The Nigeria High Commission London website

About The High Commission

It’s part of our effort to provide a more efficient and user friendly service to the public, as there are several ongoing reforms in the High Commission. You will find a great deal of information to help you with your enquiries on the services we provide, whether you are planning to visit Nigeria for pleasure or business or in need of any other forms of assistance from the High Commission The work of the Nigeria High Commission is to co-ordinate, promote and protect the national interests of Nigeria within the United Kingdom in ways that contribute to the enhancement of Nigeria’s security and socio-economic prosperity. Duties conducted by the Embassy include:

The Acting High Commissioner

Cyprian Terseer Heen, PhD

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Nigeria House, 9 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BX.
Telephone: 020 7839 1244 Fax: 020 7839 8746


This is to inform the general public that the Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday and Tuesday, 17 - 18 June 2024, as public holidays to mark this year Eid-el-Kabir celebration. In this regard, the High Commission will be closed on those days and reopen on Wednesday, 19 June 2024. Please be advised that all applicants with biometric appointments scheduled on days when the High Commission will be closed can come for their biometric appointment all other services can come from Wednesday, 19 June 2024.

The Acting High Commissioner wishes the general public a happy Eid-el-Kabir celebration.