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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 with UK Bank Direct debit Card to Nigeria High Commission London
  • 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 with UK Bank Debit Card to the Nigeria High commission
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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 with UK Bank Direct debit Card to Nigeria High Commission London.

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

NON-AVAILABILITY OF EXPRESS SERVICE FOR PASSPORT RE-ISSUE AT THE HIGH COMMISSION OF NIGERIA, LONDON


     The attention of the High Commission has been drawn to the exploitation of Nigerians by unscrupulous individuals who offered to facilitate issuance of passports within 24 hours on payment of between Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds (£250.00) and Three Hundred Pounds (£300.00) as official fee for 'Express or Expedite Service'.

2.     For the avoidance of doubt, the High Commission wishes to restate that there is neither Express Service nor applicable fee for such non-existence service. However, the High Commission will continue to issue passports with minimum delay and in cases of genuine urgent need for passports to be obtained within 24 hours, it will be issued at no extra charge after approval by the Head of Immigration.

3.      Consequently, Nigerians applying for passports are urged not to pay any extra fees under the guise of EXPRESS SERVICE or any other services aside from the passport fees already paid on-line.


Immigration Section
Nigeria High Commission
London