Sanitary wares made of plastic (H.S. Code 3922 1000 - 3922.9000) and Domestic Articles and Wares made of plastic (H.S. Code 3924 1000 - 3924 9090) are prohibited.

Only baby feeding bottles and flushing cisterns and waterless toilets are excluded from this prohibition.

Shovels are prohibited.
Soap in retail packs is prohibited.
Spades are prohibited.
Textiles are prohibited.
Toothpaste is prohibited.

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