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Passport

The standard passport can be obtained with any of the following reasons:

    Fresh (First) ApplicationRe-Issuance of Passport

    Fresh Passport Application

    Citizenship By Birth (18 Years & Above).
    • Letter of identification from Local Government/State of origin or residence or National Identity Card OR Letter of introduction for employees of government as a Nigerian citizen stating Service Number, Length of Service and Designation/Rank. The letter must be accompanied by a valid staff identity card
    • Completed passport application form and 2 passport-sized photographs (passport photographs endorsed at the back by the Guarantor);
    • Completed Guarantors’ form duly signed by a Commissioner for Oaths attached with Photocopy of Data page of Guarantor’s Nigerian e-Passport and one passport-sized photograph of the Guarantor;
    • Marriage certificate, where applicable;
    • Birth Certificate (certificate issued by the National Population Commission shall be required from applicants whose date of birth is with effect from Dec 1992) or Age Declaration attached with one passport-sized photograph and duly endorsed by a Commissioner for Oaths
    • Acknowledgment slip and evidence of payment
    Citizenship By Birth (Under 18 Years of Age)
    • Completed passport application form attached with 1 passport-sized photograph of minor to be endorsed on the reverse side by the consenting parent/s;
    • Evidence of Nigerian citizenship of parent/s;
    • Birth certificate (certificate must be issued by the National Population Commission for minors born within Nigeria);
    • Letter of consent from either parent;
    • Acknowledgment slip and evidence of payment;
    • Court Order and Letter of approval from State Ministry of Women and Child Development (This Requirement is strictly for adopted child)

    Re-Issuance of Passport

    Expired Validity
    • Application Letter;
    • Passport Booklet;
    • Photocopy of Data Page of Passport;
    • Acknowledgment Slip and Evidence of Payment
    Unexpired Validity
    • Application Letter;
    • Passport Booklet;
    • If Validity is more than Six (6) Months, Applicant should state reason(s);
    • Photocopy of Data Page of Passport;
    • Acknowledgment Slip and Evidence of Payment.
    Exhausted Visa Pages
    • Application Letter;
    • Passport Booklet;
    • Photocopies of Data Page;
    • Acknowledgment Slip and Evidence of Payment.
    Damaged Passport
    • Application Letter stating circumstances of Damage;
    • Damaged Passport Booklet;
    • Photocopies of Data Page;
    • Sworn Affidavit from a Magistrate or High Court of damaged passport deposed to by applicant;
    • Acknowledgment Slip and Evidence of Payment.
    Lost Passport
    • Application Letter stating circumstances/place of loss;
    • Extract of Police Report of Lost Passport;
    • In case of loss due to fire outbreak, Fire Service Report is mandatory;
    • Sworn Affidavit from a Magistrate or High Court of lost passport deposed to by applicant and applicant’s passport photo attached;
    • Acknowledgment Slip and evidence of payment.
    Change of Name Due to Change of Marital Status

    Married

    1. Application Letter;
    2. Copy of Marriage Certificate or Declaration of Marriage;
    3. Sworn Affidavit from a Magistrate or High Court of Change of Name deposed to by Applicant;
    4. Copy of Newspaper Publication of Change of Name (21 days after publication);
    5. Statutory evidence of change of name (if resident outside Nigeria in lieu of iii and iv);
    6. Passport Booklet and Copy of Data Page of Passport;
    7. Acknowledgement Slip & Evidence of Payment;

    Divorced

    1. Application Letter
    2. Decree Nisi and Decree Absolute or Declaration of Divorce
    3. Evidence of Maiden Name
    4. In case of Re-marriage, Certificate of Marriage with Current Spouse
    5. Sworn Affidavit from a Magistrate or High Court of Change of Name deposed to by Applicant;
    6. Copy of Newspaper Publication of Change of Name (21 days after publication)
    7. Statutory evidence of change of name (if resident outside Nigeria in lieu of v and vi)
    8. Passport Booklet and Copy of Data Page of passport.
    9. Acknowledgement Slip & Evidence of Payment

    Widowed

    1. Application Letter;
    2. Certificate of Death of spouse from National Population Commission (NPC);
    3. Evidence of Maiden Name;
    4. In case of Re-marriage, Certificate of Marriage with Current Spouse;
    5. Sworn Affidavit from a Magistrate or High Court of Change of Name deposed to by Applicant;
    6. Copy of Newspaper Publication of Change of Name (21 days after publication);
    7. Statutory evidence of change of name (if resident outside Nigeria in lieu of v and vi);
    8. Passport Booklet and Copy of Data Page of passport;
    9. Acknowledgement Slip & Evidence of Payment.
      Due To Correction Of Error(s)
      1. Application Letter stating reason(s) for change;
      2. If more than one [1] alphabet, attach evidence of payment of non-refundable Administrative Charge of N33,000.00 only;
      3. Previous documentary evidence to support request;
      4. Sworn Affidavit from a Magistrate or High Court of correction of error, deposed to by Applicant;
      5. Passport Booklet and Copy of Data Page;
      6. Acknowledgement Slip & Evidence of Payment of passport fees if application is approved;
        Others
        • Replacement of names
        • Addition of names
        • Deletion of names
        • Rearrangement of names
        1. Application Letter stating reasons for the request and attached with evidence of payment of non-refundable Administrative Charge of N33,000.00 only
        2. Previous documentary evidence to support request
        3. Sworn Affidavit from a Magistrate or High Court of Change of Name deposed to by Applicant with passport-sized photograph attached
        4. Copy of Newspaper Publication of Change of name 21 days after the publication
        5. Passport Booklet and Copy of Data Page of passport
        6. Acknowledgement Slip & Evidence of Payment of passport fees if application is approved

          Fees for Passport and Others

          Note: An administrative charge of R120 is required before capturing.

          No cash allowed ONLY card

          Administrative charges are non-refundable and payment of passport fees for such cases are subject to approval of application.