For all Consular Services there is a payment of £20.00 Administrative charges. Please Obtain Postal Order from Post Office

Welfare Department

CUSTOMER SERVICES:

020 7930 8565
Email: immigrationservices@nigeriahc.org.uk

COMPLAINTS: chancery@nigeriahc.org.uk

Requirements for Non-Impediment to Marry

  • Proof of Divorce (Decree Absolute), if previously married
  • Photocopy of Nigerian Passport
  • Notarized Declaration of Non-impediment to marry
  • Payment of £20 service charge, and £15 Processing Fee payable to Nigeria High Commission London in Postal Order
  • Proof of Impeding marriage

Letters of non-impediment are issued to Nigerian nationals seeking to either marry for the first time in Britain or to those who are seeking to remarry.

For those who have never been married, proof of permission to marry from the Home Office will be required with the rest of the requirements stated above.

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Requirements for Pensioners Attestation Letters

Letters issued to Nigerians applying to be paid pensions in Nigeria.

  • Photocopy of proof of leaving service (Certificate of retirement);
  • Photocopy of Nigerian Passport;
  • 2 Passport sized photographs;
  • Photocopy of proof of address in England
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Procedure for Renunciation of Nigerian Citizenship

  • Any prospective applicant wishing to renounce his/her citizenship is hereby informed that the authority to approve renunciation or restore Nigerian citizenship is prerogative of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. This is clearly stated in Chapter III, 1-2 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. It should be noted that the authority referred to in this paragraph is not transferable; hence all applicants should go back home and process their requests.

Requirements for Police criminal Check (From Nigeria)

In order to process your application, we will require that you present to us either by post through registered mail and self-addressed registered envelope or in person, the following documents:

  • 3 copies of your Nigerian passport with detailed data
  • 3 copies of the pages containing your current visa
  • 3 passport sized photographs
  • 3 copies of the data form (filled)
  • Payment of £15.00 for the document, and £10 processing fee payable to Nigeria High Commission London in Postal Order
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Document Authentication

For authentication of Marriage, Birth and Death Certificates from Nigeria, service is charged at £20.00 per item, and £20.00 processing fee payable to Nigeria High Commission London in Postal Order. However, Document from Nigeria for authentification should undergo authentication in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abuja before submitting such in the High Commission for final authentication.

Students Services

Student Registration Requirements

  • Completed Registration Form;
  • Photo-copies of applicants valid Nigeria Passport plus the page containing a valid UK student visa;
  • One studio-taken passport photograph;
  • Current letter of admission, indicating date of commencement and duration of course;
  • Final Letter of acceptance indicating tuition fees and Maintenance, signed and stamped by the Registrar;
  • Photocopies of Certificates acquired to date;
  • NYSC Discharge Certificate / Exemption Certificate (for Graduate Student from Nigeria Only).

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Those on visitors' visa and British passport holders are not entitled to foreign exchange letters
  • CASH OR CHEQUE PAYMENT IS NOT ACCEPTABLE
  • For all enquiries relating to student matters, please email education@nigeriahc.org.uk

PROCEDURE FOR DEALING WITH THE BACKLOG OF PASSPORT APPLICATION/FAST TRACK SERVICE RESUMPTION AND ENHANCED e-PASSPORT

NOTIFICATION OF THE ROLL OUT OF ENHANCED e-PASSPORT

   The High Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in London, United Kingdom has the honour to announce to the Nigerian community in the United Kingdom that, the long-awaited roll-out of the Enhanced e-Passport will take place on Tuesday, 23rd November, 2021 at the premises of the Mission Read More...

UPDATE ON QUARANTINE PROTOCOL FOR TRAVELERS ARRIVING IN NIGERIA FROM ANY COUNTRY

   The Nigeria High Commission, London wishes to inform members of the public of an update of the Advisory Outlines of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19.Read More...

RESUMPTION OF FAST TRACK SERVICE ON PASSPORT APPLICATION

   The High Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the United Kingdom takes this opportunity to express its appreciation for the patience of all Nigerians in the UK, especially, Applicants for Nigerian passports who had urgent needs to renew their passports. Read More...

PUBLIC NOTICE

   Upon assumption of duties, the High Commissioner, Ambassador Sarafa Tunji Isola, held series of strategic meetings, including engaging the immigration section of the Mission, to brainstorm on the best way to address the incessant allegations of corruption and other negative reports on the issuance of the Nigerian passport in London, as well as to restore the Missions credibility in the process Read More...