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Nigeria - Obtain Single Certificate and Age Declaration

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  • Fill in and submit your application along with all other required documents to the Nigerian Embassy/Consulate in the country you are currently residing. Pay all necessary fees.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Copy of Nigerian Standard Passport
  • Copy of fiancee's passport
  • Completed declaration of single status at the Embassy
  • Application addresseed to the commitee section for issuance of documents

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Nigerian Immigration Service Headquarters

Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Road ,

Sauka Abuja P.M.B. 38

Garki Abuja.

Phone: +234-9-7806771


Addresses of Nigeria's Foreign Missions

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Nigerians marrying other nationals abroad.


Processing fees varies. Please contact Nigerian Embassy/Consulate in the country you are currently residing for more information regarding the amount, form of payment and whom to address your payment.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Application processing time differs from one Nigerian Embassy/Consulate to another. Please contact Nigerian Embassy/Consulate in the country your are currently residing for more information.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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Single Certificate and Age Declaration are obtained from Nigerian Embassies/Consulates abroad.

Required Information[edit]

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

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Need for the Document[edit]

Marriage is a legal contract binding two people together, granting them rights and obligations. Some overseas countries would require a "Single Certificate and Age Declaration" to be submitted before proceeding with the actual marriage ceremony. This document indicates an individual's capacity to contract marriage.

Following are procedures on how to obtain Affidavit of Single Status.

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]

  • Embassy of Federal Republic of Nigeria in Russia:

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