For Consular Services Payments, 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.

Click here to download requirements

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
Click here to download Form

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

You can now pay for all our immigration services, instead of postal order

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

UPDATE ON PASSPORT APPLICATION,COLLECTION AND FAST TRACK

UPDATE ON GUIDELINES FOR QURANTINE FOR NIGERIANS

   This is to inform all the prospective evacuees in the United Kingdom (UK) that the Federal Government has decided to eliminate the fourteen (14) days compulsory supervised Isolation/Quarantine Click here for details

UPDATE ON COMPULSORY PAYMENT FOR EVACUEES

   Further to the previous released statement by the High Commission on the below Subject-matter. Click here for details

COMPULSORY PAYMENT FOR EVACUEES

   This is to inform all the prospective evacuees in the UK that the Federal Government Task Force on COVID-19 have decided that henceforth, all evacuees returning to Nigeria will have to pay for their Quarantine.Click here for details

PUBLIC NOTICE:SUSPENSION OF IMMIGRATION AND CONSULAR SERVICES DUE TO CORONOVIRUS PANDEMICNHC London
NHC London
The Nigeria High Commission, London regrets to inform the general public that due to the current pandemic of Coronovirus (COVID-19), and in view of the increasing cases in the United Kingdom, passport and all consular services are suspended until further notice.

This proactive measure is to protect and limit exposure of both applicants and staff of the Mission to the CONVID-19 outbreak which is in line with the Health advisory issued by the UK Government.

However, those who need to make enquiries about travelling and other passport services should contact the below numbers or email address. Also for those who wish to return on Emergency Evacuation should click on the following link for further Information: Click here for details

Immigration Section
Line 1: +44 7495061238
Line 2: +44 7535322077
Email: immigrationattache@nigeriahc.org.uk

Consular Services
Line 3: +44 7930 442416
Email: welfareeducation@nigeriahc.org.uk

Head of Chancery
Line 4: +447495061754
Email: Chancery@nigeriahc.org.uk

The High Commission regrets any inconvenience

Head of Chancery
For: High Commissioner