Customs Duty

Are you  interested in buying a vehicle? Check your customs duties for goods imported into the country.


Verify your customs documents by (C-Number)

Do you know if the document given to you buy your car dealer is original? Check the authenticity of your customs paperwork by supplying your customs reference number.

Recover your lost customs Duty by (V.I.N)

Have you lost the customs documents to your car? Find your your lost duty paperwork with your VIN. Let's help you recover those documents asap. Delay is dangerous!

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Most frequent questions and answers

Customs duties are taxes and levies paid on commodities imported into the country. Customs duties in Nigeria are paid through your bank to the Nigerian Customs Service (NSC). 

The NSC serves as a revenue collection agency for the Nigerian government.

There is no way your can tell by simply eye balling the document given to you by a vehicle seller. You have to check the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) database to verify. For easy and fast verification process, Click here now!

You can retrieve your customs papers or verify your duty from the comfort of your own home. The entire process on AutobayNg takes 12-24hrs or less. 

The Nigerian naira’s volatility makes it impossible for customs to maintain a constant exchange rate. To get the latest rate, please visit:

Here are some of the reason why you need to verify your customs duty;

  • Firstly, it ensures that you are legally compliant and can avoid hefty fines or penalties for not having the proper documentation.
  • It enables you to verify if your customs document is authentic.
  • Prevents the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) from seizing your vehicle.
  • It keeps you from being duped into purchasing vehicles with falsified or counterfeit paperwork.
  • Verifying your customs duty can help you maintain the resale value of your vehicle, as prospective buyers will appreciate a well-documented history. 
  • Additionally, it provides proof of ownership and authenticity of the vehicle. This can be essential in case of a dispute or if your vehicle is stolen.

You can drive more assuredly on the road when you possess accurate and original documents. 

Customs duties in Nigeria are levies paid on commodities imported into the country. Rates often range from 5% to 35%, depending on the item. The Nigerian Customs Service tariff is based on its existing Harmonized System Nomenclature (HSN)

The Nigeria Customs Service tariff is based on the Harmonized System Nomenclature (HSN).

For transactions in respect of dutiable personal effects payment of duty can be made at any preferred Designated Bank. The Designated Bank will match printed assessment notice with the electronically received assessment notice for the Single Goods Declaration (SGD).

Indeed, depending on the kind of items you are importing, there may be additional import-related taxes. These can include Value Added Tax (VAT), National Automotive Council (NAC) levy, and others. The NCS website provides a detailed list of import tariffs.

Still Looking to buy a car?

Verify your Customs-Duty

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Find your Customs-duty with V.I.N

Don’t have a C-Number?

Fill out the required fields on this form to recover your lost duty with your vehicles Chassis number

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