Dear Valued Customer,

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made it mandatory for Bills of lading in respect of exports from Nigeria to carry the Form NXP number. The Form NXP number is obtained by electronic processing on Trade Monitoring System (TRMS) and accessible at

According to the CBN, it shall be a breach of extant regulations for any shipping company to take on-board any cargo for which Form NXP is not duly completed and approved on the TRMS platform, failing which severe sanctions shall be meted for such breach, such sanctions shall include refund of the forex value of goods illegally exported as well as Post-no-debit on all bank accounts nationwide.

We are required to ensure strict compliance with this directive with immediate effect.

We appreciate your patronage and compliance.

PIL Nigeria Limited