Passport Services

  1. Applicants wishing to obtain a Nigerian Passport at the Consulate or any other mission abroad must be a Citizen of Nigeria.
  2. Every applicant including infants must be physically present at the Consulate General of Nigeria, Atlanta located at No. 8060 Roswell Road, Atlanta GA 30350, for submission of application and Biometric/Biographical enrollment.
  3. Original copies of supporting documents for Fresh Application, Change of Name/Correction of Data are required for sighting.
  4. Passport application form must be completed and printed online via https://immigration.gov.ng
  5. Cash payments are prohibited.
  6. Due to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, the Consulate is open to Passport applicants from 9am on Mondays to Fridays (documents submission ends at 12:00pm). 
  7. Consulate is closed to Applicants on weekends and Public Holidays (Both Nigeria and USA holidays are observed). 
  8. All issued Passports will be mailed to applicants with a return self-addressed envelope submitted.
  9. Applicants are advised to plan ahead and submit their application from 6 months to expiration of their current Passport.
  10. All successful online payments for Passport Application are valid for one year from the date of payment.
  11. Consulate will not be responsible for any error made by applicants on the application form. It is the applicant’s responsibility to correct any error made on application before such can be accepted at the Consulate.
  12. The official website of the Consulate General of Nigeria, Atlanta is https://www.nigeriaconsulateatlanta.org 
  13. All visitors or applicants honouring their appointments should observe the following:
  • Have all required documents ready.
  • Wear a face mask always.
  • Maintain Social Distancing.
  • Phone use will not be allowed in the building. All phones should be switched off whilst in the building.
  • Must submit to security screening at the gate.
  • Firearms are strictly prohibited.
  • All Applicants that submit their documents by 12pm will be attended to before closing.

Step 1: Know Your Requirements
Click Passport Services. Read General Information and Required Documents.

Step 2: Select Passport Application Type
Click Apply for Passport and select the type of application you wish to make

Step 3: Fill Application form and make Payment for Passport Online
Complete online application form, make payment and book an appointment at the Nigeria Immigration Service portal (check the box below and click the button to proceed with applying). Select United States as Processing Country and Atlanta as Processing Embassy. Read more on how to make payment here.

Step 4: Book an Appointment for your Biometric Enrollment and be at The Consulate on your Appointment Day/Time.
Submit your application with required documents at the Consulate General of Nigeria, Atlanta, 8060 Roswell Road Atlanta, GA 30350 on your appointment day/time.  Upon successful submission, wait your turn for biographical/biometric enrollment.

Step 5: Await Delivery of Passport by Mail
Issued Passports will be mailed to applicants with submitted self-addressed envelope.

  • Minor (under 18 years):
  1. Completed online application form
  2. Passport Payment slip
  3. One (1) Passport Photograph
  4. Clean copy of Birth Certificate (Original required for sighting)
  5. Clean copy of parent’s passport data page
  6. Consent letter signed by parent and duly notarized by notary officer
  7. Self-addressed return envelope with appropriate stamp from Post Office
  • Adult (18years and above):
  1. Completed online application form
  2. Passport Payment slip
  3. Evidence of Nigerian citizenship (state or local government identification certificate or evidence of birth by parent with Nigerian citizenship by birth)
  4. One (1) Passport Photograph
  5. Clean copy of Birth Certificate (Original required for sighting)
  6. Clean copy of parents’ passport data page
  7. Self-addressed return envelope with appropriate stamp from Post Office
  1. Completed online application form
  2. Passport payment slip
  3. Copy of current (expired/expiring) passport data page
  4. Expired/expiring passport booklet (if not presented will be treated as Lost)
  5. Self-addressed return envelope with appropriate stamp from Post Office
  • Change of Name due to Marriage/Divorce:
  1. Completed online application form
  2. Passport Payment slip
  3. Copy of current (expired/expiring) Passport data page
  4. Expired/expiring Passport booklet 
  5. Clean copy of marriage certificate or divorce documents as applicable
  6. Copy of Husband’s means of Identity
  7. Self-addressed return envelope with appropriate stamp from Post Office
  • Change of Name/Correction of Error:
  1. Completed online application form
  2. Passport Payment slip
  3. Copy of current (expired/expiring) Passport data page
  4. Expired/expiring Passport booklet 
  5. Copies of documentary evidence to support the request
  6. Copy of payment slip of Non-refundable Administrative fee of N30,000 payable in Naira only. (read guidelines on how to make the payment for correction of data here)
  7. Self-addressed return envelope with appropriate stamp from Post Office
  1. Completed online application form (printed copy)
  2. Passport payment slip
  3. Clean copy of Police Report 
  4. Clean copy of lost/stolen passport data page (Lost/Stolen Passport number is a must, if data page is not available)
  5. Self-addressed return envelope with appropriate stamp from Post Office
  1. Completed online application form (printed copy)
  2. Passport payment slip
  3. Copy of damaged passport data page
  4. Damaged passport booklet (if not presented will be treated as Lost)
  5. Fire incident report if damaged by fire
  6. Written application letter explaining reason for damage of the booklet.
  7. Self-addressed return envelope with appropriate stamp from Post Office

At the moment, issuance of passport after biometric takes 6 to 12 weeks. Applicants are advised to plan ahead and submit their applications from 6 months to expiration of their current Passport.  

Note: Incomplete document, pending enrollment elsewhere or discrepancy in existing data on Passport may cause delay in issuance of Passport.

  • Since Monday, April 18th, 2022, Walk-Ins for Biometric Enrollment services are no longer available.
    Applicants are encouraged to avail themselves of the online Appointment facility on the website of the Nigeriam Immigration Service (NIS) during the process of completing, submitting and paying for Passport Applications.
  • Applicants are advised to book an appointment after the successful payment for their Passports online and then come to the Consulate on their scheduled appointment date.
  • Applicants must come to the Consulate with evidence of their scheduled appointment, on the appointment date.
  • To book an appointment, please visit https://appointments.immigration.gov.ng

Name of applicants with appointment will be verified at the Consulate. Applicants without appointment or those whose names cannot be verified at the Consulate will be turned back. 

Fees

Passport Fees
32-Page Booklet  64-Page Booklet
Minor (0-17 years) $77.00 $137.00
Adult (18-59 years) $106.00 $137.00
Senior Citizens (60 years and above) $77.00 $137.00
Consulate Admin Fees
Processing Fee Walk-in Without Appointment fee Total
Applicant with Appointment $30.00 n/a $30.00
*Lost/Stolen *$370 *$370 With Appointment: $400.00 Without Appointment: $500.00
* Applicable to applicants with Lost/Stolen Passport applications only.
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