Nigeria Zip Codes – Postal Codes for All States in Nigeria

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Nigerian Postal code address

There is a lot of confusion or, should I say, misconception about Dialing codes, Zip codes and postal codes. But the good news is that this article has a solution to all ZIP code wahala. You will get clarification; read on…

What are Zip Codes? 


Many have been wondering what ZIP codes actually mean. ZIP codes simply mean Zone Improvement Plan (ZIP) codes, which only applies to the US.

In all other countries of the world, postal codes are used. The
United States does not accept Postal codes as ZIP codes. Howbeit, ZIP
codes are used for a similar purpose as Postal codes. The ZIP codes, which are essentially used for mailing purpose, is implied as postal
codes in Nigeria and other countries.

Hence, Zip codes is-to the United States as Postal codes isto Nigeria and other countries.

NIPOST Zip Codes
NIPOST Zip Codes – Postal Codes for Nigerian Cities


Difference between Dialing Code and Postal Code

NIPOST Dialing Code and Postal Code

A number of our guys think +234 is the Nigeria Zip code/postal code.
The good news is that you will learn what Nigeria’s Zip Codes really

Nigeria’s Zip Code / Postal code is NOT +234. +234 is the Nigeria dialing code for all her states. All networks in Nigeria can use this same dialling code. For example, +23480*********.

Division of the Nigeria Postal Codes

Division of the Nigeria Postal Codes

9 Region of the Nigerian Postal code division

The Nigeria Zip Code/Postal code comprises six numeric digits. The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) divides the country into Nine (9) regions, making up the first digit of the postcode. The second and the third digit of the Nigeria Postal codes or Zip codes are
combined with the first code. The combination serves as the dispatch district for outgoing sorting. The last three digits of postal codes are meant for deliveries.

Nigeria Postal Codes Head office in each region

Each region’s main postal head office will have a postal code that will undoubtedly end with 001. For instance:

  • Lagos Postal code/zip code is 1000001
  • Lokoja’s postal code is 2700001
  • Garki’s Postal code is 970001
  • Port Harcourt Postal code is 500001.

You have seen that all the headquarters postal codes/zip codes end with
001. The lowest postal code, otherwise called postcode, is 100001, and the highest postcode is 930001.

Lagos has the lowest postcode digit, while Abuja, Garki has the highest postcode/zip code digits.

Are the Nigeria Postal Codes still functioning?

The answer is yes; the Nigerian Postal codes still function regardless of email availability and internet/ social networks. Other big companies, like FedEx, DHL, UPS, etc., could not as well displace the Nigeria Postal Service. This is because NIPOST delivers goods and letters faster. NIPOST also issues the P.O.BOX addresses, making them even more significant.

Official Nigerian Postal Service (NPS) website:

Please note that this Postal Code list is not complete as such; visit to get more info. 

For the Interest of those who can’t see the postal code Image above clearly, we are now posting it with text. Below is it:

Each main postal head office in every region has a postal code that ends with 00001. 
For instance:

  • Garki’s main Head Office in Abuja postal code is 970001 
  • Ikeja’s main Head Office in Lagos postal code is 100001
  • Lokoja in Kogi postal code is 270001
  • Port Harcourt’s postal code is 500001.

Nigeria’s lowest postcode is 100001, while the highest is 9820002. You can easily get your locality on the NIPOST Official portal.

Nigeria postal codes
Nigeria postal codes

What is the CORRECT Nigeria Zip code?

Below is the comprehensive list of all of Nigeria’s postcodes.

  1. Abuja – 900001
  2. Abia State – 440001
  3. Adamawa State – 640001
  4. Akwa-Ibom State – 520001
  5. Anambra State – 420001
  6. Bauchi State – 740001
  7. Borno State – 600001
  8. Delta State – 320001
  9. Edo State – 300001
  10. Enugu – 400001
  11. Imo State – 460001
  12. jigawa State – 720001
  13. Kano State – 700001
  14. Kaduna State – 800001
  15. Katsina State – 820001
  16. Kebbi State – 860001
  17. Kogi State – 260001
  18. Kwara State – 240001
  19. Lagos (Island) – 101001
  20. Lagos State (Mainland) – 100001
  21. Niger State – 920001
  22. Ogun State – 110001
  23. Ondo State – 340001
  24. Osun State – 230001
  25. Oyo State – 200001
  26. Plateau State –  930001
  27. Rivers State – 500001
  28. Sokoto State – 840001
  29. Taraba State – 660001
  30. Yobe State – 320001
  31. Ebonyi State – 840001

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