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General Procedure For Passport Application

Applicant visits the NIS (Nigeria Immigration Service) website:

  • Click e-Passport Application form;
  • Select Standard e-Passport as the Passport type and click on Start Application button;
  • Fill the Standard e-Passport Application form in all its parts (Note: if you have already applied, only check your application status and avoid filling a duplicate);
  • After filling the form: Click the submit button (if the form is returned: check through the form to locate the field(s) marked with red for correction, update and re-submit); immediately after submitting your application, print the form and keep safe the following numbers generated by the system to be used in checking the status of the application: Application Id, Reference No  Then click close ;
  • Click the Proceed to online Payments button: select your Payment currency and click on continue;
  • Click on Start Payments button;
  • Complete your Credit Card details for Payment online and continue;
  • Go back to NIS website and check your payment confirmation with the generated Application Id. and Reference No.; when Payment is confirmed, print the Payment confirmed page from the NIS website;
  • Attach all printed copies and necessary supporting documents for presentation to the Embassy;
  • Come to the Embassy for scanning on your interview date as stated on your generated online payment receipt.