Nigerian Passport: Know How To Apply For One

The mode of application varies depending on your reason for application.
We have put together the process of applying for your passport with regards to all factors.

New Passport Application (New)
Please NOTE:
Applicants are required to appear at chosen Immigration Office for photograph and biometric data capturing

  • Complete your passport application online and be sure to get your Application ID and Reference Number.
  • Print out your guarantor’s form (you will need your Application ID and Refernce Number for this). Your guarantor and a commissioner of oath from a competent court must sign your form.
  • Submit your completed application form with other requirements in person to the passport office you selected during online payment for further processing.

This process below is the application process for: Renewal Applications (Expired/Unexpired), Exhausted Visa Pages, Damage and Lost Passports.

  • Complete your passport application online and be sure to get your Application ID and Reference Number.
  • Submit your completed application form with other requirements in person to the passport office you selected during online payment for further processing. Nigerians outside the country should submit to the nearest Nigerian Embassy/High Commission or Consul.

Please NOTE:
Applicants are required to appear at chosen Immigration Office for photograph and biometric data capturing if current passport is more than six (6) months old

Correction of Errors

  • Complete the passport application online and pay non-refundable administrative charges.
  • Submit complete application letter with other requirements in person to the Nigerian Immigration Service headquarters in Abuja for further processing.
  • After approval, pay online for passport booklet.

Please NOTE:
Applicants are required to appear at chosen Immigration Office for photograph and biometric data capturing if current passport is more than six (6) months old

Other Errors Demanding Application
Replacement/Addition/Deletion and Rearrangment of Names.

  • Complete the passport application online and pay non-refundable administrative charges.
  • Submit complete application letter with other requirements in person to the Nigerian Immigration Service headquarters in Abuja for further processing.
  • After approval, pay online for passport booklet.

Please NOTE:
Applicants are required to appear at chosen Immigration Office for photograph and biometric data capturing if current passport is more than six (6) months old

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