This is to inform the General Public that the Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday May 1, 2017 as public holiday to commemorate the 2017 Workers’ Day Celebration.
Consequently, the  Consulate General of Nigeria, Atlanta, will be closed on aforementioned day.
Normal Business will resume on Tuesday May 2, 2017.


The Consulate is currently experiencing a shortfall in supply of the 32 page E-Passport Booklets. To avoid delay in obtaining Nigerian E-Passport, All applicants are hereby advised to henceforth apply for the 64 page Passport at the official rate of $137.
The Consulate sincerely apologize, for the inconvenience caused and will inform the public as soon as there is restock of the 32 page Passport.


The general public is hereby notified that the modalities for providing passport intervention services by the Consulate General of Nigeria, Atlanta are currently under review.
The outcome of the review will be made public in due course and announced on the website of the Consulate
Public Notice

The general public is hereby notified that with effect from April 13, 2017 the Consulate General of Nigeria in Atlanta will not levy a service/administrative charge on applications for Nigerian  passports and visas.

The General Public is here by advised to forward all inquiries to the Consulate via the following email:

To ensure prompt and efficient service delivery, we advise that a contact number should be included in the email.

Change in Fees

This is to inform the General Public that there has been a change in the fee charged for Emergency Travel Certificate (ETC).

Please click on the application fees platform to see the new fees, which will take effect from Tuesday, March 14, 2017



Welcome to the official page of the Consulate-General of Nigeria, Atlanta. The Consulate-General aims to improve Consular services, communications, and trade-relations between Nigeria and the United States. Also, we hope to foster understanding, and cordial relations with government, community, Nigerian citizens, and people of the United States to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

The Consulate was established in 1998 to strengthen long existing relations between Nigeria and the United States with jurisdiction in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida,  Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia, the 17 Southeastern States of the United States and territory.



Our mission is to build mutual beneficial relationships, offer Consular services, and assist Nigerians in the Southeast United States, promote cultural diplomacy, Nigeria’s National image, products, heritage, interest, enterprise development, Consular activities, science & technology, partnerships, celebrate Nigeria’s diversity, achievements, unity, patriotism, trade, and tourism investment opportunities to strengthen our national consciousness, as well as work with Nigerians in the diaspora, and U.S on priority issues.


1. The Consulate provides assistance to Nigerians in the diaspora, and respond to specific requests in situations of distress, such as issuance of emergency passports, process visas, serve as a liaison with international, local and state governmental agencies, and provide assistance to Nigerian citizens arrested or detained in the Southeast United States.

2. The Consulate provides Consular services to Nigerians in Diaspora, organizations, businesses, commercial, academic, media, cultural communities, political and government institutions within the Southeast United States in an ongoing effort to bring awareness, and understanding of Nigeria, Nigerians interests and values, focus on issues of priority such as economic competitiveness, bilateral trade with U.S, security, energy, and good governance.


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    You can now apply for Nigerian passport online. The application process is simple and easy to use with online application guidelines. Please visit the link to the Nigerian Imigration Web site for information on how to apply for passports online. We recommend that you use ONLY USPS Express Mail stamped, self addressed envelope (In order for your documents to be mailed back to you).

    Click here for passport information.

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    Use the simple checklist below to ensure that you complete the process properly.


  1. The General Public is hereby notified that LYNXSYS: An IT Firm/Consultant with a web site domain name NIGERIANPASSPORTNOW.COM who purportedly acts and renders Consular, Visa, Payment Confirmation and Express Delivery services on behalf of the Consultant is a Hoax and should be avoided. 
  2. The Consulate wishes to categorically state, that it has nothing to do with the aforementioned business concern as it cannot guarantee its Authenticity. In this light, therefore whoever conducts business with it does as his own risk.
  3. OPENING OF A NIGERIA VISA SORTING AND CLEARANCE CENTER OPERATED BY OIS SERVICES ON BEHALF OF THE CONSULATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA. This is to inform the General Public that a visa collection and sorting center has been opened and is operated by OIS Services on behalf of the Consulate General of Nigeria.
  4. The office is located at: OIS SERVICES Suite 204, 918 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell, GA 30076 Tel. No.: +1 678 514 3263
  5. By this development, all submissions of visa applications and payments will henceforth be handled by aforementioned office, starting from Monday, May 16, 2016. Please note that, from the above stated date (May 16, 2016) the Consulate will cease to collect any visa applications and payments.