POWER GENERATING SET IMPORTATION NIGERIA

POWER GENERATING SET IMPORTATION NIGERIA

POWER GENERATING SET IMPORTATION NIGERIAPower generating set importation Nigeria? What is the reason for this article? Or put in other words, what informed my decision to write this article? Well, this article is an answer freely given to inquirer who approached Vagmon Integrated Services with question on generator importation.

The question is in this respect: dear Vagmon Integrated Services, we are about beginning a generator importation business. Kindly help us get answers to the following concerns:

  • What are the permits and relevant agencies for generator importation?
  • How do we process permits to import generator sets?
  • Using a typical FOB value of USD38260.00 and freight cost of USD3500.00, give us an estimate of duty and clearance cost for 5-10KVA generators.

POWER GENERATING SET IMPORTATION NIGERIA: HOW TO DO IT

The following permits and regulatory agencies are needed for power generating set importation Nigeria:

To process NERC generating set importation permit requires the following:

  • Importer’s certificate of incorporation.
  • 3 years tax clearance certificate of the importing company.
  • Importer’s VAT registration certificate from Federal Inland Revenue.
  • PROFORMA Invoice with description and detail of the generating set to be imported.

POWER GENERATING SET IMPORTATION NIGERIA: DUTY AND CLEARANCE COST

Item Description Basis Total

NGN)

Comments
1.1SON PC/SONCAPPer invoiceTBA
1.2Generator Import PermitTBAUsually below NGN50, 000. Can check with NERC Abuja
1.3Form M/PAARPer invoice30,000.00The bank will debit NGN6,000 from your account
1.4Marine Insurance Certificate0.11%invoice value (NGN)16,887.00Premium due
1.5Customs Clearance1X40’200,000.00
1.6Two-way Road Transport1X40’TBDLagos to?
1.7Shipping company charges7days estimated130,100Using CMSCGM Line as example. Usually not up to 200,000, and per outlay
1.8Terminal Handling charges7days estimated154,233.43Could be higher, but usually not up to 200,000, and per outlay
1.9Customs Duty866,597.00Just an estimate, Customs has final say

Assumptions:

  1. HS CODE: 8502399000 with 5% duty, no VAT
  2. FOB: USD38260
  3. FREIGT COST: USD3500
  4. EXCHANGE RATE: NGN306.35/USD

Read Also: FORM M NIGERIA: HOW TO PROCESS AND OBTAIN IT

CONCLUSION:

Generator importation requires import permit from NERC and SON. Vagmon Integrated Services takes the importation from the very beginning, helping you process all permits. Our cargo clearance is 2-3 days upon duty payment. Why not contact us today?

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2 comments

  1. Hi, Need to know more on generator importation in Nigeria in CKD form .
    What are the documents and process time with clearing and other charges.

    Thanks
    Naresh

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