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Passport Application Guidelines

General Procedures to apply for a nig

General Procedures to apply for a nigerian passport:

  • Visit the ONLINE Nigeria Immigration Portal https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/
  • Select the correct application form to start the process; e-Passport Application Form MRP – Passport Application Form (Not Applicable In All Missions)
  • Select a passport type “Standard e-Passport” OR “Official e-Passport”, then click on ‘Start Application’ button.
  • Fill the Application form; check the ‘I ACCEPT FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS FORM’ check box then click the “PRINT” Button to print filled form.
  • Click on ‘Submit Application’ button to view ‘Applicant details page’
  • Click on “Proceed to Online Payment”
  • Click to select Payment Currency “Pay in Naira” or “Pay in Dollars” option then Click on ‘Continue’ button
  • Choose the currency you want to use for payment (Naira or US Dollars):
  • If you selected option to pay in Naira, you will be prompted to select PayType (payment method): “Bank”, “Credit OR Debit card”,
  • If you intend to pay at a bank, selected “Bank” and click continue,
  • View the list of participating banks and then click on ‘Continue’.
  • The “Print Acknowledgment” button will help you print “Payment Acknowledgment Slip” with Transaction ID, Application ID & Reference Number.
  • With the copy of your Payment acknowledgement slip, proceed to a participating bank for payment.
  • On making payment at the bank, you MUST be issued with an ‘approved payment platform provider’ receipt that contains a “Validation Number”. You will need the “Validation Number” for confirmation of payment on the portal. (For use of your Validation Number, see the section on Validation Number below)
  • If you intend to pay through Credit/Debit card, select “Credit/Debit card” and click continue,
  • You will be required to fill in your log-in credentials.
  • After filling in, click “Login” button and you will be sent to the payment portal
  • For proceeding with the payment click the “PAY” button.
  • Payment portal display application details, click on “Continue” button.
  • You will be prompted to “Value Card” payment page, provide information of your card & Click on “OK” button
  • After payment, the “Validation Number” is generated. Store it and use it to confirm the payment.
  • You can also print a receipt by clicking the “Print the Receipt” button.

Utilizing your Validation Number

  • Later, having acquired the “validation Number”, continue to the NIS portal to confirm the payment.
  • Go to the “Query your Application Payment Status” and enter your Passport Application ID and Reference No.
  • kindly enter the number from your ‘approved payment receipt. Keep in mind: Validation Number is processed after payment have been completed through Bank.
  • Click the “Search Record” button and you will be REDIRECTED to the “Candidate’s Details” page where a date for your interview has been produced.
  • You would now be able to print a Receipt or an Acknowledgment Slip by utilizing the buttons on this page. (You will require them for your interview).
  • You will be given your NIS e-receipt or Acknowledgment Slip in another window. Click on “Print” button to send a copy to the printer.

TO SET AN APPOINTMENT FOR PASSPORT INTERVIEW.

GO TO THE CONSULATE WEBSITE – WWW.NIGERIAHOUSE.COM CLICK ON Schedule Passport Interview Appointment

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE SUBMITTED BY EACH APPLICANT ON INTERVIEW DATE:

  •  Copy of online application form (signed and dated)
  •  Copy of Payment Confirmation Slip
  •  Copy of Acknowledgement Slip
  •  Expired Nigerian passport (if not presented, will be considered lost passport)
  •  Photocopy of the data page (which clearly shows photograph, full name and date of birth)
  •  Prepaid, Self-Addressed USPS overnight express mail Envelope with Tracking number
  •  Credit or Debit card for $30 administrative fee

APPLYING NIS PASSPORT FEE IN NIGERIA (NAIRA)

Booklet Type32 Pages64 Pages
Junior(AGE 0 – 17)8,75020,000
Adult (18 to 59 years old)15,00020,000
Senior (60 and above)8,75020,000

Official Passport

  1. Letter of introduction from appropriate State Government, Federal Government Ministry / Organization.
  2. Marriage certificate where applicable
  3. Police report in case of lost passport
  4. Letter of appointment / last promotion .
  5. Submit application with supporting documents to passport office / Embassy / High commission

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