How to Get Zip/Postal Code for Your Location in Nigeria

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If you have ever filled online forms, you should be familiar with Zip/Postal Codes because it is one of the vital field to be filled. It is usually marked as ‘required’ in online forms which means you must not skip the field because it helps the admin of the page to capture the actual location you are visiting from.

In this article, I will be showing you how to get zip/postal codes of your state/city in Nigeria. So if you are looking for such information, you don’t need to search further because you are at the right place but before we go into that, let us have an insight of what zip/postal code is all about.

 

What is Zip/Postal Code

ZIP code is an abbreviation for Zone Improvement Plan Code and it is also known as Postal code or post code in some countries. It is a series of letters or digits (usually six digits) added to a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail. Its main purpose is to enable post offices sort mails for easier and faster delivery.

 

How to Get Zip/Postal Code for your Location in Nigeria

In order for Nigerians to get their postal code easily, the Nigeria Postal Service has provided an online portal where you can easily go and get the postal code for your Town, City or State. Follow the below steps to get your postal code;

  1. Go to the Nigeria Postal Service Portal at nigeriapostcode.com.ng
  2. You can Chose to Search By Urban Location or Search By Rural Location
  • For Urban Location you will be asked to select your State, Town, Area and Street while for Rural Location, you will be asked to select your State, LGA, District and Town

3. After choosing your information, click on GET POSTCODE

4. Your Nigeria Zip Code will be displayed alongside a google map showing your location.

How to Get Zip/Postal Code for Your Location in Nigeria

 

List of Zip / Postal Codes For States in Nigeria

Below are list of Nigeria States and their Zip codes for quick reference.

SatesPostal Code
Abia State440001
Abuja FCT900001
Adamawa640001
Akwa-Ibom520001
Anambra420001
Bauchi740001
Borno600001
Cross-River540001
Delta320001
Ebonyi840001
Edo300001
Enugu400001
Imo460001
Jigawa 720001
Kaduna8000014
Kano700001
Katsina820001
Kebbi860001
Kogi260001
Kwara240001
Lagos, Island101001
Lagos, Mainland100001
Niger920001
Ogun110001
Ondo340001
Osun230001
Oyo200001
Plateau930001
Rivers500001
Sokoto840001
Taraba660001
Yobe320001

 

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