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.
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.
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.
- GUIDELINES FOR PASSPORT
- GUIDELINES FOR VISAS
- 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.
Use the simple checklist below to ensure that you complete the process properly.