You cannot travel out of a country without a passport. Given the fact that most Nigerian youths are looking for a way to leave this country, it is not surprising to see the number of people waiting at the Nigerian Immigration office.
Let me give you a little story; when I was serving at Abeokuta, Ogun State, I wanted to go and do my passport because I wanted to leave the country immediately after service for my master. So, when I got there, I didn’t believe my eyes. The place looked like Onitsha main market. They were over 500 people who came to do the exact same thing I came to do.
So, as a big boy who was coming from the small state of Anambra, I decided I wasn’t going to wait o that line. I believed that the immigration office in Anambra will not have a lot of people waiting to do their passport or collect their passport.
Anyways, I was shocked at the number of people I met at the Awka immigration office. People were scattered everywhere. Both inside and outside, and by the road. Some were drinking malt, others eating biscuit. In fact, there was a place you could eat food near there because that the woman selling the food new that people would keep coming.
Anyways, here are the addresses of passport offices in Nigeria and their Locations.
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Can you get your passport in 24 hours?
This is Nigeria and so the answer is yes. Yes, you can get your passport in 24 hours. But this can cost you a lot more than waiting for the average two weeks to get yours. You will have to settle a lot of people. But yes, you can.
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List of Addresses Of Passport Offices In Nigeria And Their Locations
- ABIA STATE:
The Abia State Passport office is located at No. 72, School Road, Umuahia.
- ABUJA PASSPORT OFFICES
There are two passport offices in Abuja.
- Abuja Service Headquarters: The passport office is located at the Nigeria Immigration Headquarters, Airport Road, Sauka, Abuja.
- Abuja Federal Capital Territory (FCT) passport office is located at the Old Secretariat Road, Gwagwalada, Abuja.
- ADAMAWA STATE
The Adamawa State Passport Office is located at the Federal Secretariat Complex, Yola.
- AKWA IBOM.
Passport Office in Awka Ibom is located at the Federal Secretariat, Abak Road, Uyo.
5. ANAMBRA STATE
The Anambra State Passport Office is located at the Immigration Command Headquarters, Awka. Its very close to Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka.
6. BAUCHI STATE.
The Passport Office in Bauchi is located at the, Federal Secretariat, Bauchi.
7. BAYELSA STATE,
The Passport Office in Bayelsa is located at Road Safety Road, Yenogoa.
8. BENUE STATE,
The Passport Office in Benue State is located at No. 6, Kashim Ibrahim Road, GRA, Makurdi.
9. BORNO STATE,
The passport office in Borno State is located at, Off Bama Road, Maiduguri.
11. CROSS RIVER STATE,
The Passport Office in Cross River State is located at No. 2, Otuansa Street, Opposite Airport, Calabar.
12. DELTA STATE,
The Passport Office in Delta State is located at the immigration Command Headquarters, Ogwashiku Road, Asaba.
13. EBONYI STATE.
The Passport Office in Ebonyi State is located at No. 2, Afor Esuna Road, Abakaliki.
14. EDO STATE,
The Nigerian Immigrations Passport Office in Edo State is located at the Immigrations Command Headquarters, Ikpoba Hill, Benin City.
15. EKITI STATE,
The Passport Office in Ekiti State is located at Kilometer 5, Afe Babalola Road,
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16. ENUGU STATE.
The Enugu Passport Office is Located at the Federal Secretariat, Ogui Layout, Enugu.
17. GOMBE STATE.
The Gombe Passport Office is located at the Immigration Barracks, Bauchi Road, Gombe.
18. IMO STATE.
The Passport Office in Imo State is located at the Federal Secretariat, Onitsha Road, Owerri.
19. JIGAWA STATE.
The Passport Office in Jigawa is located at the Old State Secretariat, Dutse.
20. KADUNA STATE
The Passport Office in Kaduna State is located at Independence Way, Kaduna.
21. KANO STATE.
There are two passport offices in Kano.
a. One is located By Farm Settlement, Off Maiduguri Road, Kano
b. The second is located atAmana City, Kombotso Area, Zaria Road, Kano
22. KATSINA STATE
The Passport Office in Katsina State is located at Hassan Usman Road, Katsina.
23. KEBBI STATE.
The Passport Office in Kebbi State is located near the new Government House, Argungu Road, Birnin Kebbi.
24. KOGI STATE.
The Passport Office in Kogi State is located Off Mount Patti Road, Lokoja.
25. KWARA STATE.
The Passport Office in Kwara State is located at Federal Secretariat, Fate Road, Ilorin.
26. LAGOS STATE,
There are three passport offices in Lagos State: There is the Ikoyi Passport Office, which is the passport office in Ikoyi.
a. Ikoyi Passport Office: The first is the Ikoyi Passport Office. It is located at Alagbon Close, Ikoyi, Lagos. You can use your google map to find it.
b. Ikeja Passport Office: The second passport office (Ikeja Passport Office) in Lagos is located at Alausa Passport Office, Asbiffi Road, Near State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja.
c. Festac Passport Office: The third Passport office in Lagos is located at Festac. The Festac Passport Office is located at 3rd Avenue, A Close, Festac Town, Lagos.
Phone number and Contact address of the Ikoyi Passport Office
There is no offical phone number for the Ikoyi Passport office, but you can call the Abuja Headquarters and ask for a contact for Ikoyi with the contact information below.
27. NASARAWA STATE,
The Passport Office in Nasarawa State is located at Lafia-Makurdi Road, LGA Secretariat, Lafia-Makurdi.
28. NIGER STATE.
The Passport Office in Niger State is located at the Old State Secretariat, Minna.
29. OGUN STATE
Again, there are two passport offices in Ogun State.
- The first one is the Passport Office located at the Old Party Secretariat,
Near the Governor’s office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta.
- The second passport office in Ogun is located at GRA, Sagamu,
30. ONDO STATE,
The Passport Office in Ondo State is located at the Federal Secretariat Complex,
31. OSUN STATE.
The Passport Office in Osun State is located at Gbongan Road, Osogbo.
32. OYO STATE
The Passport Office in Oyo State is located at Agodi Gate Area, Agodi, Ibadan.
33. PLATEAU STATE.
The Passport Office in Plateau State is located at the Federal Secretariat Complex,
34. RIVER STATE,
The Passport Office in River State is located at the Federal Secretariat, Abak Road, Port Harcourt.
35. SOKOTO STATE,
The Passport Office in Sokoto State is located at the Federal Secretariat Complex,
39. TARABA STATE,
The Taraba State Passport Office is located at Mile 6, Jalingo-Numan Road, Jalingo.
40. YOBE STATE,
The Passport Office in Yobe State is located at Gashua Road, Near Federal Secretariat, Damaturu.
41. ZAMFARA STATE,
lastly, the Passport Office in Zamfara State is located at Near Government House,
Final Words on Addresses and Location Of All Passport Offices In Nigeria
The addresses of all passport offices in Nigeria has been given above. So, you don’t have to get lost when looking for where to do your passport. Remember that your international passport is your identity when you are in a foreign land. So, remember to take absolute care of your passport.
It’s also an expensive document, so keep them safe.
Before we finish this article, I want to point out a few reasons why you need an international passport. One is that the passport serves as an identity for you both here in Nigeria and outside the country. You can use it to open a bank account even.
Also, you can’t really apply to study abroad without having a passport.
Though getting a passport is expensive, but at a certain time, it is worth getting because you never know what opportunities can come up and you’ll need them.
Applying for a passport can take time, but if you have the money to spend, they can always get you your passport with 24 hours.
This is Nigeria?