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What Item(s) Can I Not Ship To Nigeria From The US 

What Item(s) Can I Not Ship To Nigeria From The US 

Do you want to ship goods from the USA to Nigeria? No problem. SGK Global Shipping Services has got you covered. While there are item(s) you cannot ship to Nigeria from the US, we can help you find the best shipping rate from the US to Nigeria with just a few clicks. 

Whether you need economy shipping to Lagos or express delivery to Abuja, our shipping services will suit your budget and timescale. According to FedEx, the list of prohibited or restricted items include but not limited to:

  • Bird’s eggs, excluding hatching eggs
  • Live or dead birds including frozen poultry
  • Metronidazole tablets and syrups
  • Chloroquine tablets and syrups
  • Fruit juice in retail packs
  • Refined vegetable oils and fats (includes mayonnaise)
  • Pork
  • Bagged cement
  • Cocoa butter, powder and cakes
  • Beef
  • Paracetamol tablets and syrups
  • Cotrimoxazole tablets and syrups
  • Spaghetti/noodles
  • Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose. 
  • Piperazine tablets and syrups
  • Pyrantel pamoate tablets and syrups
  • Intravenous fluids (dextrose, normal saline, etc.)
  • Waters, including mineral waters and aerated waters.
  • Multivitamin tablets, capsules and syrups (except special formulations)
  • Waste pharmaceuticals
  • Levamisole tablets and syrups
  • Clotrimazole cream
  • Ointments – penicillin/gentamycin
  • Magnesium trisilicate tablets and suspensions
  • Aspirin tablets

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In addition to the above, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) outlined the following as goods that cannot be shipped to Nigeria from the USA. 

  • Manilas
  • Air pistols
  • Meat
  • Vegetables
  • Matches made with white phosphorous
  • Airmail photographic printing paper
  • Beads composed of inflammable celluloid or other similar substances.
  • Blank invoices
  • Coupons for foreign football pools or other betting arrangements
  • Cowries
  • Implements appertaining to the reloading of cartridges
  • Indecent or obscene prints
  • Weapons of any description.

You can visit the Nigeria Customs Service website for more information on all the items that are prohibited to ship to Nigeria from the USA. You can register with us to get a free quote. 

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