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Re-issue of Standard Passport

  1. Original Nigerian Passport

  2. Printed copy of filled, dated and signed Passport Application Form

  3. If under 18 years, provide the following: i) Copy of the Data Page of BOTH parent's passports if both parent's names are printed on the Long birth Certificate. Note that at least one of the parents must hold a Nigerian Passport. ii) Letter of consent signed by both parents. In absence of documents or consent of either of the parents, proof of sole custodian from the court must be provided. iii) in the event of death of Nigerian parent, a copy of the Death Certificate must be provided.iv) Long birth Certificate of the applicant

  4. Change of name can only be done by virtue of Marriage or Divorce. In this case the following documents are required:

    a) Marriage Certificate; b) Consent Letter signed by the husband; c) Data page of the husband's Passport; d) Applicant's Valid Passport.


  5. The Mission also effect change of name as a result of Divorce. The applicant is to provide the following:

    a) Divorce Certificate; b) Proof of maiden name, e.g. Passport before marriage; c) Other valid ID Card bearing maiden name.


  6. Change of name by deed poll is not acceptable.

  7. Fast Track Passport Collection is available on request, however this service is subject to approval. Ask the officer on the counter for details.

If you can satisfy the requirements, Click here to apply for your Passport


  • REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLECTION OF NEW PASSPORT
    1. You must present: Collection Slip, and the old or expired passport (except in the case of Lost or Misplaced Passport).
    2. To collect a First issue passport, you must bring: Collection Slip, and a copy of Long Birth Certificate.
    3. In all cases, if you are collecting for someone else, in addition to aforementioned requirements, you must also provide a signed letter of authority, and a photo identification of yourself.

    First Issue of Passport.(N.B: You can also get a First Nigeria Passport by citizenship)

    1. Original and Photocopy of applicant current passport (if Dual nationality)

    2. Original and Photocopy of Birth certificate (showing details of parents)

    3. If under 18 years, provide the following: i) Copy of the Data Page of both parents passport, at least one of which must be a Nigerian Passport. ii) Letter of consent signed by both parents. In absence of documents or consent of either of the parents, proof of sole custodian from the court must be provided. iii) in the event of death of Nigerian parent, a copy of the Death Certificate must be provided.

    4. If above 18 years provide the following: i) Copy of Data page of Nigerian Passport of one of the parents. ii)In the event of death of Nigerian parent, a copy of the Death Certificate must be provided.

    5. If born outside the UK provide a copy of the appropriate documents used to enter the country. Additionally, if any document provided is not in English, please provide translated version which must be signed and stamped by registered/certified translator.

    6. Copy of Online Passport Payment Slip

    7. Printed copy of filled, dated and signed Passport Application Form


    8. Fast Track Passport Collection is available on request, however this service is subject to approval. Ask the officer on the counter for details.

    9. If you can satisfy the requirements, Click here to apply for your Passport


    10. REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLECTION OF NEW PASSPORT
      1. You must present: Collection Slip, and the old or expired passport (except in the case of Lost or Misplaced Passport).
      2. To collect a First issue passport, you must bring: Collection Slip, and a copy of Long Birth Certificate.
      3. In all cases, if you are collecting for someone else, in addition to aforementioned requirements, you must also provide a signed letter of authority, and a photo identification of yourself.

    Replacement of Lost/Misplaced/Damaged Passport.

    1. Letter to the High Commission, stating reason/s for the replacement of Passport

    2. Download and complete form for Lost Case; Click here to download form

    3. Photocopy of the Data page of old Nigerian passport. If NOT AVAILABLE, please provide Passport Number(E-passport holders only)

    4. A police report clearly stating loss of Nigerian passport.

    5. Copy of Data page of guarantor's (Valid) Nigerian passport.

    6. Two recent passport photographs one of which must be endorsed on the reverse side by the guarantor.

    7. Documentary proof of employment (if employed) such as: letter from employer or P60 or recent payslip.

    8. Document or Letter from the Home Office (if your passport is forwarded to them) indicating residence status in the UK.

    9. Applicant's proof of address in the UK such as: Utility Bills.

    10. Letter from applicant's academic institution (students only).

    11. Charges of £250 United Kingdom Postal Order and made payable to the Nigeria High Commission, London.

    12. Change of name by deed poll is not acceptable.

    13. If the above requirements are met, then, Click Here to apply for your Passport


    14. Copy of Online Passport Payment Slip

    15. Printed copy of filled, dated and signed Passport Application Form

    16. Online Nigeria High Commission Appointment Booking Slip.

    NOTE ABOUT GUARANTOR: A guarantor must be a Nigerian and known to the applicant.


  • REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLECTION OF NEW PASSPORT
    1. You must present: Collection Slip, and the old or expired passport (except in the case of Lost or Misplaced Passport).
    2. To collect a First issue passport, you must bring: Collection Slip, and a copy of Long Birth Certificate.
    3. In all cases, if you are collecting for someone else, in addition to aforementioned requirements, you must also provide a signed letter of authority, and a photo identification of yourself.

    Emergency Travel Certificates (ETC)

      - It is issued to facilitate applicant's immediate ONE-WAY departure to Nigeria only, and is valid for 30 days from the date of issue.


      - Please do not apply for a Travel Certificate if your passport is valid or with a recognised authority in the United Kingdom


      REQUIREMENTS


    1. Letter to the High Commission stating why the Emergency Travel Certificate is REQUIRED

    2. Two recent passport photographs.

    3. Police report with passport number if it is stolen or missing.

    4. Copy of lost/stolen/misplaced passport.

    5. Additional form of identification, e.g. Letter from employer, Driving license, Letter from academic institution (student only), others.

    6. Copy of Guarantor's valid Nigerian passport.

    7. Recent utility bill from the guarantor.

    8. Airline Ticket to Nigeria.

    9. £100 United Kingdom Postal Order made epayable to the Nigeria High Commission, London.

    10. Completion and submission of ETC form. Click here to download a copy.

    11. N.B: Opening hours is 9.30am - 1pm and BOOKING APPOINTMENT IS NOT REQUIRED FOR ETC.


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    UPDATE ON PASSPORT APPLICATION,COLLECTION AND FAST TRACK

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    UPDATE ON COMPULSORY PAYMENT FOR EVACUEES

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    COMPULSORY PAYMENT FOR EVACUEES

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    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