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Nigeria - Apply for Standard Passport

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Online Application:

  • To apply online, visit the home page of Nigeria Immigration Portal:
  • Follow the instructions.
  • Complete the application form.
  • Payment can be done after your application. It is done electronically.
  • Upon making your electronic payment or after having entered and submitted your (USPS) money order details, you will first be e-mailed an acknowledgement. Please allow 1-2 business days for receipt of a confirmation payment e-mail from SW Global LLC.
  • To print out your receipt/acknowledgement slip, go to enter your application type, reference No., ID and click SEARCH RECORD

The Payment Confirmation Slip will contain an interview date, every applicant must attend and bring this document in person on the given interview date between 10am 1pm (Monday-Friday).

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Guarantor's form duly signed by a commissioner of oaths plus
  • Photocopy of (a) Data page of guarantor's passport and
    • Photocopy of National identity card
    • Drivers License
  • Father's Letter of content for minors under 16years (Mother's letter of consent in case of deceased father)
  • Marriage Certificate where applicable
  • Husband's consent letter or Letter of introduction for employee of government or corporate organization
  • Court affidavit and police report in case of lost passport.
  • Birth Certificate or Age declaration
  • Letter of identification from Local Government of origin or residence
  • One(1) passport photograph
  • Acknowledgement slip and receipt of payment

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Nigerian Immigration Service Headquarters
Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Road,
Sauka Abuja.
P.M.B. 38
Garki Abuja.
Phone: +234-9-7806771

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All Nigerians by birth, naturalization and registration are eligible to apply for a standard passport.


The fee for Nigerian Passport is $65.00 (SIXTY FIVE DOLLARS).


All Standard Nigeria passports have a life span of 10 years and has an initial validity of 5 years.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
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  • A Nigerian is not allowed to hold a multiple standard passport.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

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Need for the Document[edit]

Nigerian Passports are issued to Nigerian citizens to travel outside Nigeria. This is the most commonly used travel document in Nigeria.

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

The Nigeria Immigration Service:

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