FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How to ship a container to Nigeria from the US?
There are a few basic steps to ship a container from the USA to Nigeria:
Get a quote and Book: Choose origin, destination, size of container, tim frame, get a quote and book your shipment.
Documentation: Your AES agent will work with you to gather all necessary documentation for shipping a car to Nigeria. This includes the shipping order, title copy of the vehicle, bill of sale, and power of attorney. AES will provide a consignee form.
US Customs clearance: AES agents will review all of the paperwork and make sure hassle-free US Customs Clearance for shipping to Nigeria from the USA.
Delivery: Your shipment will be delivered safely and on-time to destination ports. AES agents will also provide all the information regarding import laws shipping a car to Nigeria from the US.
How is cargo shipping to Nigeria different from vehicle shipping?
Generally, the same documentation is required in both the cases. However, it depends on the contents of your cargo. For example, chemicals would require more rigorous inspections then cars. Also some Nigerian ports do not allow RoRo shipping, so please check with an agent, or use the instant quote section to check if Roro is available at your destination port.
What ports do we ship in Nigeria?
We ship to all major ports in Nigeria: Apapa and Tin Can Island in Lagos; Onne and Port Harcourt in Rivers; Warri in Delta; and Calabar in Cross River.