E-PASSPORT

  PASSPORT SERVICE OPENING HOURS:
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS (10:00-14:00)

 

NOTICE

Online appointments are currently unavailable at the moment and all appointments previously suspended due to covid-19 lockdown  have been reschedule . Notices of these reschedule have been sent to the email addresses supplied by each applicant.

You will be contacted by phone and e-mail . Please do not come to the embassy until you receive a new appointment date.

 

APPLICATION GUIDELINE FOR STANDARD E- PASSPORT

Follow the instructions on the Nigerian Immigration Service Website to fill your  standard E-passport form and effect payment online. There are two type of standard E-passport Booklet (32-page and 64-page ) once payment has been made, save and print out your Application form, Payment slip and Acknowledgement slip including your Application ID and Reference Number, before proceeding to book an appointment.

 You will then need to book  an Online appointment with the Nigerian Embassy In Paris. 

Requirement to obtaining a standard e-passport

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

  • Fresh(First) application
  • Reissuance of passport

  ELIGIBILITY FOR FRESH PASSPORT

Nigerian citizens by Birth, Registration/ Naturalization

REQUIREMENTS FOR FRESH PASSPORT (CITIZENSHIP BY BIRTH)

(A)   ADULT(18 YEARS AND ABOVE)

(i)    Letter of identification from Local Government/State of Origin

(ii)   Completed passport application form and 2 passport sized photographs.

(iii)  Completed Guarantors’ form duly signed with photocopy of data page of Guarantor’s Nigeria e-passport and one passport sized photograph of the guarantor.

(iv)   Marriage certificate, where applicable.

(v)    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

(vi)   Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment.

(B)   MINOR (UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE)

(i)    Completed passport application form attached with 1 passport sized photograph of minor to be endorsed on the reverse side by the consenting parent(s)

(ii)   Evidence of Nigeria citizenship of parent(s)

(iii)  Birth Certificate (Certificate must be issued by the National Population Commission for minors born within Nigeria).

(iv)   letter of consent from both parents (Court Order to support a parent’s unavailability).

(v)    Acknowledge slip and evidence of payment.

(vi)   In case of Adopted Children, Court Order and Letter of approval from appropriate State Ministry are required in addition to the above stated requirements

RE-ISSUANCE OF PASSPORT

(A)    REQUIREMENTS FOR RENEWAL OF PASSPORT

(i)    Expired Validity

  • Application letter
  • Passport booklet
  • Photocopy of data page of passport
  • Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment

(ii)   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
  • Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment

(iii)  Exhausted visa pages

  • Application letter
  • Passport booklet
  • Photocopy of data page of passport
  • Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment

(iv)  Damaged Passport Booklets

  • Application letter
  • Passport booklet
  • Photocopy of data page of passport
  • Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment.

(b) Re-issue

  • Application form
  • Payment confirmation/ Acknowledgement form
  • Two recent passport photographs
  • Completed Guarantor form
  • One passport photograph of guarantor
  • Original passport
  • Photocopy of Data Page of passport

(B)   Lost Passport

(i)    Application letter stating circumstances/place of loss

(ii)   Extract of police Report of lost passport.

(iii)  In case of loss due to fire outbreak, fire service report is mandatory.

(iv)   Photocopy of data page of passport.

(v)    Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment.

NOTE: Where a passport was declared lost and reissued, if recovered, the holder shall immediately notify the Nigeria Immigration Service (Section in Embassy) of recovery and submit passport for cancellation.

  • It is an offence to hold two(2) valid passports of the same type at the same time.

(C)   Change of Name Due to change in Marital Status

(1)   Requirements(Married)

  • Application letter
  • Copy of marriage certificate or declaration of marriage
  • Sworn affidavit from a magistrate or high court of change of Name deposed to by applicant
  • Copy of Newspaper Publication of Change of Name(21 days after publication)
  • Statutory evidence of Change of Name (if resident outside Nigeria)
  • Passport booklet and copy of data page of passport
  • Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment.

(2)   Requirements (Divorced)

  • Application letter.
  • Decree Nisi and Decree Absolute or Declaration of Divorce.
  • Evidence of Maiden Name.
  • In case of re-marriage, Certificate of marriage with current spouse.
  • Sworn Affidavit from a magistrate or high court of change of Name deposed to by applicant.
  • Copy of newspaper publication of change of Name (21 days after publication).
  • Statutory evidence of change of Name (if resident outside Nigeria).
  • Passport booklet and copy of data page of passport
  • Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment.

(3)   Requirements(widowed)

  • Application letter.
  • Certificate of death of spouse from National Population Commission (NPC).
  • Evidence of Maiden Name.
  • In case of re-marriage, Certificate of marriage with current spouse.
  • Sworn affidavit from a magistrate or high court of change of Name deposed to by applicant.
  • Copy of newspaper publication of change of Name (21 days after publication).
  • Statutory evidence of change of Name (if resident outside Nigeria).
  • Passport booklet and copy of data page of passport.
  • Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment

(B)   Lost Passport

(i)    Application letter stating circumstances/place of loss

(ii)   Extract of police Report of lost passport.

(iii)  In case of loss due to fire outbreak, fire service report is mandatory.

(iv)   Photocopy of data page of passport.

(v)    Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment.

NOTE: Where a passport was declared lost and reissued, if recovered, the holder shall immediately notify the Nigeria Immigration Service (Section in Embassy) of recovery and submit passport for cancellation.

  • It is an offence to hold two(2) valid passports of the same type at the same time.

(C)   Change of Name Due to change in Marital Status

(1)   Requirements(Married)

  • Application letter
  • Copy of marriage certificate or declaration of marriage
  • Sworn affidavit from a magistrate or high court of change of Name deposed to by applicant
  • Copy of Newspaper Publication of Change of Name(21 days after publication)
  • Statutory evidence of Change of Name (if resident outside Nigeria)
  • Passport booklet and copy of data page of passport
  • Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment.

(2)   Requirements (Divorced)

  • Application letter.
  • Decree Nisi and Decree Absolute or Declaration of Divorce.
  • Evidence of Maiden Name.
  • In case of re-marriage, Certificate of marriage with current spouse.
  • Sworn Affidavit from a magistrate or high court of change of Name deposed to by applicant.
  • Copy of newspaper publication of change of Name (21 days after publication).
  • Statutory evidence of change of Name (if resident outside Nigeria).
  • Passport booklet and copy of data page of passport
  • Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment.

(3)   Requirements(widowed)

  • Application letter.
  • Certificate of death of spouse from National Population Commission (NPC).
  • Evidence of Maiden Name.
  • In case of re-marriage, Certificate of marriage with current spouse.
  • Sworn affidavit from a magistrate or high court of change of Name deposed to by applicant.
  • Copy of newspaper publication of change of Name (21 days after publication).
  • Statutory evidence of change of Name (if resident outside Nigeria).
  • Passport booklet and copy of data page of passport.
  • Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment.

(D)   CHANGE OF DATA/ CORRECTION OF ERROR

  • Application letter stating reasons for change/correction of errors
  • Evidence of payment of non-refundable administrative charge.
  • Previous documentary evidences to support request
  • Sworn affidavit from a magistrate or high court of correction of error, deposed to by applicant
  • Copy of newspaper publication for change of name
  • Passport Booklet and Copy of Data Page
  • Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment of passport fees.

NB: All passport applicants must present evidence/proof of residence in France, before he/she would be allowed into the embassy.

(D)   CHANGE OF DATA/ CORRECTION OF ERROR

  • Application letter stating reasons for change/correction of errors
  • Evidence of payment of non-refundable administrative charge.
  • Previous documentary evidences to support request
  • Sworn affidavit from a magistrate or high court of correction of error, deposed to by applicant
  • Copy of newspaper publication for change of name
  • Passport Booklet and Copy of Data Page
  • Acknowledgement slip and evidence of payment of passport fees.

NB: All passport applicants must present evidence/proof of residence in France, before he/she would be allowed into the embassy.

To start your standard E-Passport application, click on the link below 

Apply for E-Passport

You are also advised to return to the return to the Nigeria Immigration Service siteclick onPassport Application Payment Status” and enter your Application ID and Reference No. to check your payment status.

In cases where an applicant was not able to print their application forms before payment, you are advised to go to Innovate Service Website and login in with your Yahoo or Gmail account to print out your complete application form.

Applicants wishing to make an online appointment should please note that the Book Appointment button will only be available to them after they have uploaded their documents.

Contact Emails for Passport Services

Passportoffice@nigeriafrance.org
nis.paris@immigration.gov.ng

 

PASSPORT CHARGES

SN SERVICE PRICE (ALL PAYMENTS ARE MADE ONLINE)
1 Issuance of new E-Passport Adults €106.00 Children €77.00
2 Lost Passport €288.00

PASSPORTS

1. Issuance of First Passport

REQIREMENTS FOR RE-ISSUANCE (Full passport pages / expired passports)
1 Duly Completed Online registration form from the Immigration website: (www.immgration.gov.ng)
2 Evidence of Online payment of Passport (Payment reciept)
3 Birth Certificate or Attestation of Birth from National Population Commission duly signed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja (For applicants born in Nigeria)
4 Two (2) recent passport-sized photographs
5 Police Report (where necessary)
6 Duly completed Guarantor’s Form
7 1 Passport sized photograph of the Guarantor
8 A photocopy of the Guarantor’s E-Passport data page
9 Certificate of Origin (from Applicant’s Local Govt)
10 Evidence of Residency in France
11 Handwritten letter stating circumstance of being in France without Nigerian passport and proof of address in France
12 Letter of consent from Parents (For under-aged children - up to 17 Years of age)
13 Photocopy of parent's (Father or Mother) E-Passport data page

Please note that approval of processing for first time E- passport is considered on a case by case basis. Applicants will be informed when their application has been processed.

2. Passport Re-issuance

REQIREMENTS FOR RE-ISSUANCE (Full passport pages / expired passports)
1 Presentation of old passport
2 Residence Permit in France
3 Duly Completed Online registration form from the Immigration website:  (www.immgration.gov.ng)
4 Evidence of Online payment of Passport fee (Payment reciept)
5 Duly completed Guarantor's form
6 Guarantor's e-passport data page & one passport-sized photograph
7 Two (2) passport-sized photographs of the Applicant

3. Lost Passport

REQUIREMENTS FOR LOST PASSPORT RE-ISSUANCE
1 Police Report (This should be duly translated to English language and a copy of both the French and English version MUST be submitted)
2 Data page of lost passport
3 Birth Certificate or Attestation of Birth from National Population Commission duly legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja (For applicants born in Nigeria)from National Population Commission duly legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja (For applicants born in Nigeria)
4 Residence Permit in France
5 Payment of the sum of €188.00 for lost passport
6 Duly Completed Online registration form from the Immigration website:  (www.immgration.gov.ng)
7 Evidence of payment of Passport fee online (Payment receipt)
8 Completed Guarantor's form
9 Guarantor's passport data page & one passport-sized photograph
10 Two (2) Passport-sized photographs of Applicant
11 Handwritten Letter addressed to the Comptroller- General of Nigeria Immigration Service (CGI), Abuja, indicating circumstances of lost passport

*** APPLICANTS ARE KINDLY ADVISED TO NOTE THAT THE DATA PAGE OF THEIR LOST PASSPORT, HANDWRITTEN LETTER TO THE CGI AND POLICE REPORT MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE EMBASSY, WHO WILL THEN FORWARD THEM TO THE NIGERIAN IMMIGRATION SERVICE (NIS) HEADQUARTERS IN ABUJA FOR APPROVAL BEFORE YOUR PASSPORT CAN BE RE-ISSUED.

WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE NIS, THEIR PASSPORTS CANNOT BE RE- ISSUED.