Enabling you to identify and mitigate the intrinsic risk in your operations, supply chains and business processes.
Evaluating how your products and services meet and exceed quality, safety, sustainability and performance standards.
Validating the specifications, value and safety of your raw materials, products and assets.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has implemented a strict set of regulations for exports to Nigeria called the Standards Organisation of Nigeria Conformity Assessment Programme (SONCAP).
SONCAP verifies the conformity of all products exported to Nigeria except those that are on the Excluded Product List and enforces their standards. Compliance to SONCAP requirements is applicable in addition to any existing import processes.
In January 2013, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) officially released a new SONCAP process with a completely revised conformity assessment structure. The programme is a set of conformity assessment and verification procedures applicable to all regulated products imported into Nigeria.
The requirements for SONCAP include:
The SONCAP Certificate is required to ensure rapid Customs clearance of shipments arriving in Nigeria.
All products are regulated under the new SONCAP Structure with the exception of those products that are listed in the CBN circular as below:
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