Vessel Clearing Agents
ODK offers customs and immigration clearance for both crew and vessel coming into Nigerian shores.We ensure all crew get their work permits and entry visas into the country and make sure the vessel is cleared along with its other contents through customs upon entry.We also do same for offshore vessels returning into Nigerian waters upon its offshore operations.
Our services are reliable,efficient and first class and would be glad to be of service to you.Documents required include crew passport photopage,crew list,vessel specification,Captain information among others.
We ensure all crew get their work permits and entry visas into the country and make sure the vessel/workboat is cleared along with its other contents through customs upon entry.
CUSTOMS REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES
SEA SHIPMENTS- PERSONAL EFFECTS FOR SHIPS COMING TO PICK SUPPLIES ONSHORE AND SAIL BACK TO OFFSHORE PLATFORM LOCATIONS
The following are required to Customs clear Sea shipments upon arrival in Nigeria:
• Original international passport of consignee
• Original resident permit/ green card (non-Nigerians)
• Consignee’s signature on the original Bill of lading (OBL) and a letter of authority
• Packing list
NB: Customs clearance takes 10-15 working days from receipt of all requirements.
FORM M PROCESSING
• Proforma Invoice
• Valued Inventory
• Copy of consignee’s passport and resident permit (personal effects)
These are shipments belonging to Embassies and High commissions; or persons with diplomatic status in Nigeria. Such shipments are duty-free and are not physically examined by Customs here in Nigeria.
The following are required to clear diplomatic shipments:
• Original Bills of lading duly endorsed by the consignee, stamped by the applicable Embassy and stamped by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
• Form CC1 and/or CC2 and/or CC3 duly stamped by Customs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the applicable Embassy. Form CC1 applies to personal effects, CC2 to alcohol and CC3 to vehicles
• Packing list stamped by the Embassy
• Vehicle papers if applicable
• Consignee’s passport page (for an individual diplomat)
• 8 letters of authority from the Embassy, each addressed to NCS (Nigeria Customs Service), the applicable shipping company, NPF (Nigeria Police Force), SSS (State Security Service),NAFDAC (National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control), NDLEA (Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency), Plant Quarantine, DNI (Directorate of Naval Intelligence); duly endorsed and stamped by the Embassy
“Please note that Customs requirements, regulations and procedure are subject to change per time; we would therefore keep you abreast of new developments.