We formerly wrote on how to apply for a Nigerian passport online. This time, we shall look at how much does the Nigerian International Passport cost currently this 2018.
One of the necessary things you must have to travel abroad is your international passport. You should also be aware that there are two types of Nigerian passport namely: The 64 pages passport and the 32 pages passport. The difference between both passport has been covered extensively here. But note that the 64 pages passport was introduced for Nigerians who travel frequently especially when they exhaust their 32 pages.
How Much is The Nigerian International Passport Currently this 2018?
The cost of the Nigerian international passport for 64-page passport is N20,000, while applicants for 32-page passport below the age of 18 cost N8, 750 while those between ages 18-60 years will pay N15,000. For applicants above 60 years; applying for a 32-page passport will cost N8,750 at the Nigerian immigration service office.
Renewal of the Nigerian International Passport
If there should be any need for renewal of a lost passport, the amount of N20,000 would be paid, while change of name as a result of either marriage, death, or even divorce would cost N8,750. We often advise that you apply for a new Nigerian passport and avoid the stress attached to renew an old passport.
Documents Needed to Apply For a Nigerian Passport
Before you would register or apply for the passport, the following documents should be made available at the Immigration Office:
- Passport Application Form
- Your payment slip
- Local government state of origin
- Birth certificate document
- Driver’s license and
- Two recent passport sized photographs in white background.
Visit the Nigerian Immigration Service website to know more about the cost and application for a Nigerian International passport.
How Much Is The International Passport In Nigeria (November, 2018)
The following below are the cost:
1. 32 PAGES: The cost of 32 pages type can be for different categories of people, with different charges. Price listed are as follows:
a. MINOR – A day old – 17 years #12,500
b. ADULT – 18 years – 59 years #19,500
c. ELDERLY 60 years and above #12,500
ii. 64 PAGES:– The official fee for 64 Pages is #24,500 for all category of applicants.
APPLICANTS can process the application form and do the payment online through the appropriate Nigeria Immigration Service porter.
How much is international passport in Nigeria 2018 and Nigerian passport renewal fee for
Nigerians residing outside the country
The price of international passport for Nigerians residing outside country differs.
The Price of 32 Pages are as follows:
a. MINOR:- A day old – 17 years 77 dollars
b. ADULT:- 18 years – 59 years 106 dollars
c. ELDERLY:- 60 years and above 77 dollars
64 PAGES: The cost of 64 Pages is 137 dollars for all category of applicants.
It is IMPORTANT to note that if you applied for NIGERIA PASSPORT at any approved NIGERIA MISSION abroad and it was not issued before you travel to Nigeria, you cannot obtain another in Nigeria. The system will indicate double acquisition and your new payment forfeited.
It’s advisable you attached the printout issued to you at the point of acquisition along with your other valid travel documents and present it at the point of entry/exist in the country.
The printout is acceptable pending the issuance of your passport.
Furthermore, the validity of a Standard NIGERIA Passport is 5 years.
Please note You cannot reissue your PASSPORT until 6 months before the expiration date OR. you used all the available pages.
(The debate is still ongoing very slow at Nigeria National Assembly to revert to the normal 10 years lifespan, which is the standard international practice.)
Note: The COST of REISSUE of Standard Nigeria passport is the same as the price of a new international passport.
STILL ON HOW MUCH IS THE INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT IN NIGERIA, 2018.
It important to inform a would be applicants for Nigeria international passport that according to the recent report in the Vanguard online paper, The Federal Government has said that any applicant for Nigeria international passport must have identification number from the National Identification Management Commission, NIMC, from January 1st, 2018.
Furthermore, anyone that intends to apply for the renewal of his or her passport or want to obtain a new one who is residing abroad must endeavour to obtain an identification number from NIMC (if it is available where he intended to process the passport) otherwise he will be denied issuance of the passport.
The report stated that The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Mohammed Babadede disclosed this recently after a meeting with the database harmonization committee in Abuja, explained that the reason behind the new policy was for ease of business in the country.
New Information for November 2018 in regards to the cost of the Nigerian international passport and other related issues
This is the tabulated summary of the fees for the various services offered by the Nigeria Immigration Services (NIS) as seen on their gate.
From the procurement of fresh Nigerian International passports and their renewal, correction of errors, change of data, etc.
The figures you see below is the official amount/rates for International Passport services by the Nigeria Immigration Services (NIS).