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What are the working days of the Nigerian Embassy?

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

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The Nigeria Embassy is in Washington, DC, with Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor serving as the Ambassador. The Embassy of Nigeria offers many services to the Nigeria Citizen as well as for other citizens in the United States, such as Nigeria passport renewal, emergency passport Issuing, attestation certificates, Nigeria visa requirements for Diplomatic and official passport holders, etc.

3519 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008
Tel: 202-800-7201 (Ext.113), 202-986-8400

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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 Washington, DC, 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 Washington, DC?

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

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 Nigeria 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 Nigeria passport based on the travel need of the applicant.

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

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

Address of Nigeria Consulate in Atlanta

Consulate General of Nigeria – Atlanta

8060 Roswell Rd,

Atlanta, GA 30350

Address of Nigeria Consulate in New York

Consulate General of Nigeria – New York

828 Second Avenue,

New York, NY 10017

Does a Consulate operate out of Washington, DC Consulate/Embassy?

There is no separate Consular address in Washington DC. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address.

Can a traveler submit travel documents to the Nigeria Embassy/Consulate in Washington, DC?

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

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Nigeria Embassy/Consulate in Washington, DC?

Yes, you must visit the Nigeria Embassy/Consulate in Washington, DC to collect the documents. For Nigeria electronic visa, you don’t require to visit.

What are the hours of operation of the Nigeria Embassy/Consulate in Washington, DC?

Nigeria Embassy working hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

What is Nigeria Passport Visa-Free Score?

For each visa-free country, the Nigeria passport accumulates points that are deciding the visit without even a visa or to acquire a visa upon arrival.

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