Custom Clearing Services

We are efficient clearing agents in Nigeria, and we act as your guide through the sometimes-complicated import clearance processes.

Prime Agency Ltd offer experienced and efficient customs clearance of shipments. Our clearing and freight forwarding services are tailored to suit each importer and exporter’s needs. We stand on behalf of the importers for best Tariff Implementation Ports Regulatory documentation, from the latest updated guidance from the law of the Federal Government of Nigeria. We also guarantee reduced cargo-dwell time while ensuring a smooth and easy forwarding.

Here are some of the ways we make clearing of your goods as efficient and fast as no other at Prime Agencies:

  • We ensure that all required entries with Nigerian Customs Service and other enabling agencies are carried out before your consignment arrives at any of the Ports in Nigeria (Apapa, Tincan, and Onne in Port Harcourt)
  • We are also present at the various Int’l Airports in Nigeria
  • We clear your consignments within 5 working days (provided all enabling documents are in place)
  • Through years of relationship with the Nigerian customs and other Port agents, built on mutual understanding, we ensure swift clearance of your cargo and make timely delivery so easy that you wake up smiling.
  • We have a well-developed working relationship with all Container Terminals in Apapa, Tincan, Onne Port in Port Harcourt and ensure timely examination within 24 hours of dropping them at the Terminal as maybe applicable
  • Prime Agencies have a good working relationship with the various shipping lines & Terminals within the ports thereby preventing crippling delays that are often associated with dropping off empty containers. We also get appropriate waivers as the need may arise on behalf of our clients
  • We are able to leverage on our cordial working relationship with the coordinators of the roads around Apapa to enable our network of verifiable and reliable trucks owners and transporters to move your goods and empty containers back to the Ports with much ease and efficiency. Thus, keeping us on top of our game in times of Ports congestion
  • We also use barges to accelerate evacuation to points of loading, whenever necessary.

The following are summary requirements for clearing of your consignments

  • Form M (Approved)
  • Bill of Lading/Air Way Bill (AWB)
  • Combined Certificate of Value & Origin
  • Commercial Invoice
  • SONCAP (Where required)
  • NAFDAC (Where required)
  • Dangerous Goods Certificate (Where applicable)
  • Packing List
  • Test Certificates /IRC (Where required)
  • Certificate of Conformity (where required)