How to receive items from abroad in Nigeria (step by step)

by Abdulrazaq
How to receive items from abroad in Nigeria (step by step)
How to receive items from abroad in Nigeria (step by step)

Do you own property or item in abroad and looking for how you can ship it to Nigeria? This article will guide you step by step guides about how to receive items from abroad to here in Nigeria.

Normally, we use post office to receive small quantity items like letter, money, card, file/document, etc. Unhappily, when an item is too big in size such as car, machine, drug, clothe, gadgets, etc., it can be delivered through post office.

Any type of items can be shipped from abroad like USA, UK, Germany, etc. to Nigeria. However, the classifications of items that cannot be shipped to Nigeria are gun, hard drug, coin, and among other anti social items.

The days or duration which a package can take to clear customs in Nigeria depends on different factors such as how the package is packed, the country it is shipping from, etc. In fact, some can be delivered to Nigeria within 4 days while some delivered within 8 days.

By reading this article to an end, you will know how to receive and send goods like an iPhone from abroad and also the procedures that follow.

With global shipping companies located in Nigeria; DHL, Parcel, FEDEX, UPS, etc., you can send and receive item very fast by paying friendly fee.

Read this also: how to get international phone number in Nigeria (2022).

Do you own property or item in abroad and looking for how you can ship it to Nigeria? This article will guide you step by step guides about how to receive items from abroad to here in Nigeria.

Normally, we use post office to receive small quantity items like letter, money, card, file/document, etc. Unhappily, when an item is too big in size such as car, machine, drug, clothe, gadgets, etc., it can be delivered through post office.

Any type of items can be shipped from abroad like USA, UK, Germany, etc. to Nigeria. However, the classifications of items that cannot be shipped to Nigeria are gun, hard drug, coin, and among other anti social items.

The days or duration which a package can take to clear customs in Nigeria depends on different factors such as how the package is packed, the country it is shipping from, etc. In fact, some can be delivered to Nigeria within 4 days while some delivered within 8 days.

By reading this article to an end, you will know how to receive and send goods like an iPhone from abroad and also the procedures that follow.

With global shipping companies located in Nigeria; DHL, Parcel, FEDEX, UPS, etc., you can send and receive item very fast by paying friendly fee.

Now, let’s discuss how you can receive goods from USA or UK or other country to Nigeria using top four (4) most used shipping companies.

1. FedEx

FedEx Corporation, formerly Federal Express Corporation and later FDX Corporation, is an American multinational conglomerate holding company focused on transportation, e-commerce and services based in Memphis, Tennessee.

If you want to receive items very fast from abroad in Nigeria, FedEX is the number one company to go for. Their shipment is not to high and they deliver items very fast. Below is the delivery rate of FedEX in this 2022.

Within the country:  1-2 day delivery to airport/major cities, for example, from Lagos to Maiduguri while it uses 3 days when delivering to other country, for example, from USA to Nigeria.

With FedEx, you can quickly send an iPhone to your loved one or relative or friends or family member in Nigeria. Within three to four days, your item is being delivered.

The cost of shipping phones and other gadgets such as laptop, iPhone, tablets, etc. from abroad like the USA, UK, China, Korea & India to Nigeria using FedEX can be as low as $20 per phone.

Please visit FedEX Nigerian website at www.fedex.com/en-ng/ for more important information.

2. DHL

DHL is a shipping and logistics company that provides courier, package delivery and express mail service, which is a division of the German logistics firm Deutsche Post. This company can deliver packages from USA to Nigeria within 2-4 business days.

Etymologically, DHL stands for Dalsey Hillblom Lynn. It is a shipping company founded on 25 September 1969 in the United States but presently headquartered in German.

Some people reveal that DHL is better than FedEX when shipping something internationally. That is to say that FedEx shipping service is typically faster for domestic transportation in the US. However, for international shipping, DHL Express service is usually the fastest shipping option with completed deliveries in up to three business days.

You can use DHL to send and receive items from any country of your choice to other country of your choice. Their shipping fee is quite friendly. They also ships items very fast.

For more, please visit their website at www.dhl.com.

3. United Parcel Service

United Parcel Service, also known as UPS is an American multinational shipping & receiving company founded in 1907. With UPS, you ship any goods from any country world wide to Nigeria.

If you have been searching for how to receive an items from abroad in Nigeria this 2022, then United Parcel Service is your best option. The best part about UPS is that while your items is being shipped, you can track its location through their website.

Thankfully, Nigerians can access UPS’ website from any location for making a request when they want to receive items from abroad. The head office of United Parcel Service (UPS) in Nigeria is located in Lagos at Plot 16,Oworonsoki Expressway Gbagada Industrial Estate. You can also visit their Nigerian website at www.ups.com/ng for more information.

The shipping services of UPS is quite friendly in Nigeria. In fact, they deliver within 3 to 4 days depending on postal destination service. You can also contact UPS Nigeria via telephone call or WhatsApp via +234-1-2713605.

UPS Nigeria email address is customer.service@ups.com in case you are having complaint about their services to ask them.

See this also: list of all international airports in Nigeria and their location (2022).

4. United States Postal Service

The United States Postal Service is an independent shipping agency located in the United States. It provides postal service across the United States and other country in the world. If you want to send something from USA to Nigeria, this company is your best bet.

You can also ship items from Nigeria to USA through their branch office in Nigeria. Please contact them via their website at www.usps.com for more information.

5. Amazon

Another company through which you can receive items from abroad in Nigeria is Amazon. Amazon is an American based company that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, shipping, digital streaming, artificial intelligence, etc.

To enable Amazon deliver something to you here in Nigeria, you just simply order an item or product on their website, indicate the location where you would want the delivery agent to take it to, make your payment online and finally wait for the shipment. After some next hours, you can track it to know the location it is currently in.

Conclusion

Internet can be used to order item online abroad and make it delivered to your door step here in Nigeria by using international shipping company as listed and discussed above. My question for you; what company do you use to receive and send item to abroad and why? Please let’s know your answer via the comment section.

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