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Government of Canada services and information in Abuja, Nigeria

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Services and information provided to Canadians by the High Commission of Canada to Nigeria, in Abuja.

COVID-19: Travel guidance

All travellers, regardless of citizenship, must meet specific requirements when coming to Canada. For information on COVID-19 and travel, visit COVID-19: Travel, testing, quarantine and borders.

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Adoption and surrogacy

Refer to International adoption.

Birth abroad

Refer to Birth abroad.

Citizenship services

Complete your citizenship application before booking an appointment to present your original documents in person.

Pay your application fees online before you apply for citizenship services.

Payment method

Pay your application fees online.

Details Fee (CAD) Fee (NGN)
Application for a Citizenship Certificate for adults and minors (Proof of Citizenship) 75.00 20600.00
Application to Renounce Canadian Citizenship 100.00 27500.00
Replacement / Update of proof of Canadian citizenship 75.00 20600.00
Application for a Search of Citizenship Records 75.00 20600.00

Marriage abroad

Refer to Marriage outside Canada.

Notarial services

The office provides the following notarial services, by appointment only, to Canadian citizens and, in limited cases, to non-Canadian citizens if the documents are intended for use in Canada. Note: Documents must be in English or French, or accompanied by an official translation in English or French.

Authentication/Attestation (certify the document signature, the position of an official and the seal are genuine):

Certified copy (certify the document is a true copy of the original):

  • Documents presented by a Canadian citizen or a non-Canadian citizen for use in Canada; exceptions apply (fees apply).
  • Government-issued identification requiring a certified true copy (fees apply).

Witness a signature (consular officer witnesses a signature):

  • Documents presented by a Canadian citizen or a non-Canadian citizen for use in Canada; exceptions apply (fees apply).
  • Government-issued identification requiring a witnessed signature (fees apply).

Note: Complete all documents before booking an appointment. Sign all documents in front of the consular officer.

Payment method

Credit card accepted. Use the credit card authorization form.

Valid photo ID required.

No personal cheques accepted.

Details Fee (CAD) Fee (NGN)
Administering an oath or receiving a statutory declaration or affirmation. The fee shown is per document. 50.00 13800.00
Attesting any document bearing a signature (affidavit, declaration, affirmation, etc.). The fee shown is per document. 50.00 13800.00
Authenticating (witnessing) a signature. The fee shown is per document. 50.00 13800.00
Certifying a true copy of a document. The fee shown is per copy. 20.00 5490.00
Making a copy of a document (photocopy). The fee shown is per document. 3.00 825.00

Passport services

You can pay online for all your passport services before completing your passport application.

Book an appointment to present your original documents in person.

Both parents are required to be present at the time of submission of a child's passport application.

Adult applications are submitted in person only.

Contact the High Commission to discuss your special case.

Payment method

Pay online for all your passport services.

Details Fee (CAD) Fee (NGN)
10-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 260.00 71400.00
5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 190.00 52200.00
5-year Child passport (0-15 years of age) 100.00 27500.00
Additional fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport 45.00 12350.00
Pay online

Pensions and retirement

Refer to Benefits for Canadians living abroad.

Studying abroad

Refer to Studying abroad and EduCanada.

Visa and immigration services

Voting abroad

Refer to Voting in an election while outside Canada.

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