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    Nigerian Passport Online Application Form Portal: Apply for the new enhanced Nigerian Passport via the official application portal online: portal immigration gov ng – Nigerian Epassport Requirements, passport categories, fees

    Nigerian Passport – enhanced

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has authorized significant changes, one of which is the Enhanced EPassport. It is the result of a thorough examination of the older, 5-year-valid ePassport booklet that has been in use for more than 10 years.

    Features and benefits of Nigerian Passport / New Epassport

    These include:

    1. Introduction of a new security enhanced passport;
    2. Polycarbonate technology that enhances the quality of the passport;
    3. Ten year validity booklet that saves frequent visit to passport offices;
    4. Automation of issuance process to bring about transparency and address touting / middlemen;
    5. Strictly online payment based;
    6. Introduction of Electronic Document Management System that will ensure:
      • Tracking of application,
      • Effective communication with applicants on status of the application, and collection,
      • Eliminate human interference,
      • Enhances document storage system,
      • Enhances prompt decision making,
      • Ease process flow,
    7. Provision of conducive processing environment for applicants;
    8. Provision of effective and compliant address mechanism.

    Categories of the Enhanced Nigerian Passport

    The new Nigerian Passport is available in these categories

    1. 32 page 5-year validity (Adults and Minors)
    2. 64 page 5-year validity (Adults and Minors)
    3. 64 page 10-year validity (Adults (18+) only)

    Adults have the choice of selecting from any of the three groups mentioned above. The only options available to young children under the age of 18 are categories I and II. According to ICAO requirements and because of the anticipated change in their physical appearance, 10-year validity passports are not issued to those under the age of 18.

    NIGERIAN PASSPORT CATEGORIES

    • 32 Page 5-year Standard Passport
    • 64 Page 5-year Standard Passport
    • 64 Page 10-year Standard Passport for adults only (18 years and above)
    • 32 Page 5-year Official Passport

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    Official Fees of the Nigerian Passport

    NIGERIAN EPASSPORT APPROVED FEE (NAIRA)

    • 32 Page 5-year Standard Passport – N25,000.00
    • 64 Page 5-year Standard Passport – N35,000.00
    • 64 Page 10-year Standard Passport for adults only (18 years and above) – N70,000.00
    • 32 Page 5-year Official Passport – N15,000.00

    NIGERIAN PASSPORT APPROVED FEE (DOLLAR – Foreign)

    • 32 Page 5-year Standard Passport – $130.00
    • 64 Page 5-year Standard Passport – $150.00
    • 64 Page 10-year Standard Passport for adults only (18 years and above) – $230.00
    • 32 Page 5-year Official Passport – N/A

    Requirements for Nigerian Passport Online Application Form Portal

    Requirements for the Enhanced EPassport is the same with old passports with regards to application types, in addition National Identification Number (NIN) is required and mandatory for issuance of the New Nigerian Passport.

    Note: Data on the old passport will be the same on the Enhanced EPassport.

    How to Apply for Nigerian Passport Online

    Below are the steps to follow in applying for the new Nigerian ePassport:

    Step 1:

    • Provide the requirements

    Step 2:

    • Apply online at https://portal.immigration.gov.ng by clicking on the type of passport application you want e.g. Fresh, Renewal, Lost, Damage, or Correction of data.

    Step 3:

    • complete the online application form, select passport office in the state you wish to obtain the passport, proceed to make payment online and obtain reference and application ID numbers.

    Steps 4:

    • Proceed to the Passport Office selected during the online application with relevant requirements including evidence of payment made.

    Nigerians in Diaspora Passport Application

    • Nigerians in the Diaspora are to submit application at the nearest Nigeria Embassy/High Commission or Consulate selected during online application.

    Note: Applicants are required to appear at the Nigerian passport office chosen during online application for photograph and Biometric data capturing if current Nigerian passport is more than six month old.

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