Nigeria Postal Code: Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Kano, Kaduna

Nigeria Postal Code

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.

Nigeria Postal 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.

StateCode
1Abia440001
2Adamawa640001
3Akwa Ibom520001
4Anambra420001
5Bauchi740001
6Bayelsa561001
7Benue970001
8Borno600001
9Cross River540001
10Delta320001
11Ebonyi840001
12Edo300001
13Ekiti360001
14Enugu400001
15Gombe760001
16Imo460001
17Jigawa720001
18Kaduna700001
19Kano800001
20Katsina820001
21Kebbi860001
22Kogi260001
23Kwara240001
24Lagos100001
25Nasarawa962001
26Niger920001
27Ogun110001
28Ondo340001
29Osun230001
30Oyo200001
31Plateau930001
32Rivers500001
33Sokoto840001
34Taraba660001
35Yobe320001
36Zamfara860001
FCT900001

FAQ

What is zip code or postal code of Nigeria?

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.

Is 23401 The zip code for Nigeria?

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.

What is the Nigeria state code?

The table above lists the codes for the 36 States and the FCT.

Who zip code is 23401?

23401 is not a valid zip code.

What is Owerri postcode?

Look under Imo State in the table above.

Where can I find my postal code? How do I find a zip code?

You can look through the table above for the state that contains your town/city to match the respective zip code in Nigeria.

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