Department for International Trade (DIT) helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy.

DIT offers expertise and contacts through its extensive network of specialists in the UK, and in British embassies and other diplomatic offices around the world. We provide companies with the tools they require to be competitive on the world stage.


DIT in Nigeria helps companies in Britain increase their competitiveness through overseas trade in Nigeria. We also offer professional, authoritative and personalised assistance to help companies in Nigeria locate and expand in the UK.

Our services

Set up a business in the UK

DIT offers dedicated, professional, personalised assistance to help you locate and expand your business in the UK. Visit Invest in Great Britain and Northern Ireland or contact us to find out more.

Sourcing products or services from the UK

DIT helps overseas businesses to source UK products and services and connect with UK partners. Read about our services for overseas businesses.

Export from the UK

DIT can assist you on every step of the exporting journey in both the UK and overseas. Read about our exporting services or contact us to find out more.

Export opportunities

DIT provides free international export sales leads from its worldwide network. Find export opportunities.


DIT and its partners stage events in the UK and abroad to help companies looking to export. Search for DIT events.

Contact us

Department for International Trade Lagos

British Deputy High Commission
11 Walter Carrington Crescent
Victoria Island

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

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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