Nigeria e-passport Online Application Procedure
Applying for the Nigeria passport has become less arduous and less chaotic since the introduction of the e-passport regime by the Nigeria Immigration Service.
What this means is that Nigerians at home or abroad can now acquire a new international passport and get renewal done faster through the Nigeria Immigration Service e-passport application online portal.
To obtain your international e-passport here is list of documents you required by the Nigeria Immigration service. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DOCUMENTS.
Therefore, to kick start your Nigeria e-passport application online below are the steps to follow.
Step One: Log on to the internet and visit the Home page of Nigeria Immigration service online Portal
Step Two: Look for the e-Passport Application Form and click to start the e-passport application process
Step three: Select and click the passport type you to apply for (Standard e-Passport OR Official e-Passport) and fill in your data on the form.
Step four: Now click on the check box ‘I ACCEPT FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS FORM’
Step five: PRINT a copy of the application form filled above for keeps.
Step six: Click on the Application submit button to view your details
Step seven: Next is Click on Proceed to Online Payment, select Payment option and choose either to Pay in Naira” or Pay in Dollars.
You can make payment for the e-passport in Naira online with your e-Wallet if you have one or pay through some designated banks in Nigeria.
If you paying through a bank in Nigeria select the bank of your choice.
The official cost of obtaining e-passport in Nigeria about N9000 but, if somebody is helping to process it you pay about N20, 000
Step eight: After selecting the bank to pay application fee, please Print Payment Acknowledgment Slip with Transaction ID, Application ID & Reference Number.
Now go to the bank you have selected above with the printed copy of your Payment acknowledgement slip and make payment.
Step Nine: After paying at the bank you will issued a pay4me e-receipt that contains a (VALIDATION NUMBER).
Step ten: Now go to the Nigeria immigration service website e-passport portal QUERY YOUR APPLICATION PAYMENT STATUS and entre your passport application ID and Reference Number.
Select PAY4ME and input the VALIDATION NUMBER to confirm payment.
Step Eleven: After payment confirmation click on the “Search Record” button to view your details and the date set for your interview.
NOTE: Print a copy of the application Receipt or Acknowledgement Slip. (You will need them for your interview).
To start the e-passport application process, please and visit the Nigeria immigration Official website.