You may have been asked to provide Zip code for Nigeria when filing forms online. Many people mistakenly think that 234 is the Nigeria Zip Code. However, what you should provide as Nigeria ZIP Code is the postal code of your state. For example, Lagos state zip code or Abuja zip code, any of 110001, 300001, 400001, 900001 should work. Note, 234 is actually Nigeria’s international phone dialling code.
What is Zip Code?
ZIP Code (Zone Improvement Plan Code) is a postal code used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) to designate locations for mailing services. It was introduced in 1963 and the basic format consists of five digits. However, an extended format called ZIP+4, that includes the five digits of the ZIP Code, followed by a hyphen and four digits that designate a more specific location was introduced in 1983.
What is Zip Code for other countries?
In other countries Zip Code is same as Postal Code. Whenever you’re prompted to enter a Zip Code, just enter your postal code.
What is the Nigera Zip Code?
When anyone asks for Nigeria zip code list, you should provide a list of all Nigeria postal codes for different states. Some of them are 110001, 300001, 400001, 900001, 420001 and so on see below for specific zip codes/postal codes for each state.
The Difference Between Nigeria Zip Codes and Postal Codes
ZIP Code is used specifically in the United States of America for mailing services. However, outside the United States, many other countries including Nigeria use Postal Code.
The postal code in Nigeria and other countries is America’s equivalent of the ZIP Code.
How to Get Zip Code of Your Location in Nigeria
The Nigerian Postal Service provides an interface to help you get the specific zip/postal code of your Town, Area or Street. Follow the steps below
- Go to Nigerian Post Code Website Click Here
- Select Search By Urban Location or Search By Rural Location
- For Urban Location: Select your State, Town, Area, Street
- For Rural Location: Select your State, LGA, District and Town
- Click on Get PostCode to submit
- Your postal code will be displayed
What is the zip code of Lagos?
The Zip Code of Lagos is either 101001 for Lagos, Island or 100001 for Lagos, Mainland
Postal Codes / Zip Codes For States in Nigeria
- Abia State - 440001
- Abuja FCT - 900001
- Adamawa - 640001
- Akwa-Ibom - 520001
- Anambra - 420001
- Bauchi - 740001
- Borno - 600001
- Cross-River - 540001
- Delta - 320001
- Ebonyi - 840001
- Edo - 300001
- Enugu - 400001
- Imo - 460001
- Jigawa - 720001
- Kaduna - 8000014
- Kano - 700001
- Katsina - 820001
- Kebbi - 860001
- Kogi - 260001
- Kwara - 240001
- Lagos, Island - 101001
- Lagos, Mainland - 100001
- Niger - 920001
- Ogun - 110001
- Ondo - 340001
- Osun - 230001
- Oyo - 200001
- Plateau - 930001
- Rivers - 500001
- Sokoto - 840001
- Taraba - 660001
- Yobe - 320001