What is Nigeria Zip Code? Full List – Postal Code for Nigeria States


You must at one point in time came across a question like what is or , mostly when filling an online form for international transactions, registration or application and you ask yourself,

What is the ?

The zip code for Nigeria is 00176-0000 and please not that these codes are equivalent to the ZIP codes used within the US. Another 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 Nigeria Zip code and Postal code in States.

What are Zip/Postal Code for the 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/ states. You can have it on your system as a text file and just copy it anytime you need zip/ 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 uses Postal code. They are both used for mailing purpose.

nigeria postal code 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 the various post office in each region for delivery.

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The zip/ in this article are for the head offices in each state, 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 -These are the Nigeria States Postal Code and Zip Codes (All 36 states in Nigeria).

  States                                                                       Zip/Postal Codes

ABIA, Umahia 440001
Adamawa, Yola 640001
Akwa Ibom, Uyo 520001
Anambra, Akwa 420001
Bauchi 740001
Bornu, Maiduguri 600001
Delta, Asaba 320001
Ebonyi, Abakaliki 840001
Edo, Benin 300001
Enugu 400001
Imo, Owerri 460001
Jigawa, Duste 720001
Kaduna 700001
Kano 800001
Kastina 820001
Kebbi, Bernie Kebbi 860001
Kogi, Lokoja 260001
Kwara, Ilorin 240001
Lagos, Mainland 100001
Lagos, Island 101001
Niger, Minna 920001
Ogun, Abeokuta 110001
Ondo, Akure 340001
Osun, Osogbo 230001
Oyo, Ibadan 200001
Plateau, Jos 930001
Rivers, Port-harcourt 500001
Sokoto 840001
Taraba, Jalingo 660001
Yobe, Damaturu 320001
Abuja 900001