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High Commission of Canada in Nigeria, in Abuja

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Nigeria.

We also provide services to Canadians in:

Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe

Closure of the High Commission of Canada

The High Commission of Canada to Nigeria, in Abuja, is closed until further notice. Canadians in need of emergency consular assistance, please contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa.

Statement by High Commission of Canada on investigation into cause of explosion on November 6, 2023

Services and information

Adoption and surrogacy

Process to adopt a child internationally and bring them back to Canada.

Birth abroad

Register a child's birth abroad.

Citizenship services

Steps to become a Canadian citizen. Get proof of citizenship.

Marriage abroad

Requirements, documents and processes for getting married abroad.

Notarial services

Have your documents certified and authenticated.

Passport services

Apply for a passport and what to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged.

Pensions and retirement

Information on pensions and retiring outside of Canada.

Studying abroad

Information on education or research opportunities in foreign countries.

Visa and immigration services

Apply to immigrate. Get a visa to study, work or visit Canada.

Voting abroad

Voting process for Canadians who live abroad.

Office information


13010G, Palm close, Diplomatic drive, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria

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