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The Consular Section is in charge of issuing visas to intending visitors to Nigeria. Visa types include tourism, business, and employment. The requirements for the various categories of visas are available on this site. Visa application forms can be downloaded on the site. Application for and collection of visas can be made on all days of the week, Mondays to Fridays between 10am and 1 pm.

  1. The Consular Section also issue Passports and other administrative documents to eligible Nigerian nationals in host country. Details of the requirements for obtaining these documents are available on the site. Nigerians are received at the Embassy for consular services all days of the week, Mondays to Fridays between 10 am and 2 p.m.

  2. The Consular Officer, in the course of his duties, regularly undertakes visits to hospitals, prisons, airports, immigration offices, seaports and other relevant places in protecting the interest of Nigerian nationals.

  3. All Nigerian nationals, visiting or resident in host country or countries of concurrent accreditation, (Peru, Chile and Uruguay) are advised to register at the Embassy or ONLINE on arrival.
REQUIREMENTS FOR:
» PASSPORT REISSUE (Replacing a full/Expired Booklet)
» Biodata Attestation
» Police Character Certificate
» Notarisation of marriage
» Legalization of documents
 
  »  REQUIREMENTS FOR PASSPORT REISSUE (NEW PASSPORT BOOKLET)
  • The Passport booklet to be replaced must either be 10 ( ten years) old or must have run out of empty visa pages.

  • The holder of the passport must have Residence Permit (DNI) in Argentina or any of the countries of concurrent accreditation, (Peru, Uruguay and Chile) and must bring the original plus photocopy of this document.

  • The applicant will fill the appropriate form, which will be given to him/her at the Consular Office.

  • Two Passport size photos of applicants

  • A fee of US$150= (One hundred and fifty Dollars) in cash.
  »  ISSUANCE OF FIRST PASSPORT BOOKLET (CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS)
  • Parent’s (Father or Mother)/Legal Guardians original passport, plus photocopy of the information page.

  • The applicant will fill the appropriate form, which will be given to him/her at the Consular officer.

  • Original and photocopy of Parent/Legal Guardian’s Resident Permit (DNI) in Argentina or in (Peru, Chile and Uruguay)

  • Original and photocopy of child’s birth certificate.

  • Two passport size photos of applicant.

  • A fee of US$150= (One hundred and fifty Dollars) in cash.
  »   REQUIREMENTS FOR PASSPORT RENEWAL (EXTENDING BOOKLET LEAF)
  • A Passport Renewal Form, which can be downloaded here or obtained from the Embassy, must be completed.

  • Original and photocopy of Residence Permit (DNI) in Argentina, (Peru, Chile and Uruguay)/valid visa or travel documents for non-resident Nigerians.

  • Passport must be at least 5 (five) years old.

  • A fee of US$30= (Thirty dollars) in Cash.
  »   REQUIREMENTS FOR REPLACEMENT OF LOST NIGERIAN PASSPORTS
  • Letter, through the Embassy to the Comptroller General of Immigration, Abuja Nigeria, stating the circumstances of the loss of the passport.
  • Completion of two copies of form C1, particularly Section 13.

  • Production of the information page of guarantor’s valid Nigerian Passport and two copies of guarantor’s valid Nigerian passport and two copies of guarantor’s form (p.21) duly sworn before the Commissioner of Oaths at the Nigerian Embassy.

  • Production of a police report clearly stating the loss of the Nigerian Passport.

  • Production of a Sworn Declaration of the loss of Passport before the Commissioner for Oaths of the Nigerian Embassy.

  • Production of Birth Certificate or sworn Declaration of Age in a Nigerian Court or before the Commissioner for Oaths of a Nigerian Embassy.

  • Production of two recent studio-taken passport photographs (which must be endorsed on the reverse side by the Recommender who must be a Nigeria.

  • Original and photocopy of Residence Card (DNI) in Argentina ( or Peru, Chile and Uruguay) as applicable.

  • US$500= (Five hundred dollars) refundable deposit. The deposit is only refundable when the passport reported missing is found and produced. Evidence of payment (photocopy of receipts) is required.
  »   REQUIREMENTS FOR INSERTION OF CHILDREN IN PASSPORT
  • Parent’s (Father or Mother) /Legal Guardian’s original passport booklet, plus photocopy of the data page.

  • The applicant will fill the appropriate form, which can be obtained from the Embassy.

  • Original and photocopy of child´s birth certificate.

  • Two passport size photos of applicant.

  • A fee of US$30= (Thirty dollars) in cash per child inserted.
  »   REQUIREMENTS FOR EMERGENCY TRAVEL CERTIFICATES (ETC.)
  • Production of a Police Report clearly stating the loss of the Nigerian Passport

  • Application in writing

  • Production of a Sworn declaration of the loss of a passport before the Commissioner of Oaths of the Nigerian Embassy attracts a fee of US$50= (Fifty dollars).

  • Two passports size photos of applicant.

  • Evidence of Nigerian Nationality.

  • Valid Flight ticket.

  • Guarantor’s original passport and photocopy of the data page .

  • A US$60= (sixty dollars) in case payment for the ETC.
  »   REQUIREMENTS FOR LEGALISATION
  • Residence Permit (DNI) in Argentina or (Peru, Chile and Uruguay) as applicable.

  • Applicant’s valid Nigerian Passport.

  • A Fee of US$50= (Fifty dollars) in cash.

  • Documents for Legalisation must be translated by a certified translator, and endorsed by him.
  »   REQUIREMENTS FOR BIODATA ATTESTATION
  • Residence Permit in Argentina (DNI) or (Peru, Chile and Uruguay) as applicable. Applicant must bring the original plus photocopy.

  • Applicant’s valid Nigeria Passport.

  • A fee of US$50= (fifty dollars) in cash.
  »   REQUIREMENT FOR NOTARISATION OF MARRIAGE
  • Residence Permit (DNI) in Argentina or (Peru, Chile, and Uruguay) as applicable. Applicant must bring the original plus photocopy.

  • Applicant’s valid Nigerian Passport.

  • A fee of US$50 (fifty dollars) in cash.
  »   REQURIEMENTS FOR POLICE CHARACTER CERTIFICATE
  • Residence Permit (DNI) in Argentina or (Peru, Chile and Uruguay) as applicable. Applicant must bring the original plus photocopy.

  • Applicant´s valid Nigerian Passport.

  • A fee of US$50= (fifty dollars) in cash.

  • Applicant must be physically present for this procedure.