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Doing Business in Nigeria

If you are a U.S. company wishing to do business in the Nigeria, please contact the U.S. Commercial Service at the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos Nigeria. U.S. Commercial Service, Nigeria provides a range of services and programs to help American companies doing business in Nigeria.

Nigeria is open for business

Comprehensive information on doing business in Nigeria is also available in the "Nigeria Commercial Guide" an annual review of the Nigeria's commercial, economic, political and investment environment.

Trade Events

International trade shows are an excellent opportunity to for U.S. companies to meet potential buyers and for international buyers to find U.S. suppliers.

About the U.S. Commercial Service

The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration.  Located across the United States and in U.S. Embassies and Consulates in nearly 80 countries, the U.S. Commercial Service global network of trade professionals connects U.S. companies with international buyers, providing them with:

  • market intelligence
  • trade counseling
  • business matchmaking
  • advocacy/commercial diplomacy support


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Contact Us

  • Embassy of the United States of America
    Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
    Central District Area, Abuja, Nigeria
    Telephone: (234)-9-461-4000
    Fax: (234)-9-461-4036

    U.S. Consulate General Lagos
    2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
    After Hours Emergencies number: (+234)-1- 460-3600 or (+234)-1- 460-3400
    Fax: (+234)-1-460-3717

    More Information: U.S. Commerial Service

Did you know?

  • Did you know?

    That you should never do business in Nigeria without ensuring that you are dealing with a vetted, confirmed Nigerian company (there are many).  Please check with the U.S. Commercial Service prior to sending any money, samples or business information.  The Commercial Service maintains a positive list database of known companies (about 6,000) in every field, and can perform background checks as part of our fee-based core services.

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