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Send a Parcel To Nigeria Fast - DHL Courier Delivery

With over 174 million inhabitants, Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country and is considered to have strong historical, language and constitutional ties with the UK. Characterised as an emerging nation with a fairly weak infrastructure, it’s important to use the services of a trusted courier service that knows its way around the country when thinking of sending a parcel to Nigeria. That’s why you need DHL.

Send a parcel to Nigeria from the UK

Serving over 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL’s wide global network is well equipped to handle UK and international deliveries. The connection between DHL and Nigeria stretches far back to 1978 when the country became the first territory in Africa to open up to DHL. Our fast and secure delivery service means your parcel delivery to Nigeria is made in good time. And along with our door-to-door service, parcels are signed for on delivery ensuring your package reaches its destination safely. Plus, you don’t need an account to send a parcel to Nigeria and you can track your package’s journey for free via text, phone or online.

Handling millions of parcels a year, DHL Nigeria is well practiced at giving your parcel the care it needs when it’s leaving the UK. Sending a parcel with DHL couldn’t be simpler. Want to know how to send a parcel to Nigeria? Just walk, click or call! Get a quote and pick from our three options to send a parcel to Nigeria.


National Holidays 2024*
  • 1 January, Monday - New Year's Day
  • 29 March, Friday - Good Friday
  • 1 April, Monday - Easter Monday
  • 10 April, Wednesday - Id el Fitri
  • 11 April, Thursday - Id el Fitri Holiday
  • 1 May, Wednesday - Labour Day
  • 12 June, Wednesday - Democracy Day
  • 16 June, Sunday - Id el Kabir
  • 17 June, Monday - Id el Kabir Holiday
  • 15 September, Sunday - Id el Maulud
  • 1 October, Tuesday - National Day
  • 25 December, Wednesday - Christmas Day
  • 26 December, Thursday - Boxing Day
* Public holidays in Nigeria may affect our estimated transit times.

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Country facts
  • Abuja is the capital of Nigeria
  • Nigeria is the largest producers of crude oil
  • The Nigerian Naira is the official currency of Nigeria
  • Nigeria has one of the highest rates of twin births in the world
  • English is the main language of Nigeria. Apart from that, over three hundred languages are spoken in the country
  • There are more than 250 ethnic groups in Nigeria
  • "Arise, O Compatriots" is the national anthem of Nigeria

We will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Please call us on

0844 248 0828**

Our opening hours are 07:30 - 20:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 - 14:00 on Saturday.

** Calls to DHL Express UK phone numbers beginning ‘084’ cost 7 pence per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.