Importer intending to import into Nigeria shall process Form ‘M’ through any Authorized dealer bank in Nigeria irrespective of the value and whether or not payment is involved.
Form M is mandatory for importation
The SONCAP is a product conformity scheme whose objective is to help ensure that products exported to Nigeria meet minimum safety requirements. This will help ensure that Nigerian consumers are not exposed to potentially unsafe and sub-standard goods
Every importer is expected to provide a product certificate, after which a SONCAP Certificate will be processed from SON.
They are responsible for enforcing all environmental laws, policies, guidelines, standards and regulations in Nigeria
Importers are required to present NESREA certificate for the importation of all used items into Nigeria, This can be obtained at NEREA office
Mawb & or original Bill of Lading – stamped & endorsed.
Copy of the bank authorised Form M
Copy of PAAR
C-16 ( Combined Certificate of Value & Origin )
Nafdac Permit for hazardous goods
Soncap Cetificates where required
Fumigation Certificate ( if wooden crates / pallets used for shipping goods )