Postal Code Nigeria – Nigeria Postal Code for 36 States

Postal Code Nigeria – Full list of Nigerian postal code 

Nigeria postal code: Postal codes in Nigeria are numeric, consisting of six digits. According to NIPOST, the Nigerian nation is divided into nine regions which makes up the first digit of the code.


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Postal Code Nigeria

A postal code is a series of letters or digits or both, sometimes including spaces or punctuation, included in a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail. As of February 2005, 117 of the 190 member countries of the Universal Postal Union had postal code systems.

The code of each region represents the first number, while the second and third digits when combined with the first, make up the dispatch district for out sorting.

The last three digit stands for the delivery location which can be a rural area, an urban area or a post office facility.

The principal post head office in every region has a postal code that ends with 0001. For Instance, Ikeja HQ in Lagos is 100001; the lowest postcode is 100001 while the highest postcode is 982002.

What is Nigeria postal code for 36 states

Here is the list of Nigeria combinations for all its states and FCT:

Abia State postal code

Abia which was founded on the 27 August 1991 postal code is – 440001

Adamawa State postal code

Adamawa which was founded on the 27 August 1991 postal code is – 640001

Akwa State postal code

Akwa Ibom which was founded on the 23 September 1987 postal code is – 520001

Anambra State postal code

Anambra which was founded on the 27 August 1991 postal code is – 420001

Bauchi State postal code

Bauchi which was founded on the 3 February 1976 postal code is – 740001

Bayelsa State postal code

Bayelsa which was founded on the 1 October 1996 postal code is – 561001

Benue State postal code

Benue which was founded on the 3 February 1976 postal code is – 970001

Borno State postal code

Borno which was founded on the 3 February 1976 postal code is – 600001

Cross River State postal code

Cross River which was founded on the 27 May 1967 postal code is – 540001

Delta State postal code

Delta which was founded on the 27 August 1991 postal code is – 320001

Ebonyi State postal code

Ebonyi which was founded on the 1 October 1996 postal code is – 840001

Edo State postal code

Edo which was founded on the 27 August 1991 postal code is – 300001

Ekiti State postal code

Ekiti which was founded on the 1 October 1996 postal code is – 360001

Enugu State postal code

Enugu which was founded on the 27 August 1991 postal code is – 400001

Gombe State postal code

Gombe which was founded on the 1 October 1996 postal code is – 760001

Imo State postal code

Imo which was founded on the 3 February 1976 postal code is – 460001

Jigawa State postal code

Jigawa which was founded on the 27 August 1991 postal code is – 720001

Kaduna State postal code

Kaduna which was founded on the 27 May 1967 postal code is – 700001

Kano State postal code

Kano which was founded on the 27 May 1967 postal code is – 800001

Katsina State postal code

Katsina which was founded on the 23 September 1987 postal code is – 820001

Kebbi State postal code

Kebbi which was founded on the 27 August 1991 postal code is – 860001

Kogi State postal code

Kogi which was founded on the 27 August 1991 postal code is – 260001

Kwara State postal code

Kwara which was founded on the 27 May 1967 postal code is – 240001

Lagos State postal code

Lagos (mainland/island) which was founded on the 27 May 1967 postal code is – 100001/101001. Lagos is the only State in Nigeria that have two postal code in Nigeria. 

Nasarawa State postal code

Nasarawa which was founded on the 1 October 1996 postal code is – 962001

Niger State postal code

Niger which was founded on the 3 February 1976 postal code is – 920001

Ogun State postal code

Ogun which was founded on the 3 February 1976 postal code is – 110001

Ondo State postal code

Ondo which was founded on the 3 February 1976 postal code is – 340001

Osun State postal code

Osun which was founded on the 27 August 1991 postal code is – 230001

Oyo State postal code

Oyo which was founded on the 3 February 1975 postal code is – 200001

Plateau State postal code

Plateau which was founded on the 3 February 1976 postal code is – 930001

Rivers State postal code

Rivers which was founded on the 27 May 1967 postal code is – 500001

Sokoto State postal code

Sokoto which was founded on the 3 February 1976 postal code is – 840001

Taraba State postal code

Taraba which was founded on the 27 August 1991 postal code is – 660001

Yobe State postal code

Yobe which was founded on the 27 August 1991 postal code is – 320001

Zamfara State postal code

Zamfara which was founded on the 1 October 1996 postal code is – 860001

F.C.T Postal Code

F.C.T which was created on the 3 February 1976. The post codification Nigeria uses for Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is 900001.

 

FAQ

What is Postal Code? 

A postal code is a series of letters or digits or both, sometimes including spaces or punctuation, included in a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail. According Wikipedia

What is Zip Code?

A ZIP Code is a postal code used by the United States Postal Service (USPS). The term ZIP is an acronym for Zone Improvement Plan; it was chosen to suggest that the mail travels more efficiently and quickly (zipping along) when senders use the code in the postal address. According Wikipedia

What is zip code or postal code of Nigeria?

The country Nigeria does not have a single postal code but is streets, villages, towns, cities in Nigeria are divided into postal areas with their respective codes.

23401 is not a valid zip code for Nigeria. You can check through the states in the table above for the closest zip code/postal code to use for your online service.

What is the Nigeria state code?

The table above lists the codes for the 36 States and the FCT.

Who zip code is 23401?

23401 is not a valid zip code.

What is Owerri postcode?

Look under Imo State in the table above.

What is Ibadan postcode?

Look under Oyo State in the table above.

Where can I find my postal code? How do I find a zip code?

You can look through the table above for the state that contains your town/city to match the respective zip code in Nigeria.

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