You must at one point in time came across Zip/Postal codes, mostly when filling an online form for international transactions, registration or application. One thing you should know is that Zip code is not too different from Postal code, only that Zip code is only used by The US while other countries including Nigeria, UK, France, China etc use Postal code. This article will provide you with the full list of all Zip and Postal code for Nigeria States.
What are Zip/Postal Codes for Nigeria States?
Some Nigerians especially the newbies, get confused and frustrated when they came across the Zip/Postal code field, which is why i will list the complete zip/postal codes for Nigeria states. You can have it on your system as a text file and just copy it any time you need zip/postal codes for any of the 36 states in Nigeria.
Zip Code means Z= Zone, I= Improvement, P= Plan Code. Zone Improvement Plan (Zip) Code is used by The US while Nigeria use Postal code. They are both used for mailing purpose.
Nigeria postal codes are numeric, 6-digits in number. Nigerian Postal Service (Nipost) divides Nigeria into nine regions. Number ascertain to each region, make up the first digit of its Postal code, the first 3 digits of the code (the second and the third digits combined with the first) are the dispatch district for outgoing sorting and the last three digits are for various post office in each regions for delivery.
The zip/postal codes for Nigeria states in this article are for the head offices in each states, you will notice they all end with 001. Our next articles on this topic will feature all the area zip/postal codes for each town/local governments in each 36 states of Nigeria. Check out the zip/postal codes for Nigeria states.
Full List – Zip and Postal Codes for Nigeria States (All 36 states in Nigeria).
States Zip/Postal Codes
|Akwa Ibom, Uyo||520001|
|Kebbi, Bernie Kebbi||860001|