CONSULAR MATTERS

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Consulate General of the
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Frankfurt am Main,
Germany
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Passport  Services & Guideline

PASSPORT APPLICATION

Important Notice Online Application:

Opening Hours for ePassport applicants

Monday – Thursday From 10:00 Hours – 12:00 Hours collection of documents

and from 12:00 Hours - 14 Hours collection of biometric data

Please Note

That the Passport Section Is Closed to Applicants on Fridays

THE ePASSPORT DOES NOT ALLOW CHILD ENDORSEMENT: Children, infants included, need their own individual passport.

PASSPORT PROCESSING IS FROM MON.-THUR.10-12HRS COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS AND FROM 12 - 14HRS DATA PROCESSING: Please note that all applicants are required to be physically present, on that occasion, for the collection of biometric data.

NO CHANGE OF DATA: The Consulate General of Nigeria does not undertake any change of data on ePassports. All applicants desiring such changes are kindly invited to turn to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Abuja, Nigeria (find the NIS address below by NIS contact).

Very Important information on issuing of passport at the Consulate

  • Standard ePassport will not be issued in a day
  • Only Biometric data for processing your passport will be acquired.
  • You may be required to come back for biometric data collection
  • The reissue of any lost passport can only be done in Nigeria.
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Please Note

On the days of Nigeria and Germany public holidays as well as holidays observed by the region the Consulate General of Nigeria, Frankfurt am Main covers, The Mission in Frankfurt will not be open to the public.
Check below to  find out the days the Nigeria Consulate Frankfurt will be on public holidays.

Find more information on online payment here

The application fee is payable in the course of the application online through the “INNOVATE 1”. Payment is with credit card and the payment currency is US Dollar (US$).

For all online payment problems, please contact the provider, INNOVATE 1

Tel.:(+1-646-352-9792)

Email: contact@innovate1services.com
Support: support@innovate1services.com

Or contact the Immigration Department at the Consulate General of Nigeria Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Tel.:+49 696976372818

General Procedures for Passport Application

Application Procedure

Enter into the NIS portal by typing or copy this link to your browser: https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/, then select ePassport.

Select the type of Passport (in most cases: -Standard ePassport- if you are not a government official)

Select -Germany- as the country where your passport application will be processed.

Login through a google or yahoo email account or use Open ID to create your users account with innovate 1.

Fill in your data on the online application form and click “Submit Application, at the bottom of the page.

The page of your Application ID and Reference Number will show.

Print: Click on “Print and Continue, at the bottom of the page and print out the acknowledgment slip and be sure to check carefully through the details you gave when filling in the form.

Payment: Your application is now completed and you will now proceed to the next step, which is “PAYMENT” To enter this procedure, click on ”Continue Applicationat the bottom of the page.

Click on ”Proceed To Checkoutat the bottom of the page.

The invoice for your application will show. If you want to submit more than one application, click on “Start Another Application”. Otherwise, click on ”Proceed To Payment.

Follow the online payment procedure for the passport fee and make your payment. (the online payment is in US Dollar and it is done through the SW Global LLC online payment system).

 Print out the NIS e-Receipt.

How to print your NIS e-Receipt

  • On the NIS portal home page (https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/), click on “Application payment status” link.
  • At the next page, select “Passport” from the drop-down.
  • Enter the following details:
    • Application ID
    • Reference Number
  • Submit the details.
  • Your full application details shall be returned.
  • Scroll down the page and click on “Print receipt”.
  • You will be presented with your NIS e-receipt in a new window.
  • Click on “Print this receipt”.

 We wish you a successful application!!!

For more information on the Fees and Charges of the Nigeria Missions in Germany, kindly visit our Fees & Charges page: link

Passport Issuance

Please remember that:

To issue your passport, several documents are needed. Please read carefully through the Application Requirements below and make sure to come to your appointment with the full set of the required documents.

Remember that your physical presence, on occasion of the appointment, is indispensable for the collection of your biometrical data. So, if you cannot be present the day your appointment is booked for, kindly schedule a new appointment. This will be possible once the day of your original appointment has passed. To reschedule, please call the Immigration department of the Consulate General of Nigeria, Frankfurt/M.

On the appointment day after your required document has been checked by the consular staff, you will be requested to transfer the Administrative charges into the Consulate General of Nigeria’s bank account (find bank details below). Please make this payment through the Deutsche Post bank transfer system.

Make a copy of evidence of payment for your personal file, because you will be requested to submit the original payment slips.

 

Opening hours for Passport Processing

Monday to Thursday

From 10:00 - 12:00 Hrs (collection of documents & from 12 - 14Hrs. data collection.

GENERAL DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR ePASSPORT PROCESSING

FRESH PASSPORT

  1. Filled Application form (click here to apply)
  2. Online payment and acknowledgement slip
  3. Two passport photography of applicant
  4. Local government letter of Identification (Certificate of Origin)
  5. Guarantor form duly signed by Commissioner of Oaths
  6. Photocopy of Data page of guarantor’s valid ePassport
  7. One passport photography of guarantor passport
  8. Photocopy of National identity card or driver’s license of guarantor
  9. Birth Certificate or Declaration of Age of applicant
  1. Filled Application form (click here to apply)
  2. Online payment and acknowledgement slip
  3. Two passport photograph
  4. Guarantor form duly signed
  5. Photocopy of Data page of guarantor’s valid passport
  6. One passport photography of guarantor passport
  7. Come with the original expired passport

RE-ISSUE

Additional Requirement for Asylum Seekers without Passport

  1. Local government letter of Identification (Certificate of Origin)

Additional Requirements for non-residents

i.e. those who are not officially residing in Germany

A letter of introduction from the Nigerian Embassy in your country of residence. If there is no Embassy of Nigeria in that country, you are requested to get the letter from the Nigeria Embassy covering your country of residence (for example: The Nigerian Embassy in Sweden currently covers most of the Scandinavian countries).

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Public Holidays

  • Public Holidays Consulate General of Nigeria 2016
    Date
    Holiday Name
    Week
    1st Jan. 2016
     New Year’s Day (NGR/GER)
    Fri.
    25th Mar. 2016
    Good Friday (NGR/GER)
    Fri.
    28th Mar. 2016
    Easter Monday (NGR/GER)
    Mon.
    1st May. 2016
    Labour day (NGR/GER)
    Sun.
    5th May 2016
    Ascension Day (GER)
    Thur.
    16th May 2016
    Whitmonday (GER)
    Mon.
    26th May 2016

    Corpus Christi (HE,BW,BY,NRW,RP,SL)

    Thur.
    29th May. 2016
    Democracy Day (NGR)
    Sun.
    5th Jul. 2016
    Id el Fitr (NGR)
    Tue.
    6th - 7th Jul 2016
    Id el Fitr (NGR)
    Wed.-Thr
    13th Sept. 2016
    Id el Kabir (NGR)
    Tue.
    14th Sept. 2016
    Id el Kabir (NGR)
    Wed.
    1st. Oct. 2016
    Independence Day (NGR)
    Sat.
    3rd. Oct. 2016
    German Unity Day
    Mon.
    3rd. Oct. 2016
    Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)(NGR)
    Mon.

    12th Dec. 2016

     Id el Maulud

     Mon.

    25th Dec. 2016
    Chrismas Day (NGR/GER)

     Sun.

    26th Dec. 2016
    Boxing Day (NGR/GER)

     Mon.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Passport Service Guideline

  1. Filled Application form (click here to apply)
  2. Online payment and acknowledgement slip
  3. Two passport photography of applicant
  4. Local government letter of Identification (Certificate of Origin) of the child or one of the parent of the child
  5. Guarantor form duly signed by Commissioner of Oaths
  6. Photocopy of Data page of guarantor’s valid ePassport
  7. One passport photography of guarantor passport
  8. Original Birth Certificate of applicant
  9. Data page for father and mother (Travelling Passport)
  10. Parents’ letter of consent for minors under 16 yrs.
 

PASSPORT GUARANTOR FORM

How to obtain the Guarantor Form:

All passport applicants must download the passport guarantor form from the following link https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/passport/PassportGuarantor 

Now you are requested to fill in your Passport Application ID and Passport Reference No. to obtain the guarantor form.

Print the two pages.

Your guarantor is requested to kindly fill in the form and to complete the document by please adding his/her signature and the date as requested

Attach a passport photograph of the guarantor in the provided column on page 1.

Attach a copy of the data page of the guarantor’s Nigerian passport to the duly completed and signed guarantor form.

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CHANGE OF DATA IN PASSPORT DUE TO MARRIAGE/DIVORCE OR DEATH

  1. Formal application from the applicant
  2. Marriage certificate or any other valid document legally acceptable in Germany (written or translated in English)
  3. Statutory evidence of change of name due to marital status
  4. Newspaper publication of change of name, if required by law in Germany
  5. Evidence of Maiden Name
  6. Proof of spouse identity, such as spouse passport data page, etc
  7. Current passport booklet and copy of data page of applicant
  8. Divorce certificate or any other document legally acceptable in Germany for divorcee only
  9. Certificate of death of spouse or any other valid document acceptable in Germany (for widows only)
 

 

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ABOLITION OF ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES

This is to inform visa and passport applicants that the payment of Administrative Charges has been cancelled.

Please, note that online payments for visa and passports still remain the same.

 

THE CONSULATE OF NIGERIA, FRANKFURT WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR A REFUND OF ANY PAYMENT PAID FOR APPLICATION AND CONSULAR FEES.

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DOCUMENT POSTAGE

Passport applicants can also bring a Self-Registered Addressed Envelop that is HAND TO ADDRESSEE ONLY WITH RETURN RECEIPT AND TRACKING CODE (Einschreiben Eigenhändig mit Rückschein) for posting their document back to them.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Processing of Passport Temporarily Suspended

This is to inform all passport applicants that from Monday the 19th to Friday the 23th of June 2017 processing of passport is temporarily suspended.

However, normal passport processing resumes from 26th of June 2017.

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