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How to Renew Your Nigerian Passport

How to Renew Your Nigerian Passport


So, you’re planning to travel abroad later this year? Are you dreaming of exploring the vibrant cities of the USA or admiring the architecture in London? Since you’ll be travelling outside of Nigeria, you need to make sure your passport is valid for at least six months before departure. If it’s expiring soon or has already expired, we’ve got all the info you need with this step-by-step guide on how to easily sort out your Nigerian passport renewal.

The online application process is straightforward and easy to understand. If you’re outside of Nigeria, you can apply online or at your nearest consulate/embassy. Spare yourself any unwelcome stress by applying and submitting your application documents well before your departure date. Once you get your renewed passport, all that’s left to do is pack your bags and take off!

Please note this process is applicable to Nigerian passport holders.

How to Apply

The Nigerian passport renewal process must first be done online. At the end of your application process, you may collect your passport.


  1. Visit the Nigerian Immigration Services portal
  2. Select passport type
  3. Select a processing country
  4. Complete application form
  5. Select your preferred payment method
  6. Once payment is completed, click “Submit”
  7. You will be issued an Application ID and Reference number
  8. Print out Guarantor’s form and have it certified
  9. Submit the completed application form with additional required documents in person at your selected passport office
  10. If your passport is more than six months old, you will need to have your photograph taken and your biometric data captured

Application for the Nigerian passport renewal takes around 72 hours to process after your biometric data has been captured. It has taken up to a month to process in some cases, so be sure to apply well in advance. You will be notified by text or email, after which you can visit the immigration office to collect your passport.

Nigerians living abroad can apply for their Nigerian passport renewal online and then submit their documents and have their photographs taken and biometric data captured at their nearest consulate or embassy.

What are the requirements?

During the initial application for your Nigerian passport renewal (which is online), select your nearest passport office. Whether you have an expired passport or one that is about to expire, the requirements for the passport renewal are as follows:

  1. Application letter
  2. Passport booklet
  3. Photocopy of the data page of your passport
  4. Acknowledgement slip and proof of payment

Unexpired passports:

If your passport is valid for more than six months, you must give a reason for your renewal application.

To stay in the loop on the requirements for your Nigerian passport renewal, please consult the Nigerian Immigration Services website.

How much is the Nigerian passport renewal fee?

You must pay the NG passport renewal fee online. Cash payments are not accepted.

AGE: 0 – 17 YRS AGE: 18 – 59 YRS AGE: 60 YRS +
Passport Booklet Fee ₦ 8,750 ₦ 15,000 ₦ 8,750 ₦ 20,000
Address Verification Fee ₦ 2,000 ₦ 2,000 ₦ 2,000 ₦ 2,000
TOTAL ₦ 10,750 ₦ 17,000 ₦ 10,750 ₦ 22,000

Please note this information was taken from the official Nigerian Immigration Services website and is subject to change.


Renewed Nigerian passports are valid for five years.

By following these easy steps, you can have your Nigerian passport renewed sooner than you think. If you haven’t decided where to jet off to next, our waka search engine  destinations for Nigerians!


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We’d love to hear from you, so you’re welcome to leave your comments below about your experience on the Nigerian passport renewal process.

Unfortunately, dotwaka does not handle applications for a Nigerian passport renewal.

All information on this blog page was correct at the time of publishing and may change at any time without prior notice from the original source. dotwaka is not affiliated with immigration authorities or their application centres and will not be liable for loss or inconvenience arising from the use of information from this website.

dotwaka does not provide advice or assist with processing passports. The content of this article is listed as recommended by research and the National Immigration Services (NIS). Kindly check the official NIS website for further information.

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12 Amazing Cities in Nigeria And Photos !


Nigeria is a fascinating country with amazing cities. Most of these cities are known across the country for their attractions, scenery, natural resources and cultural heritage. We’ve come up with a list of the most loved cities in Nigeria so in no particular order, here are the most beautiful cities in Nigeria:

1. Ibadan
Most beautiful cities in Nigeria

Ibadan, also known as the ‘ancient city’ is the capital of Oyo State. Located in the southwestern part of Nigeria, it is densely populated with so many industrial and commercial activities. This city has the first advanced learning institution – the University of Ibadan, the first skyscraper (Cocoa house) and the first teaching hospital in Africa. This city is known for tourism too, with a remarkable museum in the African study institution, botanical and zoological garden in Agodi and in the University of Ibadan. This is why Ibadan is one of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria.

2. Abuja
Most beautiful cities in Nigeria

Nigeria’s federal capital, Abuja, is one of the most developed and most beautiful cities in Nigeria. Abuja is Nigeria’s seat of power and it is believed that in Abuja, life is good. Whether rich, middle class or poor, there somehow is a place for all. While in Abuja, experience a different kind of sightseeing that will make your visit memorable. Places like Jabi Lake and Millennium Park are really cool spots to unwind and have fun. For folks who love to shop, some of the big shopping stores in Abuja will give you value for your money.

3. Jos
Most beautiful cities in Nigeria

Another one of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria is Jos and people love it particularly for its weather and serene environment. The southern part of Jos is said to be peaceful and the people are really accommodating. The standard of living in Jos is very affordable. it boasts a number of attractions including two museums, a wildlife park and game reserve, breathtaking waterfalls and striking hills and the 10 commandments statue.

4. Calabar
Most beautiful cities in Nigeria

Located in southeastern Nigeria and watered by the Great Kwa and Calabar rivers, the city is home to a variety of attractions such as Obudu Cattle Ranch and Tinapa Resort. The city attracts visitors with its array of tasty delicacies, beautiful architecture and festivals. Every year, Calabar hosts Africa’s biggest street party known as the Calabar Carnival, where diverse colourful cultural costumes are displayed. For indigenous vacations in Nigeria, Calabar is often the first location that comes to mind, hence why it’s among the most beautiful cities in Nigeria.

5. Minna
Most beautiful cities in Nigeria

Located in the west-central part of Nigeria, Minna is a quiet and beautiful city in Nigeria. According to history, Minna was a labour camp for railway construction and this led to the gradual development of the town to the major commercial city it is today. This town is not densely populated and it has a blend of several cultures and lifestyles. Minna has some notable tourist sites to her name, amongst which are the Gurara Falls, Baro Port, The Wushishi Transway Engine (first railway locomotive engine) and others, like Kainji Lake National Park which is not too far from the city.

6. Enugu
Most beautiful cities in Nigeria

Popularly known as ‘coal city’ for its mining activities, Enugu is definitely on the list of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria. The city is one of the oldest urban areas within the region and the locals here are involved in agriculture, along with the mining of coal and other solid minerals. Enugu is loved by so many, not just for coal but for its notable tourist destinations like Awhum Waterfall and the famous Nmanwu Cultural Festival. In general, the city is highly commercialised and life in Enugu is like living in a fast lane.

7. Port Harcourt
Most beautiful cities in Nigeria

You can’t list the most beautiful cities in Nigeria without Port Harcourt. This city was described as a “centre of black jewel” (oil). Port Harcourt is the state capital of Rivers State located in the south region of Nigeria. This town is known for its level of commerce as far back as 1912 due to the presence of the seaports used for exporting. It is home to so many multinational companies, most of which are affiliated with oil and gas. Port Harcourt is home to many tourist sites such as Isaac Boro Park, Bony Island and Ifoko Beach.

8. Uyo
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Once labelled the neatest city in Nigeria, Uyo is a calm and serene destination. Also in southeastern Nigeria, it is the capital of Akwa Ibom, a major oil-producing state in the country. Uyo is on the list of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria because of its peace and serenity among other things. The inhabitants are predominantly farmers and traders. With the increased level of infrastructural growth and human development, Uyo is definitely a place to look out for. Some cool spots to look out for are the Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort and Ibom Tropicana Entertainment Centre.

9. Kano
Most beautiful cities in Nigeria

The city of Kano is the capital of Kano state in Northern Nigeria. While Kano is one of the largest and most beautiful cities in Nigeria, it is also an ancient city and is the pride of most northerners. The city boasts an international airport and a number of tourist attractions, including Bagauda Lake/Tiga Lake Resort, Gidan Makama Museum and Kofar Mata Dyeing Pit among others. The major annual festival is the Durbar Festival hosted by the Emir of Kano to mark and celebrate the two annual Muslim festivals Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. Most of the locals are farmers which is no surprise since Kano is considered to be extensively irrigated with over three million hectares of land suitable for cultivation.

10. Warri
Most beautiful cities in Nigeria

Warri is one of the biggest cities in Delta State and, of course, one of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria. Located on the lower Niger/Delta coastline, it is not the state capital but is the most popular city and has a lot of history compared to its capital, Asaba. Warri is an old town, famous for its traditional kingdom that dates back as far as the 15th and 16th centuries. It’s a port town that has a lot of industrial activities (oil and steel). Tourism here is huge thanks to attractions like the Palace of the Olu of Warri, Koko Red Mangrove Swamp, plenty of beaches and resorts.

11. Lagos
Most beautiful cities in Nigeria

We can all agree that Lagos is definitely part of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria. This mega-state is separated by water bodies into two main parts: island and mainland. Lagos is located in the southwestern part of Nigeria and is known for commerce, filled with industries from all economic sectors. The nightlife in this city is as busy as the day, painted with many malls, clubs, restaurants and beaches. Visitors will always have a first-class experience whether buying, selling or simply exploring its local and international markets. The coastline alone makes Lagos a ravishing beauty!

12. Ilorin
Most beautiful cities in Nigeria

Ilorin is a very interesting place. It’s a city that hasn’t really been in the limelight but is surprisingly one of the largest and most beautiful cities in Nigeria. Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State, is located in the North Central region of the country. As quiet as Ilorin seems, it has an international cargo airport, a 20,000 capacity stadium and a standard baseball court. Ilorin is blessed with several natural resources and the standard of living is affordable. Pottery and traditional textile industry, among others, are thriving businesses there. Tourist attractions in the area include the Esie Museum and the stately Sobi Hill.

Which of these beautiful cities in Nigeria have you visited?

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