Issuance of ePassports

The Consulate General refers matters of issuance of new machine readable passports to the Embassy of Nigeria Beijing as it is yet to commence the issuance of Nigerian passports. The new Nigerian ePassport is valid for only five (5) years and cannot be extended. A new passport will be issued on expiry after five years validity.

Intending applicants should refer to guidelines for details, and note the following requirements:



  1. Online Citizen Registration
  2. Completed Online Application Forms (2 Copies)
  3. Online Guarantors Form (2 Copies)
    Guarantor form can only be obtained after you have completed the main ePassport application, acquired application ID and reference number
  4. Online Payment Slip (2 Copies)
  5. Applicant's Passport-Sized Photographs (2 Copies)
  6. Guarantors' Passport-Size Photograph (2 Copies)
  7. Applicant's Passort Data Page (2 Copies)
  8. Guarantor's Passport Data Page (2 Copies)
  9. Applicant's Residence Permit Visa or Marriage Visa
  10. Guarantor's Resident Visa / Marriage Visa (2 Copies)
  11. Birth Certificate (for those born in China) (2 Copies)


Completed ePassport application with required documents should be submitted to the Nigeria Embassy in Beijing, for the remaining process as well as issuance.




Address: Embassy of Nigeria, Beijing China.
No 2 DongWuJie, SanLiTun, 100600, Beijing, China.
Days: Tue and Thur (Excluding Holidays)

Lost Passports


Nigerians that lost their valid passports are required to report to the nearest police station and obtain a police report as part of the requirements for issuance of new passports. For details you are advised to refer to.





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