Effective January 15, 2021, an Administrative charge of US$30.00 for passport processing will be in effect. Only Post Office Money Orders or Bank checks made payable to the Consulate of Nigeria, New York will be accepted.
This is to inform the General Public that January 18, 2021 has been declared a public holiday to celebrate Martin Luther King Day.
Consequently, all offices of the Consulate will be closed on this day.
FOR EMERGENCY TRAVEL CERTIFICATES, AUTHENTICATION OF DOCUMENTS, LIFE IDENTIFICATION AND SHIPPING OF HUMAN REMAINS TO NIGERIA, PLEASE SUBMIT COMPLETE DOCUMENTS BY MAIL WITH ENCLOSED PREPAID RETURN ENVELOPE.
THIS IS TO INFORM THE GENERAL PUBLIC OF THE PASSPORTS PROCESSED AND ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT THE CONSULATE. IF YOUR NAME IS ON THE LIST, PLEASE SEND A SELF ADDRESSED PREPAID OVERNIGHT EXPRESS ENVELOPE WITH TRACKING AND A COPY OF THE PICK UP SLIP TO ENABLE THE CONSULATE TO MAIL YOUR PASSPORT. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE LIST.
Passsport Applicants should use the exact names on their passport on the online payment. Incomplete and abbreviated names will not be recognized upon enrollment and will render the payment invalid.
Please find below the States under the Jurisdiction of the CONSULATE GENERAL OF NIGERIA IN NEW YORK - New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, Ohio, Indiana, Connecticut, Illinois, Rhode Island, Iowa, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Winconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Delaware. For other States, please click here
Passport applicants are encouraged to have their passports reissued 6 months before expiration. Processing of passport takes 4 to 6 weeks. Applicants with urgent need to travel should consider applying for an Emergency Travel Certificate (ETC) or Visa.
This is to inform the General Public that, the Consulate General of Nigeria, New York will not be held liable for any concerns with payments/applications made outside the official website of Nigeria Immigration Service, https://portal.immigration.gov.ng.
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