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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

PASSPORT PROCESSING APPOINTMENT WITH THE NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION LONDON IS NOW COMPULSORY


  • THE HIGH COMMISSION IS CLOSED ON MAY 28 AND 29 FOR ENGLAND SPRING HOLIDAY, AND NIGERIA DEMOCRACY DAY HOLIDAY RESPECTIVELY
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  • VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL PASSPORT APPLICANTS

         AS WE PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED ON THIS WEBSITE AND OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS, PASSPORT PROCESSING BOOKING DATE MUST BE SECURED BEFORE MAKING YOUR WAY TO THE NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION TO PROCESS YOUR PASSPORT.

         WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT, THE OLD PASSPORT BOOKING APPOINTMENT WITH SLOT NUMBER WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED, AND IT IS NOW REPLACED WITH "PASSPORT APPOINTMENT BOOKING" WITH ALLOCATED DATE AND TIME FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT. THIS TIME MUST BE STRICTLY RESPECTED.


         THE PASSPORT PROCESSING BOOKING DATE CAN BE OBTAINED ONLY FROM THE NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION WEBSITE (NOT FROM THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE WEBSITE), AND TAKE NOTE THAT THIS APPOINTMENT DATE IS COMPLETELY DIFFERENT FROM THE "INTERVIEW DATE" - PRINTED ON THE PASSPORT PAYMENT SLIP AFTER MAKING PAYMENT ON THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE WEBSITE.   THE DATE ON PASSPORT PAYMENT SLIP, AS THE NAME IMPLIES, IS AN INTERVIEW DATE AND NOT PASSPORT PROCESSING APPOINTMENT DATE WITH THE NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION IN LONDON.

    TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING

    1.      APPLICANTS WITHOUT A PRINTED COPY OF PASSPORT PROCESSING BOOKING DATE(OBTAINABLE ONLY FROM NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION WEBSITE) WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ENTRY INTO THE HIGH COMMISSION;

    2.  ALL PASSPORT BOOKING APPOINTMENTS WILL BE VERIFIED ON OUR APPOINTMENT BOOKING SYSTEM;

    3. ONLY THE APPLICANT NAMES THAT APPEAR ON OUR APPOINTMENT BOOKING SYSTEM CAN BE PROCESSED;

    4.  APPLICANTS WITH FAKE APPOINTMENT BOOKING WILL BE SANCTIONED;

    5.  THE OLD APPOINTMENT BOOKING WITH SLOT NUMBER WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED;

    6.  MISSED APPOINTMENT MUST BE REBOOKED. HOWEVER, IF YOUR INTERVIEW DATE IS GONE, BUT NOT FOR MORE THAN 6 MONTHS, YOU CAN STILL MAKE A PASSPORT APPOINTMENT BOOKING. SIMPLY INPUT A FUTURE DATE AS INTERVIEW DATE. FOR EXAMPLE: IF TODAY IS MARCH 5, 2018 BUT YOUR INTERVIEW DATE IS ALREADY GONE, FOR EXAMPLE FEBRUARY 20,2018, SIMPLY INPUT ANY FUTURE DATE AS YOUR INTERVIEW DATE, E.G. MARCH 15, 2018.


    USEFUL LINKS ON HOW TO BOOK YOUR PASSPORT PROCESSING APPOINTMENT

    - Click here for more information on how to book your appointment online from the Nigeria High Commission website

    - Click here to secure PASSPORT PROCESSING APPOINTMENT DATE ON myVisit PLATFORM OF NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION

    *Note that appointment can be booked not only from computer desktops, but also from your mobile phones, iPads or Tablets. Simply download and install "MyVisit" app from Apple Store (For iPhones and iPads), and Google Play Store (For Android mobile phones, and tablets).


    HOW TO CHECK IF YOUR PASSPORT IS READY FOR COLLECTION

    - Click here to check if your passport is ready for collection

    RESUMPTION OF POSTAL SERVICES

         WITH EFFECT FROM MONDAY MARCH 5, 2018, APPLICANTS LIVING OUTSIDE LONDON CAN REQUEST TO HAVE THEIR REISSUED PASSPORT DELIVERED TO THEM BY SPECIAL DELIVERY POSTAL SERVICES. INTERESTED APPLICANTS, MUST SUBMIT A SPECIAL DELIVERY SELF-ADDRESSED ENVELOPE TO IMMIGRATION SECTION, IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE BIOMETRIC CAPTURE.


    Immigration Section
    Nigeria High Commission
    London.