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The 10 benefits of Verification of Conformity (VOC) programmes

Verification of Conformity (VoC) Programs are systems imposed by governments to ensure that imported products meet the required quality and safety standards of the importing country.

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Goods banned by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from the foreign exchange market

In order to encourage the local production of specific items and in a continuing effort to sustain the stability of the foreign exchange market, as well as ensure the efficient utilization of foreign exchange, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has excluded importers of some goods and services from accessing foreign exchange in the Nigerian Foreign Exchange Market.

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The Incoterms, meaning International Commercial Terms, are a set of international rules produced by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). They are mainly used in International commercial transactions or procurement processes, where buyers and sellers agree to their use.

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Step by step guide for importing into Nigeria

The import process in Nigeria involves a number of steps. Before any importation is carried out, the following list must be completed by the importer.

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Step by step guide for SON certificate activation

After a Product Certificate (PC) and a SONCAP Certificate (SC) are issued and successfully sent to SON from our platform, the Importer will need to activate the certificates on the web portal of the Federal Government of Nigeria Single Window for Trade, so as to be detected on the Customs platform.

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