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U.S. Embassy for Nigeria - Address / Phone Number



U.S. Embassy in Nigeria

U.S. Embassy in Nigeria

Address: Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area, Abuja
City: Abuja (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +1 hours)
Tel.: (234)-9-461-4000
Fax: (234)-9-461-4036
Emergency tel.: 09461 4328
Consular hours: Monday to Thursday, 7.30 – 16.30, Friday, 7.30 – 13.30

U.S. Consulate General in Lagos
Address: 2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos
City: Lagos (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +1 hours)
Tel.: (234)-1-460-3400
Fax: (234)-1-261-9856
Working hours: Monday to Thursday, 7.00 – 16.00, Friday, 7.00 – 13.00

The American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit of the Consular Section of the U.S. Mission to Nigeria provides a wide range of information and assistance to U.S. citizens in Nigeria.  American Citizens Services are offered at the Embassy in Abuja and the Consulate in Lagos.

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Abuja is responsible for providing visa services to those seeking to enter the United States for a temporary period and for those wishing to take up indefinite or permanent residence in the United States.

Consular services provided:

  • Emergency assistance;
  • Passports;
  • Report of birth, death;
  • Notarial services;
  • Visas;
  • Voting.

The United States Department of State encourages US citizens to report the loss or theft of their United States passport to local authorities and to obtain a police report. Nigerian citizens need visas to visit the United States.

Visitor visa requirements:

  • Passport valid for at least six months beyond applicant’s period of stay in the United States;
  • Nonimmigrant Visa Application, Form DS-160 confirmation page;
  • Application fee payment receipt;
  • Photo;
  • Evidence of purpose of applicant’s trip;
  • Evidence of applicant’s intent to depart the United States after his/her trip and/or
  • Applicant’s ability to pay all costs of the trip.

The following items are not permitted on the premises of the United States Embassy or Consulate:

Weapons of any kind or size, sharp metal or glass objects, razor blades, liquids, bottles, powdery substances, umbrellas and electronic or battery-operated equipment (including cell phones, radios, tape recorders, cameras, personal digital assistants, computers). If you have any of these items, you will not be permitted to enter the facility.

Please do not bring mobile phones or any electronic devices as they are not allowed within the Embassy or Consulate.  We also strongly advise that you do not bring large bags, such as backpacks, suitcases, or packages, to the interview as there are no storage facilities on Embassy or Consulate grounds.

Only persons seeking Consular services will be admitted into the Embassy or Consulate.  Exceptions will be made only if those seeking Consular services are under 18 or if they are disabled and require assistance.

All services must be paid for upfront in U.S. dollars or Nigerian naira. The Embassy does not accept any form of card payment or personal checks. 

The Embassy is closed on public holidays.

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