Nigeria ZIP Code (all Nigerian Postal Codes by State)

Nigeria ZIP Code is the same as Postcode or postal code for Nigeria. The Nigerian Postal Code is a numeric code consisting of a six-digit number.

Information
CountryNigeria
Postal Code100001 - 982112 (Lagos - Benue)
CapitalAbuja
Largest cityLagos
ISO 3166 CodeNG
Calling Code+234
Internet TLD.ng
CurrencyNaira (₦) (NGN)
Time ZoneUTC+01:00 (WAT)

The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), divides the country into 9 regions, which are the first digits of the code. The 2nd and 3rd digits, combined with the first, are the shipping districts for outbound sorting. And the delivery location is represented by the last three digits.

All main post offices in 36 States plus the Federal Capital Territory have the suffix number or code 001. For example Garki HO in Abuja has the postal code 900001. The lowest Postal code for Nigeria is 100001, Ikeja, Lagos Metropolitan in Lagos State and the highest is 982112, Mbara, Vandeikya in Benue State.

Nigeria ZIP Codes List by State

ISO CodeStatePostcodeLGAFacility
NG-ABAbia440001Isiala Ngwa SouthGPO
NG-ADAdamawa640001Yola NorthGPO
NG-AKAkwa Ibom520001UyoGPO
NG-ANAnambra420001Awka SouthAwka
NG-BABauchi740001BauchiWunti
NG-BYBayelsa561001BrassBrass
NG-BEBenue970001MakurdiMakurdi
NG-BOBorno600001MaiduguriGPO
NG-CRCross River540001Calabar MunicipalCalabar
NG-DEDelta320001Oshimili southAsaba
NG-EBEbonyi840001Sokoto SouthGPO
NG-EDEdo300001OredoGPO
NG-EKEkiti360001Ado EkitiAdo Ekiti
NG-ENEnugu400001Enugu NorthAsata
NG-GOGombe760001GombeGombe
NG-IMImo460001Owerri MunicipalNew Owerri
NG-JIJigawa720001DutseGPO
NG-KDKaduna800001Kaduna NorthGPO
NG-KNKano700001NasarawaGPO
NG-KTKatsina820001KatsinaDaura
NG-KEKebbi860001Birnin KebbiHaliru Abidu
NG-KOKogi260001LokojaGPO
NG-KWKwara240001Ilorin SouthGPO
NG-LALagos100001IkejaGPO
NG-NANasarawa962001NasarawaNasarawa
NG-NINiger920001BossoGPO
NG-OGOgun110001Abeokuta SouthGPO
NG-ONOndo340001Akure NorthGPO
NG-OSOsun230001OsogboOsogbo
NG-OYOyo200001Ibadan South WestGPO
NG-PLPlateau930001Jos NorthGPO
NG-RIRivers500001Port HarcourtGPO
NG-SOSokoto840001Sokoto SouthGPO
NG-TATaraba660001JalingoJalingo
NG-YOYobe620001DamaturuGPO
NG-ZAZamfara880001GusauGusau
NG-FCFCT900001Abuja MunicipalGarki

Postal Address

Postal address for main post office of Nigeria is the Nigerian Postal Service Nipost Corporate Headquarters Abubakar Musa Argungu House Plot 1279 Muhammadu Buhari Way PMB 12537, Garki 900001 Abuja, Nigeria.

Largest city in Nigeria

ZIP code or Postal code searches occur in large cities like Lagos, Kano, Ibadan, Kaduna, Port Harcourt, Benin City, Maiduguri and Abuja.

Lagos City
Lagos Postcode starts with the lowest code that is 100001 to 102361. Lagos is the largest city in Nigeria and was the capital of Nigeria until 1991.
Kano City
Kano City ZIP Code is 700xxx. Kano is a city located in Kano State Nigeria and is the capital city of Kano State. It is the second largest city in Nigeria after the city of Lagos.
Ibadan
Ibadan Postal code is 200xxx. The city of Ibadan is the capital city of Oyo State, in Nigeria. It is the third largest city by population in Nigeria after Lagos and Kano.
Kaduna City
Kaduna Postal code is 800xxx. Kaduna City is the capital city of Kaduna State, North West Geoploitical Zone of NIgeria. the city is the former political capital of Northern Nigeria.
Port Harcourt
Port Harcourt Postcode is 500001 to 500272. Port Harcourt is the capital and largest city in Rivers State, Nigeria. In Nigeria, Port Harcourt is the fifth largest city in Nigeria after Lagos, Kano, Ibadan and Kaduna. The area that became Port Harcourt was previously agricultural land of the Rebisi, an ethnic group of the Ikwerre region that was in 1912.
Benin City
Benin City Postal code is 300xxx. Benin City is the capital and largest city in the Edo State, Geopolitical Zone of Nigeria. This city or town is the fourth largest city in Nigeria after Lagos, Kano and Ibadan.
Maiduguri
Postcode for Maiduguri is 600xxx. Maiduguri is the capital and largest city in the Maiduguri Local Government Area, in Borno State, North East Geopolitical Zone of Nigeria.
Abuja
Postal code for Abuja is 900001 as Headquarters. Abuja is the capital and eighth most populous city in Nigeria. The city is located in the center of the country within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). NIPOST main post office address is located in this city.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Postal Code?

A Postal code (used locally in many English-speaking countries) is a series of letters or numbers or both, sometimes including spaces or punctuation, included in a postal address for mail sorting purposes.

What is ZIP Code?

ZIP Code is a postal code used by the postal code service in America, namely the United States Postal Service (USPS).

What is ZIP Code for Nigeria?

Nigeria does not use ZIP Code but its name is Postcode. ZIP code are used in the United States.

What is Nigeria Postcode or Postal Code?

Nigeria Postcode is a numeric code consisting of a Six digit number. The lowest Postal code in Nigeria is 100001, Ikeja in Lagos and the highest is 982112, Mbara, Vandeikya in Benue State.

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Is +234 Nigeria Postal code?

+234 is not a Nigerian postal code but +234 is an international dialing code for a Nigerian phone number.

Is 23401 The ZIP code for Nigeria?

23401 is not a valid ZIP code for Nigeria. If you are still curious, please check the official Nigeria Postal code search site.

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The main post offices in each region in Nigeria have postal codes ending in 0001. The lowest postal code is 100001 and the highest with a special code is 982112.

NIPOST or Nigerian Postal Service is a company owned and operated by the government of this country. The country has a total of more than 5000 post offices spread throughout the region. Find the correct ZIP (Zone Improvement Plan) code or Postal Code for the postal address you need.