How to acquire a new International Passport in Nigeria 2020

 

How to acquire a new international passport in Nigeria

Acquiring a new international passport In Nigeria is a hectic task as one has to contest with intermediaries in the process of application if one has a little or no knowledge on how to acquire a new International passport in Nigeria.

As a result of the numerous agents involved in the passport application process, Nigerians end up spending much more than the stipulated amount of money to get their passports.

We have highlighted the step-by-step solutions for you to deal with all your passports problems below:

Fresh (First) Passport Application

1. Complete passport application form online, make payment and obtain Application ID and Reference Number.

2. Print out Guarantor’s form (using Application ID and Reference number) to be signed by a guarantor and commissioner of oath in a competent court

3. Submit the completed passport application form with other requirements in person at the passport office selected during the online payment process for further processing.

4. Applicants are required to appear at the chosen Immigration Office for a photograph and biometric data capturing.

Renewal (Expired Validity/Unexpired Validity)

1. Complete passport application online, make payment and obtain Application ID and Reference.

2. Submit application letter with other requirements in person at the passport office chosen during the online application.

3. Nigerians in the Diaspora are to apply at the nearest Nigeria Embassy/High Commission or Consulate.

4. Applicants are required to appear at the chosen Immigration Office for a photograph and biometric data capturing if the current passport is more than six (6) months old.

Exhausted Visa Pages

1. Complete passport application online, make payment and obtain Application ID and Reference.

2. Submit application letter with other requirements in person at the passport office chosen during the online application.

3. Nigerians in the Diaspora are to apply at the nearest Nigeria Embassy/High Commission or Consulate.

4. Applicants are required to appear at chosen Immigration Office for a photograph and biometric data capturing if the current passport is more than six (6) months old

Damaged

1. Complete passport application online, make payment and obtain Application ID and Reference.

2. Submit application letter with other requirements at the Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters Abuja

3. Nigerians in the Diaspora are to apply at the nearest Nigeria Embassy/High Commission or Consulate.

4. Applicants are required to appear at the chosen Immigration Office for a photograph and biometric data capturing if the current passport is more than six (6) months old.

Lost

1. Complete passport application online, make payment and obtain Application ID and Reference.

2. Submit application letter with other requirements in person at the passport office chosen during the online application.

3. Nigerians in the Diaspora are to apply at the nearest Nigeria Embassy/High Commission or Consulate.

4. Applicants are required to appear at the chosen Immigration Office for a photograph and biometric data capturing if the current passport is more than six (6) months old.

Change of Data due to Change in Marital Status

1. Complete passport application online, make payment and obtain Application ID and Reference.

2. Submit application letter with other requirements in person at the passport office chosen during the online application.

3 Nigerians in the Diaspora are to apply at the nearest Nigeria Embassy/High Commission or Consulate.

4. Applicants are required to appear at the chosen Immigration Office for a photograph and biometric data capturing if the current passport is more than six (6) months old.

Correction of error(s)

1. Complete passport application online and pay non-refundable administrative charges. (1 alphabet correction and re-arrangement of names attracts no administrative fee)

2. Submit application letter with other requirements in person at the Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters, Abuja, for further processing.

3. Nigerians in Diaspora are to apply at the nearest Nigeria Embassy/High Commission or Consulate.

4. After approval, proceed to pay online for a passport booklet.

5. Applicants are required to appear at the chosen Immigration Office for a photograph and biometric data capturing if the current passport is more than six (6) months old.

Others: Replacement of name(s)/ Addition of name(s)/ Deletion of name(s)/ Rearrangement of name(s)

1. Complete passport application online and pay non-refundable administrative charges.

2. Submit application letter with other requirements in person at the Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters, Abuja for further processing

3. Nigerians in the Diaspora are to apply at the nearest Nigeria Embassy/High Commission or Consulate.

4. After approval, proceed to pay online for a passport booklet. 5. Applicants are required to appear at the chosen Immigration Office for a photograph and biometric data capturing if the current passport is more than six (6) months old.

Source- Dailytrust

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