The following are a number of documents, which have to be prepared for exporters in Nigeria to arrange their export consignment
NAME OF DOCUMENT
Name of Document: Exporters Registration Certificate
Issued by: Nigeriann Export Promotion Council (NEPC)
Purpose: To obtain database of exporters and as a pecondition for the export of non-oil export in Nigeria)
Name of Document: Nigeria Export Proceeds Form (NXP FORM)
Issued by: Commercial Banks
Purpose: An evidence of intent to export formally with details of the transaction
Name of Document: Commercial Invoice
Issued by: Exporter
Purpose: Provides details of transaction and indicate financial obligations.
Name of Document: Certificate of Origin
Issued by: Nigerian Association of Commerce, Industry Mines & Agricultural (NACCIMA)
Purpose: To certify that the product(s) originates (manufactured & produced) from Nigeria.
Name of Document: Clean Certificate of Inspection
Issued by: Neroli Technologies
Purpose: Independent statutory report on the product specification, quality and value.
Name of Document: Certificate of Sampling, Weight, Quality and Loading
Issued by: SGS or Any Other Inspection Company
Purpose: (optional)-For product quality certification
Name of Document: Phytosanitary Certificate
Issued by: Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Services (Fed. Min. of Agriculture & Natural Resources)
Purpose: Conditions for both exporting and importing countries to ensure safety in the handling of Agricultural product and natural resources from free disease.
Name of Document: Packing List
Issued by: The Export Agent/Exporter
Purpose: The Export Agent/ Exporter.
Name of Document: Bill of Lading/ Airway bill/ Way bill
Issued by: Shipping Company/Airline/Land Transports
Purpose: A document acknowledging the receipt of goods for sea, air and travel. It has the date of export and mode of transport.
Name of Document: Certificate of Marine
Issued by: Insurance Company
Purpose: (optional)- To cover the liability of Goods in transit defined for export
Name of Document: Certificate of Quality Fumigation and weight
Issued by: Federal Produce Inspection Service, (Federal Ministry of Trade & Investment)
Purpose: Evidence of fumigation especially for Agricultural Products and their weight (evidence of quality)
Name of Document: Product Quality Certification
Issued by: Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON)
Purpose: Ensuring product standards for both local & Export, especially manufactured products
Name of Document: Single Goods Declaration(SGD)
Issued by: Nigeria Customs Services
Purpose: Provides the particulars of inspected export consignment ready for shipment
Name of Document: Form ICO-1
Issued by: Federal Ministry of Trade & Investment
Purpose: Terms for the payment of agricultural commodity levies as stipulated by law
Name of Document: Certificate of Clearance Form
Issued by: Department of National Museum & Monument
Purpose: For export of handicrafts and artifacts
Name of Document: Form J
Issued by: Federal Ministry of Solid Minerals
Purpose: Clearance letter for the export of solid minerals
Name of Document: Clearance from the Department of Forestry
Issued by: Department of Forestry
Purpose: For exports classified “endangered wild life species”, wood and wood products, furniture and furniture components.