The Federal Republic of Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission wishes to inform all stakeholders of the new Pricing Scheme for Type Approval of Telecommunications Equipment as shown below, which shall take effect from July 1, 2021.

Type Approval Fees

#Equipment ClassPrice (₦)Price ($)
1 Telephone Handset/Mobile Phone   1,800.00
2 WLAN Access Point (Base)   1,800.00
3 Bluetooth Module (Embedded, Integrated)   1,800.00
4 Modem   1,800.00
5 Customer Premise Equipment (CPE-Indoor)   1,800.00
6 WLAN Module/ Card   1,800.00
7 Wireless Router   1,800.00
8 Fixed Wireless Desktop Phone   1,800.00
9 Sensors of Internet of Things (IoT) Devices   1,800.00
10 iPad/Tablet   2,500.00
11 WLAN Access Point (Outdoor)   3,500.00
12 An Integrated System
e.g. A laptop with Bluetooth Module and WLAN Module
  3,500.00
13 Enterprise Router, Enterprise Gateway Equipment   3,500.00
14 Radio Base Station (CDMA & GSM)   7,000.00
15 Baseband Unit (BBU)   3,500.00
16 Remote Radio Unit (RRU)   3,500.00
17 Trunking Radio (Base Station)   3,500.00
18 WIMAX Base Station   7,000.00
19 Point to Multi-point Radio   7,000.00
20 Point to Multi-point  CPE   3,500.00
21 Point to Point Radio   7,000.00
22 Microwave Radio (ODU)   7,000.00
23 Microwave Radio (IDU)   7,000.00
24 Switching Exchange   20,000.00
NOTES
  • If a device falls into multiple equipment categories, the equipment class corresponding to the higher billing class applies
  • Type Approval fee for equipment variants are 20% of the fee that applies to the family/series
  • Admin Fee is 5% of Type Approval Fee
  • VAT is 7.5% of Type Approval Fee
  • Application fee is ₦ i.e. $50.00.
  • Notwithstanding the above fee schedule, administrative procedure (if applicable) i.e. Foreign Verification exercise, for example, may lead to a different cumulative type approval fee
  • Applicants can pay in Naira(₦) or the USD($) equivalent at the prevailing Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) exchange rate (₦410.15:$1) on the day of invoicing.

 

Signed

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