Aliexpress is an online store that allows you to order goods from abroad. In this post, we will discuss on aliexpress Nigeria, which allows you to order goods directly to Nigeria from the aliexpress store.
Aliexpress is an online store owned by China’s biggest online marketplace, alibaba.com.
With aliexpress, you can also start a mini importation business that will fetch you a lot of money monthly.
On AliExpress.com you can find a whole lot of manufacturers, exporters, suppliers & individual sellers selling millions of products at a relatively cheap price(wholesale price). However if a price is too good to be true there’s a big chance that you can be scammed as the buyer protection is not as protective as that of popular US online stores like eBay and Amazon.
In this article, you will get the full guide on how to order from aliexpress to Nigeria.
How to order goods from aliexpress Nigeria
You can search for goods on aliexpress using the “search” feature. There are two ways to search for goods on aliexpress:
- Using the “search” tab
- Using the “categories” tab at the left side of the page.
The search tab helps to find a more specific product. You just type in the keyword of the product and got the search button as shown below.
The categories tab shows you a wider variety to choose from.
Find a product from your search results shown to you and click on “Chat now!” to contact the supplier or seller.
You can ask for details of the product to ensure it meets your expectation or if you require a modification to the product you can inform the supplier.
You can also send an offline message to the supplier. If the Supplier is offline you can click on the “Offline” link to leave a message with the supplier and you will be contacted when the seller comes online.
It is safer to buy from suppliers with higher rating. Buying from someone with less than 3 star rating is at your own risk. So be careful.
If the product is good enough then you can now decide go for it by clicking on the product.
You may also be required to enter the quantity or colour if it has variants and Click on the “Buy Now” button then check out or Add the item to cart and continue your shopping.
When Checking out, a page is displayed to view your shipping destination and review your order.
When reviewing, you can select the shipping method for your product.
The cheaper the shipping cost the longer time it takes to get to your address (be sure you give the right address; in case of any issues with your address changing visit usps.com/move for help) .
Select your preferred shipping method, please avoid the free shipping option as this is not reliable for destination outside China.
How to make payment for your order on aliexpress
There are vast payment options to choose from when using aliexpress Nigeria. You can use Visa Card, Master Card, Western Union, Bank Transfer and others. The easiest one for Nigerians is using your debit cards to make payment because it is easily accessible.
How to track your order in aliexpress Nigeria
You can track your AliExpress order by clicking on your account at the top right and selecting the “My Orders” option.
On the “My Orders” page, your purchased items would be displayed where you can see the status & current location of your product.
Usually when the product gets to Nigeria it would be sent to the nearest post office. The post office would contact you but if you are not contacted, kindly walk down to the post office and make enquiry.
A one time clearance fee of N500 is usually made to the post office as handling charge.
That’s the easy way to use aliexpress Nigeria to order goods.