E-Passport Requirements

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1. New E-Passport Requirements (FRESH APPLICATION)

1. Print out of the Completed online passport application form (Please check all fields for any errors).
2. Acknowledgement Slip and Passport Payment slip.
3. Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
4. Copy of Birth Certificate (original must be brought for sighting).
5. Local Government Letter of identification/Origin from the State of origin.
6. National Identification Number (NIN) Slip or evidence of Enrollment.
7. Original and Photocopy of the (old) Nigerian MRP Passport data page.
  • (Please include photocopy of ANY OBSERVATION Page.)
  • 8. Proof of address (Such as Utility Bill, etc).
    9. Guarantor's form {Duly SIGNED & STAMPED by a Solicitor/Notary/Commissioner for OATHS}.
  • Photocopy of the Guarantor's e-passport data page. (NOTE: Guarantor must be a Nigerian Citizen),
  • One passport photo of Guarantor.

  • NOTE: Fresh e-passport applications are only accepted from persons born in Ireland or elsewhere outside Nigeria or Applicants that holds the old MRP Passport.

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    1. Print out of the Completed online passport application form (Please check all fields for any errors).
    2. Acknowledgement Slip and Passport Payment slip.
    3. Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
    4. Copy of Birth Certificate (original must be brought for sighting).
    5. National Identification Number ((NIN) Slip or evidence of Enrollment.
    6. A letter of consent DULY signed by the father and mother / Legal Guardian. 7. Photocopy of the passport data page of the father and mother. 8. If the mother has sole custody, a copy of the court order granting her full custody or authority to waive the rights of the father.
    9. In case of a Legal Guardian, photocopy of Court order awarding custody and the Passport data page of the Legal Guardian. 10. Proof of address (Such as Utility Bill, etc.).

    NOTE: Fresh e-passport applications are only accepted from persons born in Ireland or elsewhere outside Nigeria or Applicants that holds the old MRP Passport.

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    2. E-Passport Renewal Requirements (RENEWAL OF PASSPORT)

    • Print out of the Completed online passport application form (Please check all fields for any errors).
    • Acknowledgement Slip and Passport Payment slip.
    • Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
    • Original and Photocopy of the current e-passport.
    • National Identification Number (NIN) Slip or evidence of Enrollment
    • Such as Utility Bill (as proof of address).
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    3. CORRECTION OF DATA DUE TO CHANGE IN MARITAL STATUS

    1. Written application of request for Change of Surname due to Marriage.
    2. Print out of the Completed online passport application form (Please check all fields for any errors).
    3. Acknowledgement Slip and Passport Payment slip.
    4. Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
    5. Original and Photocopy of the current e-passport.
    6. Copy of Marriage Certificate or Declaration of Marriage (Original copy to be brought for sighting).
    7. Photocopy of the data page of husband's passport.
    8. Affidavit for Change of Name from a Magistrate or High Court deposed to by the Applicant (if the marriage was done in Nigeria).
    9. Copy of Newspaper Publication of Change of Name (21 days after publication) (if the marriage was done in Nigeria).
    10. Statutory evidence of change of name e.g. deed poll (if the marriage was done elsewhere outside Nigeria in lieu of 8 and 9).
    11. Proof of address (Such as Utility Bill, etc).

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    1. Written application of request for Change of Surname due to Divorce.
    2. Print out of the Completed online passport application form (Please check all fields for any errors).
    3. Acknowledgement Slip and Passport Payment slip.
    4. Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
    5. Original and Photocopy of the current e-passport.
    6. Evidence of Maiden Name.
    7. In case of Re-marriage, Certificate of Marriage with Current Spouse.
    8. Affidavit for Change of Name from a Magistrate or High Court deposed to by the Applicant (if the Divorce was done in Nigeria).
    9. Copy of Newspaper Publication for Change of Name (21 days after publication) (if the Divorce was done in Nigeria).
    10. Statutory evidence of change of name e.g Deed Poll (if the Divorce was done elsewhere outside Nigeria in lieu of 8 and 9).
    11. Proof of address (Such as Utility Bill, etc).

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    1. Written application of request for Change of Surname due to Death of Husband.
    2. Print out of the Completed online passport application form (Please check all fields for any errors).
    3. Acknowledgement Slip and Passport Payment slip.
    4. Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
    5. Original and Photocopy of the current e-passport.
    6. Certificate of Death of spouse from National Population Commission (NPC) or any competent Authority if the death occurred outside Nigeria.
    7. Evidence of Maiden Name.
    8. In case of Re-marriage, Certificate/Notification of Marriage with Current Spouse.
    9. Affidavit for Change of Name from a Magistrate or High Court deposed to by the Applicant (if the subsequent marriage was done in Nigeria).
    10. Copy of Newspaper Publication for Change of Name (21 days after publication) (if the subsequent marriage was done in Nigeria).
    11. Statutory evidence of change of name e.g. Deed Poll (if the subsequent marriage was done elsewhere outside Nigeria in lieu of 9 and 10).
    12. Proof of address (Such as Utility Bill, etc).

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    4. CORRECTION OF DATA DUE TO OTHER ERRORS

  • Correction, Replacement, Addition, Rearrangement or Deletion of names;
  • Correction of Date or place of Births;
  • 1. Personal request from the applicant stating reasons for the request.
    2. Previous documentary evidence to support request.
    3. Affidavit for the correction of data deposed to by Applicant.
    4. Copy of Newspaper Publication for the correction of data 21 days after the publication.
    5. Original and photocopy of the current e-passports.
    6. Print out of the Completed online passport application form (Please check all fields for any errors).
    7. Acknowledgement Slip and Passport Payment slip.
    8. Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
    9. National Identification Number (NIN) Slip or evidence of Enrollment.
    10. Such as Utility Bill (as proof of address).

    NOTE: In addition to the above, an applicant for correction of data must fill the online application form for correction of data and attach the form with receipt of online payment of non-refundable Administrative Charge of NGN 30,000.00 only.

    Click the button below to fill the correction of data application form.

    Correction of data in Passport
    NOTE ALSO THAT REQUEST FOR COMPLETE CHANGE OF DATA ON PASSPORT IS NOT ACCEPTED.

    5. EXTENSION OF VALIDITY

    NOTE: APPLICATION FOR PASSPORT RENEWALS CAN ONLY BE ENTERTAINED WHEN THE PASSPORT HAS LESS THEN SIX (6) MONTHS VALIDITY. HOWEVER, WHERE AN APPLICANT’S PASSPORT HAS MORE THAN SIX MONTHS VALIDITY BUT HAS A NEED TO RENEW THE PASSPORT, SUCH APPLICANT SHALL BRING THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:

    1. Personal request from the applicant stating his/her reason for the extension of validity of his/her passport.
    2. Documentary Evidence of need for extension.
    3. Print out of the Completed online passport application form (Please check all fields for any errors).
    4. Acknowledgement Slip and Passport Payment slip.
    5. Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
    6. Original and Photocopy of the current e-passport.
    7. National Identification Number (NIN)Slip or evidence of Enrollment.
      8. Such as Utility Bill (as proof of address).


    NOTE: Request for extension of validity of a passport can only be reissued after approval from the Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters.

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    6. LOST OF PASSPORT

    1. Personal request from the applicant stating how his/her E-passport got lost.
    2. Police Report from the place where the passport got missing.
    3. Affidavit for the lost E-passport obtained from the applicant's country of residence.
    4. Data page of the E-passport(s) of the said lost passport(s) or Passport Number.
    5. Print out of the Completed online passport application form (Please check all fields for any errors).
    6. Acknowledgement Slip and Passport Payment slip.
    7. Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
    8. National Identification Number (NIN) Slip or evidence of Enrollment.
    9. Such as Utility Bill (as proof of address).

    NOTE: A lost passport can only be reissued after approval from the Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters.

    NOTE ALSO THAT A REQUEST FOR CHANGE OF DATA CANNOT BE ENTERTAINED ON A LOST PASSPORT.

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    7. DAMAGED PASSPORT

    1. Personal request from the applicant stating how his/her E-passport got damaged. If the passport is destroyed by fire, there must be a Fire incidence report from the fire services department.
    2. Original and photocopy of Data page of the damaged E-passport.
    3. Print out of the Completed online passport application form (Please check all fields for any errors).
    4. Acknowledgement Slip and Passport Payment slip.
    5. Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
    6. National Identification Number (NIN) Slip or evidence of Enrollment.
    7. Such as Utility Bill (as proof of address).

    NOTE: A damaged passport that has more than 6 months validity can only be reissued after approval from the Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters.

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    8. EXHAUSTED PAGES

    1. Personal request from the applicant.
    2. Original and photocopy all pages of the passports.
    3. Print out of the Completed online passport application form (Please check all fields for any errors).
    4. Acknowledgement Slip and Passport Payment slip.
    5. Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
    6. National Identification Number (NIN) Slip or evidence of Enrollment.
    7. Such as Utility Bill (as proof of address).

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    9. OFFENCES IN RELATION TO PASSPORT

    A PERSON WHO;
    (a) Has, holds or is in unauthorised possession of more than one valid standard Nigerian passport;
    (b) Unlawfully alters, tampers with or mutilates any passport or any pages thereof;
    (c) Knowingly makes or causes to be made any false statement for the purpose of procuring a passport whether for himself or for another person;
    (d) Submits multiple application forms to one or more passport offices with the intention of obtaining multiple passports;
    (e) Knowingly conceals, hides from, or fails to disclose to the proper authority the loss of a passport;
    (f) Acts as a broker at or in the vicinity of any passport office or elsewhere for the procurement of a passport;
    (g) Forges or traffics in passport or holds or is in possession of any forged passport knowing the same to be forged; or
    (h) ATTEMPTS, AIDS, ABETS, COUNSELS, PROCURES, CONNIVES OR CONSPIRES WITH ANY OTHER PERSON TO DO ANY OF THE ACTS MENTIONED IN THIS SUBSECTION COMMITS AN OFFENCE AND IS LIABLE ON CONVICTION TO IMPRISONMENT FOR A TERM OF TEN (10) YEARS OR A FINE OF TWO MILLION NAIRA OR BOTH.