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New Passport

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General Information & Requirement

NEW NIGERIAN PASSPORT - First Time Applicants

For a fresh Nigerian passport, you must submit the following documents:

  •  Minor (under 18 years):

  1. Completed online application form. Fill form here first-time-nigerian-passport

  2. Passport Payment slip

  3. One (1) Passport Photograph

  4. Clean copy of Birth Certificate (Original required for sighting)

  5. Clean copy of parent’s passport data page

  6. Consent letter signed by parent and duly notarized by notary officer

  7. Self-addressed return envelope with appropriate stamp from Post Office

  8. National Identity Number

  9. Appointment slip

  • Adult (18years and above):

  1. Completed online application form. Fill form on first-time-nigerian-passport

  2. Passport Payment slip

  3. Evidence of Nigerian citizenship (state or local government identification certificate or evidence of birth by parent with Nigerian citizenship by birth)

  4. One (1) Passport Photograph

  5. Clean copy of Birth Certificate (Original required for sighting)

  6. Clean copy of parents’ passport data page

  7. Self-addressed return envelope with appropriate stamp from Post Office

  8. National Identity Number

  9. Appointment slip

 

 

Nigerian Consulate or Embassy in the United States

 

ATLANTA:

The Consulate of Nigeria,

8060 Roswell Road,

Atlanta GA 30350.

Monday - Friday

9 am – 5 pm (except U.S. and Nigerian holidays)

 

WASHINGTON DC:

The Embassy of Nigeria,

3519 International Court NW,

Washington DC 20008. 

Monday - Friday

9 am-5 pm (Except U.S. and Nigerian holidays.)

 

NEW YORK:

The Consulate of Nigeria,

 828 Second Avenue,

New York, NY 10017.
Monday - Friday

9 am -1 pm (Except U.S. and Nigerian holidays).

 

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RENEW NIGERIAN PASSPORT

At the moment, issuance of passport after biometric takes 6 to 12 weeks. Applicants are advised to plan ahead and submit their applications from 6 months to expiration of their current Passport.  

Enhanced e-Passport timeline:

  • 6 weeks for Fresh Application

  • 3 weeks for Renewal Application

 

Note: Incomplete document, pending enrollment elsewhere or discrepancy in existing data on Passport may cause delay in issuance of Passport.

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