Import Duty: Customs releases help desk numbers


The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has released three telephone numbers that could be used to reach the help desk for immediate confirmation of Customs duty papers by members of the public.

The numbers according to the service are 094621597, 094621598 and 094621599.

Acting Public Relations Officer of Customs, Joseph Attah, said on Saturday that the numbers are for those interested in verifying the genuineness of their papers or who intend to buy vehicles from dealers.

The statement read in part, “Any person can take advantage of this easy way to call and give the following information; and hold on for an immediate answer before purchasing the vehicle(s)- C –number, year of payment, command that the duty was said to be paid.

“As you are reading out the C- number on the top right of the Single Goods Declaration (SGD) and giving the year of payment and the command (where the duty was paid), the information is being keyed in for prompt answer that will enable you make appropriate purchase decision.”

He added that the NCS, under the present management was determined to explore all ways of easing Customs processes and procedures in the interest of the general public.

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