Welcome Message...

Welcome to our new rebranded 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,

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

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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.


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


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.


Nigerian Economy

Oil Pump

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.


High Commission News!!


     The attention of the High Commission has been drawn to daily request from passport application applicants for urgent collection of their new passports.

2.     We are pleased to announce that such facility is now available, and interested applicants are therefore advised to request for a "FAST TRACK PASSPORT COLLECTION" when submitting passport application at the counter. Please note that this service is subject to approval, and not available for all categories of fast track passport collection request.

3.     Applicants are reminded to use this official facility and desist from using a third party or touts to request for passport.

Immigration Section
Nigeria High Commission