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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. Copy of Online Appointment Booking Slip with the Nigeria High Commission, London

  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.

With the required documents,  Click here to apply for your Passport


  • AFTER PAYMENT, AND WITH EFFECT FROM MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2016, YOU MUST BOOK APPOINTMENT WITH NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION BEFORE COMING.  Click here to book your appointment


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

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

    2. Original & Copy of Birth certificate (showing details of parents)

    3. If under 18 years, provide the following: i) Copy of the Data Page of parent's 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. Copy of Online Nigeria High Commission Appointment Booking Slip.

    9. If the above requirements are met, then, Click here to apply for your Passport

      AFTER PAYMENT, AND WITH EFFECT FROM MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2016, YOU MUST BOOK APPOINTMENT WITH NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION BEFORE COMING.  Click here to book your appointment


    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 £100 payable with United Kingdom Bank Debit Card (in applicant's name) to the Nigeria High Commission.

    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.


    AFTER PAYMENT, AND WITH EFFECT FROM MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2016, YOU MUST BOOK APPOINTMENT WITH NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION BEFORE COMING. Click here to book your appointment


    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 payable with United Kingdom Bank Debit Card (in applicant's name) to the Nigeria High Commission.

    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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    Important announcement about the issuance and collection of Nigerian Passport

    This is to inform the general public that the Nigeria High Commission, London is currently experiencing difficulty in the supply of Nigerian Passport Booklets from Nigeria.
    Take note that this affects both 32 and 64 pages Passport Booklets.

    This situation is not peculiar to the Nigeria High Commission alone. As a result of this problem, The minimum waiting time for collection of all passport (both 32 and 64 pages) after biometric capture is at least three (3) months.


    Applicants whose Nigeria Passports are not ready on the automatic computer generated collection date but in urgent need to travel to Nigeria are advised to choose one of the following options provided they are in possession of a foreign passport that guarantees travelling back to the United Kingdom:

    1) Apply for an Emergency Travel Certificate (Gratis).
    This can be used to enter Nigeria. However the applicant must use his or her foreign passport to travel back to the United Kingdom. To qualify for this option, applicant must provide the following:
    a)Copy of Passport Collection Slip
    b) Copy of itinerary journey to Nigeria
    c) 2 Recently taken passport-sized photograph
    d) Original and photocopy of foreign passport
    e) Completed Emergency Travel Certificate form.
    Click here to download Emergency Travel Certificate form

    2) Apply for a Nigerian Visa
    Click here to apply for your Nigerian visa
    The visa application is collected by OIS Services Limited, 56-57 Fleet Street, London. EC4Y 1JU. Tel. 0207 832 0001

    Take note that this is only a temporary measure. The High Commission will inform the general public on this website as soon as the situation improves.

    Click here to check if your passport is ready for collection

    Once again we apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.

    Immigration Section
    Nigeria High Commission
    London.