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Deputy High Commission of Canada in Nigeria, in Lagos

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Nigeria.

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


4 Anifowoshe Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria

Office closures

Date Holiday
2023-01-03 New Year's Day
2023-02-20 Family Day
2023-04-07 Good Friday
2023-04-10 Easter Monday
2023-04-21 Eid al-Fitr
2023-05-01 Labour Day (Nigeria)
2023-06-28 Eid al-Kabir
2023-07-03 Canada Day
2023-09-04 Labour Day (Canada)
2023-10-02 Nigeria National Day & National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
2023-12-25 Christmas Day
2023-12-26 Boxing Day
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