Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON): Their Branches And Functions



Standard Organisation of Nigeria is committed to delivering superior quality service and meeting the desires of our client and highest standard for the economy.

SON brands are among the most important assets. This is why we take care to position them intelligently to our client and the society. To meet these requirements we have a strong broad-based portfolio of international and local brands.

Our strategy is built on understanding were we are now and were we need to be and also delivering the most relevant brands to meet differing preferences whilst retaining brand loyalty.
We achieve these aims by continually taking the lead in product-Service innovation and quality initiatives.

 

Key Roles Of Standard Organization Of Nigeria:

  • SON Standards
  • SON Library Information Service
  • Product Registration: e-product registration, Registered & Status
  • SON Enforcement
  • SON Market Survey
  • SON Testing Services
  • SON Administration and Human Capital Dev.
  • SON Management Services
  • SON Product Certification

Standard Organization State Head Offices Nationwide

ABUJA

No. 14 Kutiwe Street Opposite FCT water board, Wuse Zone 4, Abuja.

ABIA

The State Head, Abia State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, (Bank of Industry Building), 1, Asa Road/Constitution Crescent, Aba, Abia State.

ADAMAWA

The State Head, Yola State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 2nd Floor, Federal Secretariat Complex, Jimeta, Yola, Adamawa State

AKWA-IBOM

The State Head, Uyo State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 3rd Floor, Federal Secretariat Complex, (Room 323 – 325), P.M.B. 1074, Abak Road, Uyo, Akwa Ibom

ANAMBRA

The State Head, Awka State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 19, Umushi Street, Off Ifite Road, Awka, Anambra State.

BAUCHI

The State Head Bauchi State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, No. 5, Sa’adu Zungur Road, Opposite Polycon Guest Inn, G.R.A., Bauchi, Bauchi State.

BENUE

The State Head, Benue State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, No.37, J.S. Tarka Road, (Old Barracks Road), P.M.B. 102068, Makurdi, Benue State.

BORNO

The State Head, Maiduguri State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 38, Baga Road, Maiduguri, Borno State.

CROSS-RIVER

The State Head, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Calabar State Office, No.10, Bishop Moynagh Avenue, State Housing Estate, Calabar, Cross River State

EDO

The State Head, Benin State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Block D1, 2nd Floor, Federal Secretariat Complex, Benin – Auchi Road, Aduwawa, Edo State.

ENUGU

The State Head, Enugu State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Plot R/10, Ozubulu Street, Independence Layout, Enugu, Enugu State.

GOMBE

The State Head, Gombe State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Old Secretariat, Dukku Road, Gombe.

IMO

The State Head, Owerri State office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Old State Secretariat, Okigwe Road, Owerri, Imo State.

KADUNA

The State Head Kaduna State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 44, Kachia Road, Kudenda, Kaduna, Kaduna State

KANO

The State Head, Kano State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 5th Floor, Federal Secretariat Complex, Katsina Road, Kano, Kano State

KATSINA

The State Head, Katsina State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Katsina State Investments, House 61, IBB Way, Katsina.

KEBBI

The State Head, Kebbi State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 2nd Floor, State Secretariat Complex, Birnin Kebbi Kebbi State

KOGI

The State Head, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Lokoja State Office,, Lokongoma Phase I, Along Lokoja – Okene Road, Lokoja, Kogi State

KWARA

The State Head, Kwara State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 5, Ahman Pategi, Opposite Kingstone Hotel, G.R.A., Ilorin, Kwara State.

LAGOS

The State Head, Lagos State Office 1, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 11, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

NIGER

The State Head, Minna State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Bosso Road, Opposite Day Secondary School, P.M.B. 166, Minna, Niger State

OGUN

The State Head, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Ogun State Office, No. 191, Iganmode Road, Opposite Ansar-ur-deen Comprehensive College, (Premises of Gateway Industrial Technical Company Limited), Otta, Ogun State.

ONDO

The State Head Ondo State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Quarter 65, Alagbaka, Opposite Central Bank, Akure, Ondo State.

OSUN

The State Head, Osun State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 2, Ladipo Street, Off Gbongan Road, P.M.B. 4411, Osogbo, Osun State.

OYO

The State Head, Ibadan State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 21, Osuntokun Avenue, Old Bodija, P.M.B. 5615, Ibadan, Oyo State

PLATEAU

The State Head, Jos State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 10, Rayfield Road, Bukuru, P.M.B. 02102, Jos, Plateau State

 

Approved Standard Organisation Of Nigeria (SON) Charges

APPROVED PROCEDURES FOR PROCESSING SON’S INPUTS FOR FORM ‘M AND PAAR

In order to ensure that only products meeting applicable quality requirements are imported into Nigeria, samples of imported consignment shall be drawn for Laboratory Analysis, either at the Ports complex nationwide or at Importers Warehouse.

As a follow-up to the samples drawn for analysis, payment of Port Inspection Fees shall now be collected prior to arrival of the consignment into Nigeria to prevent delay in clearance of cargo at all Ports. In view of this development, collection of Port Inspection Fee is now a mandatory requirement prior to activation of SONCAP Certificates and Import Permits to NICIS as input for processing PAAR. Importers are to ensure strict compliance with this directive.

The approved Port Inspection Fees are as follows

1 x 20 container NGN 3,500.00 (per container)
1 x 40 container NGN 7,000.00 (per container)
Bulk Consignment NGN 35,000.00 (per bill lading)
Airport Cargoes NGN 5,000.00 (per air waybill)

For Consignment with registered FormM prior to the 10th September 2015 integration of SON into the Nigeria Integrated Customs Information System (NICIS) and now requires SON’s clearance as input for NCS Pre Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR), this shall apply for e-PCC. The following are e-PCC (SONCAP Certificate Default) Fees, excluding Port Inspection Fees. These fees are only applicable up to 9th December 2015.

For Consignment with registered FormM prior to the 10th September 2015 integration of SON into the Nigeria Integrated Customs Information System (NICIS) and now requires SON’s clearance as input for NCS Pre Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR), this shall apply for e-PCC. The following are e-PCC (SONCAP Certificate Default) Fees, excluding Port Inspection Fees. These fees are only applicable up to 9th December 2015.

 

 Containers/Cargo

1 to 4 containers NGN 100,000.00
5 to 10 containers NGN 150,000.00
11 containers and above NGN 250,000.00
Bulk cargo (un-containerized) NGN 250,000.00

 

Packages (Airports & Courier Services only)

0 to 999 kg NGN 20,000.00
1 000 kg to 4 999 kg (1 – 4.9 ton) NGN 30,000.00
5 000 kg to 10 000 kg (5 – 10 ton) NGN 250,000.00
Bulk cargo (un-containerized) NGN 50,000.00
Above 10 000 kg (above 10 ton) NGN 100,000.00

 

Importers of White Petroleum Products (Fuels Only) are to apply for Import Permit, attaching their DPR Approval Certificate, as input for FormM and PAAR with ‘NO FEES’ attached until 1st December 2015 from which the presentation of SON Product Certificate as input for FormM and SONCAP Certificate as input for PAAR processing shall be a mandatory requirement.



From 10th December 2015, any SON regulated product not accompanied with SONCAP Certificate shall be made to comply as follows:

  1. Payment of #250,000 minimum (excluding Port Inspection Fees)
  2. Consignment shall be escorted to SON’s warehouse pending when result of Laboratory Analysis comes out.
  3. Importer shall be responsible for the Laboratory Analysis Cost.
  4. Importer shall be responsible for all logistics cost.
  5. Importer shall be responsible for cost of corrective actions, rectifiable non- conformities were identified during Laboratory Analysis.
  6. Importer shall be responsible for the cost of destruction and other applicable cost if the products were found to be substandard and unsafe for consumer use.

 

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