Many internet websites require correct postal codes when they are collecting physical address. One such activity is domain name registration. A valid postal code is required to register a generic domain name like .com, .net, .org etc.
What is Nigeria’s Postal Code?
Nigeria Postal Codes are numeric’s that consist of six digits numbers. According to NIPOST, the Nigerian nation is divided into nine regions which makes up the first digit of the code.
The code of each region represents the first number, while the second and third digits when combined with the first, make up the dispatch district for out sorting. The last three digit stands for the delivery location which can be a rural area, an urban area or a post office facility.
The principal post head office in every region has a postal code that ends with 0001. For Instance, Ikeja HQ in Lagos is 100001; the lowest postcode is 100001 while the highest postcode is 982002.
States & Postal Codes
The 36 States & Federal Capital Territory (FCT) plus their respective primary postal codes within them are listed below.
The country Nigeria does not have a single postal code but is streets, villages, towns, cities in Nigeria are divided into postal areas with their respective codes.
23401 is not a valid zip code for Nigeria. You can check through the states in the table above for the closest zip code to use for your online service.
The table above lists the codes for the 36 States and the FCT.
23401 is not a valid zip code.
Look under Imo State in the table above.
You can look through the table above for the state that contains your town/city to match the respective zip code in Nigeria.