Exporting can be very rewarding in diverse ways, it involves selling your products / services in foreign markets.
To adequately prepare yourself for export business, follow these 9 steps below. The guide also provides additional information for existing exporters.
Find out your export readiness status by filling in an easy to understand readiness checker form.
To export from Nigeria, you are required to register with NEPC to obtain a certificate. This can ONLY be done using the e-registration platform. This page contains relevant information preparatory to obtaining an Exporter's Certificate.
To develop a successful export business, a good understanding of your target market(s) is essential. This involves conducting research on your export destination(s).
NEPC has provided a template containing all the key elements and includes additional descriptions per element.
It will guide you to build a comprehensive export plan.
Export documentation is a requirement for formal exports of goods and services from Nigeria.
Before embarking on any export venture, please ensure you understand the basic terms of delivery (including pricing and documentation).
o become a successful exporter, you need the right knowledge of export pricing methods. This includes all items relating to sourcing and costing of the exportable products.
Export business requires sustainable funding over a period of time. The amount of money needed for export is largely dependent on your product and export destination(s).
Prior to export, it is important to understand the legal instruments regulating non-oil exports in Nigeria and that of the importing country.
The documents required for registration depends on the business entity.
In addition to obtaining an exporters certificate , you can also access the following trade support services:
There are several payment methods available, including:
NEPC issued certificates are valid for an initial two years (24 months ), after which it becomes renewable every year.
Export certificates will be issued within one working day after confirmation of payment. Please note that your certificate could be delayed by non confirmation of payment , irregular documentation or insufficient information.
Please contact us directly via the online chat. Alternatively you can visit the NEPC export assistance office closest to you. We are happy to assist.
Obtaining an exporters certificate involves some costs excluding remita / bank charges.
after Three months of expiry