How do you contact the American Embassy in Lagos, Nigeria?


Quick Answer

Contact the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria by navigating to the Contact Us page of the U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria website. The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria is located in Abuja, not Lagos, but a U.S. Consulate is located in Lagos, as of December 2015. The contact information available for the U.S. Embassy or the U.S. Consulate includes the address, telephone number and fax number. Email addresses are also available, especially for the various services provided by the Lagos consulate.

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The U.S. Consulate in Lagos provides consular services for both U.S. citizens and non-citizens. Consular services provided to U.S. citizens include replacing lost passports, providing emergency funds and contacting American relatives living in Nigeria. Non-citizen consular services include visa services for Nigerian citizens wishing to visit the United States.

Details on the types of visas processed by the U.S. Consulate in Lagos are found on the Visa Services Web page. A Nigerian citizen can apply for a non-immigrant visa if he wishes to visit or study in the United States. An immigrant visa is available for Nigerian citizens wishing to obtaining permanent resident status in the United States. Work visas are also available in the U.S. Consulate in Lagos.

The Embassy's and Consulate's hours of operation are also available on the Contact Us page.

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