DIT provides trade and investment services and practical support. We help UK companies succeed in Nigeria, and Nigerian companies set up and invest in the UK.

We offer expertise and contacts through our extensive network of specialists in the UK, and staff in the British High Commission in Abuja and Deputy High Commission in Lagos.

Set up a business and invest in the UK

Discover investment opportunities and learn how your business can expand to the UK on great.gov.uk.

Buy from the UK

Find exceptional and creative UK trade partners with DIT’s Find a Supplier service on great.gov.uk.

Export to Nigeria from the UK

UK companies can increase their sales, growth and stability by selling to Nigeria.

On great.gov.uk, DIT provides:

Export licensing and special rules for Nigeria

Information on products or services which require licences for supply outside of the UK.

Arms embargo and other restrictions on Nigeria

Details of any arms embargoes, trade control restrictions, defence export policies and restrictions on terrorist organisations which may apply to Nigeria.

Contact us

Department for International Trade Lagos

British Deputy High Commission
11 Walter Carrington Crescent
Victoria Island


General enquiries
+234 (0) 812 810 8845

ICT, healthcare or agriculture enquiries
+234 (0) 812 810 8644

Education and training enquiries
+234 (0) 812 810 8744

Oil and gas enquries
+234 (0) 812 810 8748

Infrastructure enquries
+234 (0) 812 810 8655

Engagement and partnership enquiries
+234 (0) 812 810 8740

Trade services enquiries
+234 (0) 812 810 8639

Office hours
Monday to Thursday, 7:30am to 3:30pm
Friday, 7:30am to 12:30pm
All times are in local time (GMT +1)

Department for International Trade Abuja

British High Commission
Plot 1137. Diplomatic Drive
Central Business District

General enquiries
+234 (0) 812 810 8845

Office hours
Monday to Thursday, 7:30 to 3:30pm
Friday, 7:30am to 12:30pm
All times are local time (GMT +1)

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