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Government of Canada services and information in Lagos, Nigeria

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

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 by email at 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 24750.00
Replacement / Update of proof of Canadian citizenship 75.00 24750.00

Marriage abroad

Refer to Marriage outside Canada.

Notarial services

The office provides the following notarial services, by appointment only by email at, 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):

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)
Authenticating (witnessing) a signature. The fee shown is per document. 50.00 16500.00
Providing a Passport Canada CTC. The fee shown is per set of three copies. 45.00 14850.00

Passport services

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

Book an appointment by email at 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 85800.00
5-year adult passport (age 16 or over) 190.00 62700.00
5-year Child passport (0-15 years of age) 100.00 33000.00
Additional fee for replacing a valid lost or stolen passport 45.00 14850.00
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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