The Nigeria Immigration Service will commence the issuance of the much awaited New International Passport on the April 29, 2019. With the new passport, you can get up to 10 years validity as against the outgoing one that has a maximum validity of 5 years.
The new passport which will now be applied for and paid for online, has also added a new mandatory requirement that must be provided by all applicants.
The new requirement is the National Identification Number (NIN) and it will be provided in addition to the existing requirements like passport photographs, birth certificates, marriage certificates/newspaper publication, Local Government letter of identification, letter of consent for minors under 16 years, police report incase of lost passport amongst others.
- 32 page 5-year validity (Adults and Minors)
- 64 page 5-year validity (Adults and Minors)
- 64 page 10-year validity (Adults (18+) only)
- 32 Page 5-year Official Passport
Those that are less than 18 years old cannot get a 10-year validity passport according to ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) specifications due to expected change in their physical appearance.
|S/N||CATEGORIES OF PASSPORT||APPROVED PASSPORT FEE|
|NAIRA (N) (local)||DOLLAR ($) (foreign)|
|1.||32 Page 5-year Standard Passport||25,000.00||130.00|
|2.||64 Page 5-year Standard Passport||35,000.00||150.00|
|3.||64 Page 10-year Standard Passport for adults only (18 years and above)||70,000.00||230.00|
|4.||32 Page 5-year Official Passport||15,000.00||N/A|
How to Apply
Note: Applicants are required to appear at the passport office chosen during online application for photograph and Biometric data capturing if current passport is more than six month old. Data on the old passport will also be the same as what will appear on the New Passport.
For enquiries and complaints, contact Passport and other Travel Documents Directorate – [email protected]