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Welcome to the Nigeria High Commission London website. It's part of our effort to provide a more efficient and user friendly service to the public, as part of ongoing reforms in the High Commission. You will find a great deal of information to help you with your enquiries on the services we provide,

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whether you are planning to visit Nigeria for pleasure or business or in need of any other forms of assistance from the High Commission. We have also set up a means for Nigerian residents in the United Kingdom to register with us, in order to provide an interactive service between the High Commission and our fellow citizens. Thank you.

About The High Commissioner

The High Commission

The work of the Nigeria High Commission is to co-ordinate, promote and protect the national interests of Nigeria within the United Kingdom in ways that contribute to the enhancement of Nigeria's security and socio-economic prosperity.

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Duties conducted by the Embassy include:

Consular and Welfare matters, Immigration affairs, Legal and Education, Bilateral Political and Multilateral Relations, Trade and Economic Affairs as well as information dissemination. And all general enquiries to assist Nigerian residents in the UK and the general public.

Contact Details

  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Offices of The Embassy:

Monday - Friday: 9.30am - 5.30pm (Except Nigerian and UK Bank Holidays).

Culture and Tourism

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In Nigeria, culture is manifested in art, dance, language, literature, folklore, mores, music, governance, and even the environment. According to archaeological findings, Nigeria's artifacts depicting the early life of the people date back to 2000 years.

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Nigerian Economy

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Nigeria is Africa's most populous nation. Oil accounts for about 25 percent of GDP, over 90 percent of exports, and over 80 percent of government revenue despite violence in the Delta region that disrupts production.

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High Commission News!!

GUIDELINES FOR DEPARTURE FROM UK AND ARRIVAL IN NIGERIA WITH NEW PROCEDURES FOR BIOMETRIC CAPTURING IN UK

NOTICE ON CLOSURE OF AIR PEACE EVACUATION FLIGHT SCHEDULED FOR 08TH AUGUST, 2020

   Further to the notice of 25th July, 2020, the High Commissionwishes to inform that the evacuation flight scheduled for 8th August, 2020 is now fully booked and seats are no longer available.Read more...

NOTICE FOR THE NEXT EVACUATION FLIGHT SCHEDULED ON 08TH AUGUST, 2020

   The High commission wishes to inform all prospective evacuees that arrangements have been concluded with Air Peace Airlines for the next batch of evacuation flights for stranded Nigerians in the United Kingdom to Abuja and Lagos. The two flights are scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport, London on 8th August, 2020 at 11.00 am. Read more...

NEW PROCEDURE FOR DEALING WITH BACKLOG OF PASSPORT PROCESSING

   The Nigeria High Commission wishes to inform that due to the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nigeria High Commission has put in place new procedures to deal with issues arising from backlog of appointments for biometric capturing and collection of Nigerian passports. Click here for details

   All applicants are urged not to use the App (myVisit) for their appointment as its no longer valid for appointment booking.

PRESIDENTIAL TASKFORCE ON COVID-19 REVISED QUARANTINE PROTOCOL

   The Nigeria High Commission wishes to bring to the attention of the general public that the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has issued the following REVISED QUARANTINE PROTOCOL for persons arriving Nigeria from abroad (including returnees/stranded Nigerians).

PRE-DEPARTURE/ ON BOARD
A. Passengers arriving /returning to Nigeria must have tested NEGATIVE for COVID-19 (pre-boarding PCR test in country of departure). PCR test MUST be within 2 weeks before departure and preferably no less than 5 days pre-boarding. Read More...