Passport / Renewal

Issuance / Renewal

Requirements for Renewal/Reissue of e-Passport

  • Passport Application form to be completed online
  • Payment Slip
  • Acknowledgment Slip
  • Expired/Expiring Nigerian Passport
  • Photocopy of Applicant’s data page of Nigerian Passport
  • Two (2) current passport-size photographs
  • 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 biometrics

Requirements for New Passport (Adult)

  • Completed online application
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Payment Slip
  • Acknowledgment Slip
  • Two (2) current passport-size photographs
  • Completed guarantors form printed from
  • Copy of Passport data page of Guarantor.
  • One passport photograph of Guarantor.

*Applicant to appear in person for biometrics

Requirements for Persons under the Age of 18 (Fresh Passport)

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

  • Completed online application
  • Copy of child’s birth certificate (Translated to English if in Another Language)
  • 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

*Applicant to appear in person for biometrics

Requirements for Replacement of Lost Passport

  • Police Report
  • Submission of completed online e-passport application form (The link to the online application is in paragraph 7 above.)
  • Two (2) passport-size photographs preferably with white background
  • Applicant should provide Passport Number of lost Passport (if applicable)

NOTE: The application will be forwarded to Headquarter for Approval. Applicant will be called to come for capturing when an approval is sent from headquarter.

*Applicant to appear in person for biometrics

Passport Amendment (Change of Data)

  • Original Birth certificate
  • Affidavit for change of Name
  • Newspaper publication
  • Local Government of Origin certificate
  • West Africa Examination (WAEC) certificate (if available)
  • Primary School leaving certificate.
  • Two Passport Photos
  • Current E-Passport (if missing, include a Police Report)
  • Marriage certificate (If change due to marriage).

Important Note