What are the working hours of the Nigerian embassy New York?

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Embassy working hours of Nigeria are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

To know more, please visit: http://www.nigeriahouse.com/Default.aspx

The Nigeria Consulate-General is in New York, with Benayagha Bernard Mese Okoyen serving as the Consul general. The Consulate of Nigeria offers many services to the Citizen of Nigeria as well as for other citizens in the United States, such as passport renewal of Nigeria, emergency passport Issuing, attestation certificates, visa requirements for Nigeria for Diplomatic and official passport holders, etc.

828 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212-808-0301
Email: cgnny@nigeriahouse.com

Nigeria flag between traveler's accessories on old vintage map. overhead shot

To know more, please visit: http://www.nigeriahouse.com/ContactUs.aspx

To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer its services seamlessly.

What are the primary activities performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Nigeria located in New York, USA?

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to Nigeria, and vice versa. It also plays a main role in the educational exchange program, science, and technical development, arts, and culture sponsored by the Nigerian government.

What are the other services offered by the Nigeria Consulate/ Embassy in New York?

Community Services: Consulate dealing with aiding the distressed the Nigerian woman, community welfare societies providing help to the Nigerian diaspora, registration of new organization with the Nigeria Consulate, transportation of mortal remains to Nigeria with due respect, sending and receiving legal documents/summons through Consulate

Commerce: Business news services, appointing Commercial representative, aiding the establishment of new businesses in the USA, maintaining regulation of both export and import in coordination with USA authorities,  promotion of Nigeria exporters and manufacturers in the USA, promoting Investing in Nigeria, publishing list of exhibition and trade fair in Nigeria

Education: Publishing Nigeria centric activities in university and schools, providing no objection certificate to students for study in Nigeria, registration of Nigerian student aboard, study in Nigeria promotion activities, doing a student exchange program, giving science and technology-related opportunities, academic research collaborations       

What type of passport services are provided by the Nigeria Embassy/Consulate?

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Nigerian nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, got expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler and issue an emergency passport of Nigeria based on the travel need of the applicant.

How many Nigeria Consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers?

The Nigeria Consulate in New York(address listed above) along with two Consulates/Embassy spread across the country to aid travelers to and from Nigeria.

Address of Nigeria Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Embassy of Nigeria – Washington 

3519 International Court, NW,

Washington, DC 20008

Address of Nigeria Consulate in Atlanta

Consulate-General of Nigeria – Atlanta

8060 Roswell Rd,

Atlanta, GA 30350

Does a Consulate operate out of New York Consulate/Embassy?

Yes. There is a Consulate in New York, which operates separately from the Embassy. The Consulate is located at 145 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10017.

Can a traveler submit travel documents to the Nigeria Embassy/Consulate in New York?

Yes. Applicant can visit visa application centre of Nigeria for submission of documents, they must be submitted by visiting the Nigeria Embassy/Consulate in New York, In the case of an e visa for Nigeria, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or authorised visa agent for Nigeria.

Here is some useful links for Nigeria Visa application

  1. Information about Nigerian visa Cost
  2. During my trip, does my baby need a visa to travel to Nigeria?
  3. Overview of Visa on Arrival Nigeria

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The Nigeria Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday. It is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and, public holidays or any special days specified by the Consulate from time to time.

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the Nigeria Consulate in New York observes can be found at the link below.


What cultural activities are supported by the Consulate in New York?

The Embassy works to promote Nigerian arts and culture. To know more regarding to cultural matters, please use http://www.nigeriahouse.com/photos.aspx#three

What does Visa-Free Score for Nigeria Passport mean? 

To visit visa-free countries, Nigeria passport accumulates points that decide the visit without a visa or to obtain a visa on arrival.

Need more information about Nigeria Visa-Free Score, visit: https://www.passportindex.org/passport/nigeria/

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