GUIDELINES FOR PROCURING PRIVATE SECURITY EQUIPMENT
Welcome to the Federal Government End-User Certificate (EUC) Application Web Portal. This web portal is intended to give access to members of the Nigerian general public applying for EUCs, for the acquisition or use of EUC-controlled items and products within Nigeria.
ALL EUC requests/applications are subject to screening by the Department of State Services before approval or otherwise.
Refer to the Full HS Codes on the list of guidelines. It contains the custom codes for the identification and categorization of all controlled items. It shall be used when making EUC requests/applications on the EUC portal.
In the event that a EUC application covers more than one item, collate specified application supporting documents for all items under one document and attach them where appropriate. For instance, If the EUC application for Chemicals covers Toluene, Sulphuric Acid, and Urea; from different vendors, the Proforma Invoice for the (3) chemicals should be scanned into one (1) document and uploaded under the field where Proforma Invoice is requested for.
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS REQUIREMENTS
- Evidence of Registration with NSCDC as a Private Security Operator
- Detailed Specification of Goods
- Certificate of Incorporation (corporation)
- Articles/Memorandum of Association (corporation)
- Company’s Director’s Profile
- Current-Year Tax Clearance Certificate
- Bill of Laden (Not mandatory)
- Packing List (Not mandatory)
End-User-Certificates requests by private companies will be recommended through the Office of the Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
Apart from bulletproof materials for military purposes, individuals and organisations seeking to import bullet-proof vehicles for personal use can also apply as specified in the (requirement). Auto vendors seeking EUC for vehicles meant for resale are to obtain a permit for individual prospective customers before such vehicles are eventually resold. For security gadgets such as Hand and Leg Cuff, Police Baton, Riot Crowd Control Devices, Pepper Sprayers, Stunner and Electric Baton, etc., a police permit must be obtained and a letter from the beneficiary of such items. Security Doors, Explosive Detectors, Metal Detectors, Narcotic Detectors, Bar lights, and Mail and Baggage Scanners are to be accompanied by a letter from the beneficiary and local purchase order. State Governments wishing to import equipment to support security agencies must go through that agency to make such an application.