About Nigeria ENS

In order to simplify the customs clearance process and ensure the safety of import and export goods, the Government of the Federative Republic of Nigeria has implemented the Cargo Pre-declaration (ACD) policy, or ICTN, for the import and export goods of the country. All goods import to Nigeria ports or through the ports of Nigeria to other countries must apply for  ACD and obtain the corresponding ENS (CTN) number.

Entry Summary Number, English referred to as ENS while Chinese commonly known as international cargo tracking note.

According to the regulations, if the ACD is not declared and the corresponding ENS (CTN) number is not obtained, the customs clearance could not be successfully completed at the destination port. Any application of goods arriving at the destination port will result in high fines.

How to use Nigeria ENS

The original Nigeria ENS number will be issued to the applicant. Then the electrical version will be forwarded to the consignee and the shipping company at the port of destination for customs clearance.

Nigeria ENS processing procedures

1.Providing the application form,Bill of lading ,Commercial invoice.

2.After receipt of the above application documents, the official payment notice will be issued. The ENS number will be issued once we receive the bank slip and confirm the payment.

3.After receiving the ENS number, the applicant can provide this number to the shipping company to issue the original bill of lading.

Required original scan documents for final validation

1) Original Bill of Lading

2) Commercial invoice stamped

3) Export customs document stamped

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