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How to Renew Nigerian Passport before it Expires | Ultimate Guide

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How to Renew Nigerian Passport before it Expires.

Renew Nigerian Passport: For you to get visa to any country of the world or even in visa-free countries for Nigerians, it is required that you have a Nigerian international passport. Also the requirement is that you have at least 6 months validity left on your Nigerian passport as at the time you intend to travel.

How to Renew Nigerian Passport before it Expires

More and more persons are beginning to opt for the e-passport as against the hard copies when applying or renewing their visas of recent since Nigeria has the e-passport option.

Types of Nigerian Passport.

There are two (2) types of Nigerian passport and they are

1. Offline Nigerian Passport.

Though the offline method of obtaining or renewing a Nigerian passport is more expensive than the online method but it is relatively easier to undergo with the help of an agent.

All you need do is fill in the right details on the printed forms/ documents with the guidance of more experienced persons helping you avoid mistakes then submitting and paying for the forms at the Nigerian Immigration Service Office and when it has been properly processed and completed, it can be delivered to any place of your convenience via courier service at a fee.

REQUIREMENTS FOR OFFLINE RENEWAL OR REISSUE OF NIGERIAN PASSPORT (Nigerian E-passport).

To renew your passport, you would have to go your local Nigerian Immigration Service office but with the following documents:

  • Application Letter;
  • Passport Booklet;
  • Photocopy of Data Page of Passport;
  • Acknowledgement Slip and Evidence of Payment.
  • Biometric and image acquisition by the applicant.
  • 2 passport-sized photographs with white background.

2. Online Nigerian Passport (Nigerian E-passport)

REQUIREMENTS FOR ON-LINE RENEWAL OR REISSUE OF NIGERIAN PASSPORT (Nigerian E-passport).

To renew your e-passport you are required to provide the following documents:

  • Passport Application form to be completed online
  • Payment Slip
  • Acknowledgement Slip
  • Expired or about to expire Nigerian Passport
  • Photocopy of Applicant’s data page of Nigerian Passport
  • Two current passport-size photographs preferably with white background
  • For applicants between the ages of 0-17, please pay close attention to the next section, as there are additional requirements for minors.

Applicant to appear in person for biometric and image acquisition.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ONLINE RENEWAL OR REISSUE OF NIGERIA PASSPORT (NIGERIAN E-PASSPORT) FOR PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 18.

Applicants under the age of 18 (eighteen) are required to provide the following documents:

  • Completed online application
  • Copy of child’s birth certificate
  • Letter of Consent jointly signed by child’s both parents
  • Photocopies of both parents’ passports data page. One of the passport data pages must be a Nigerian Passport.
  • Payment Slip
  • Acknowledgment Slip
  • Child’s current two passport-size photographs preferably with white background, and

Applicant to appear in person for biometric and image acquisition.

It takes 72 hours after enrolment of Biometric Data for your Nigerian passport to be renewed.

Expired Validity.

CATEGORIES32 PAGE BOOKLETS64 PAGE BOOKLETS
AGE (0 to 17 years)AGE (18 to 59 years)AGE (60 years and above)
Passport Booklet Fee₦8,750₦15,000₦8,750₦20,000
Address Verification Fee₦2,000₦2,000₦2,000₦2,000
TOTAL₦10,750₦17,000₦10,750₦22,000

Unexpired Validity

CATEGORIES32 PAGE BOOKLETS64 PAGE BOOKLETS
AGE (0 to 17 years)AGE (18 to 59 years)GE (60 years and above)
Passport Booklet Fee₦8,750₦15,000₦8,750₦20,000
Address Verification Fee₦2,000₦2,000₦2,000₦2,000
TOTAL₦10,750₦17,000₦10,750₦22,000

To apply for renewal of your passport, visit www.portal.immigration.gov.ng , the official Nigerian Immigration Service online portal.

Nigerian Passport Offices in Nigeria by State.

 State Address

S/NoState Office
1Abia Passport Office72, School Road, Umuahia
2Abuja SHQNigeria Immigration Service Headqurters, Sauka Abuja
3Abuja FCT Passport OfficeOld Secretariat Road, Gwagwalada
4Adamawa Passport OfficeFederal Secretariat Complex Yola
5Akwa Ibom Passport OfficeFed. Secretariat, Abak Road , Uyo
6Anambra Passport OfficeCommand Hqters,Awka
7Bauchi Passport OfficeFed. Secretariat ,Bauchi
8Bayelsa Passport OfficeRoad Safety Road, Yenogoa
9Benue Passport Office6, Kashim Ibrahim Rd GRA Makurdi
10Borno Passport OfficeOff Bama Road, Maiduguri
11Cross River Passport Office2, Otuansa Street,opposite Airport
12Delta State Passport OfficeCommand Hqters, Ogwashiku Rd. Asaba
13Ebonyi Passport Office2, Afor Ezuna Road Abakaliki
14Edo Passport OfficeCommand Hqters, Ikpoba Hill, Benin City
15Ekiti Passport OfficeKm 5 Afe Babalola Rd, Ado-Ekiti
16Enugu Passport OfficeFed. Secretariat, Ogui Layout Enugu
17Gombe Passport OfficeImmigration Barracks, Bauchi Rd, Gombe
18Imo Passport OfficeOnitsha Rd, Fed. Secretariat Owerri
19Jigawa Passport OfficeOld State Secretariat, Dutse
20Kaduna Passport OfficeIndependence Way Kaduna
21Kano Passport Office (1)By Farm Settlement, off Maiduguri Road, Kano
22Kano Passport Office (2)
23Katsina Passport OfficeHassan Usman Road, Katsina
24Kebbi Passport OfficeBy New Govt. House, Argungu Rd Birni Kebbi
25Kogi Passport OfficeOff Mount Patti Road, Lokoja
26Kwara Passport OfficeFed. Secrtariat, Fate Rd Ilorin
27Lagos-Ikoy Passport OfficeAlagbon Close ikoyi
28Alausa Passport OffceAlausa, by Govt House, Ikeja
29Festac Passport office3rd Avenue, A close Festac Town
30Nasarawa Passport OfficeLafia-Makurdi Rd, LGA Sec. Lafia
31Niger Passport OfficeOld State Secretariat, Minna
32Ogun Passport OfficeOld Party Sec.Oke-Mosan
33Ondo Passport OfficeFed. Secretariat Complex, Akure
34Osun Passport OfficeGbogan Road, Oshogbo
35Oyo Passport OfficeBy Agodi Gate Area, Ibadan
36Plateau Passport OfficeFed. Secretariat Complex, Jos
37Rivers Passport OfficeFed. Secretariat, Aba Rd PH
38Sokoto Passport OfficeFed. Secretariat Complex Sokoto
39Taraba Passport OfficeMile 6 Jalingo-Numan Rd Jalingo
40Yobe Passport OfficeGashua Road, Damaturu
41Zamfara Passport OfficeNear Govt.House,Gusau.

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