How to find Post Codes for addresses in Nigeria to satisfy courier requirements

Question posted by Anthony Hamilton, on behalf of Anthony Hamilton in HA3

I have recently been presented with a problem which is becoming a minor bottle neck.

Having established a contact in Nigeria for the purpose of delivering some samples to from HK ; I am presented with what in theory should be a minor hiccup.

The address of the firm I am delivering to in Nigeria does not have a post code and neither do any of the other companies in the same area that I have researched on the web.

My courier / system in HK has a dependency on having a post code in order to proceed with the delivery.

The company I am sending too say that they do not use post codes, and speaking with friends and contacts they too say that typically in Nigeria postcode is not used.

Although not used is there a source on the web for deriving correct post codes for addresses in Nigeria / West Africa?

My immediate need is for postcode related to address Ralph Shodeinde Street, Central Business District, Abuja , Nigeria.

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Open to Export, on behalf of Open to Export in London.

Hi Anthony

Thank you for your question.

A few community members have previously suggested the following site:

http://www.nigeriapostcodes.com/

It may be worth exploring our Nigerian country page which is packed with useful articles, previously asked questions and business opportunities:

http://opentoexport.com/countries/nigeria/

I hope this helps.

Kind regards
Gemma

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Hi Anthony what we usually do in mainly in Nigeria I contact the nearest hotel to that address and then take it from there

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GODFREY
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Uche Akali, on behalf of Hallmark Solicitors in HU1.

As you may now know post codes are generally not used in Nigeria. Lagos may however be an exception.

I would agree with Gemma that reference to the Nigerian Postal Service website: http://www.nigeriapostcodes.com/ should be your first port of call.

If you need further assistance in terms, on the ground, then please get in touch. I will be happy to point you in the right direction.

Kind regards

Uche Akali

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You can contact:

A&T Istanbul is a Turkish private Limited company based in Istanbul that operates in transportation, trade forwarding and international commerce.With 8 years of experience and branches in major african countries and all over the world, We provide you the most competitive prices possibles for the highest quality products

GODFREY
Representative
Transpoint Kargo Ltd Sti
05355546783
godfrey@transpointkargo.com| www.at-istanbul.com | Skype: Chukwuebuka5

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