New Nigeria International Passport To Cost N70,000 – Immigration Service
Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on Monday said registration and the issuance of new global passport might cost Nigerians N70,000.
NIS spokesman Sunday James, who made the disclosure, stated the organisation will commence issuance of the new global passport from Monday, March 4 2019 in Abuja.
Issuance of the passport will start in Ikoyi in Lagos on March 25, Kano on April 1, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos on April 8 and London, United Kingdom April 15.
He said the section a couple of rollout in New York, Washington, and Atlanta, USA might comply with at once after London on April 22; whilst different places, nearby and overseas, might comply with in series from April 29.
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, January sixteen launched the brand new red diplomatic passport at an emergency Federal Executive Council assembly in Abuja.
However, NIS spokesman stated existing passport book will run simultaneously with the brand new greater passport ebook till the previous expires.
According to James, the benefits of the brand new passport consists of its 10-12 months validity, self-tracking of software and express centres for pressing utility.
Other advantages he stated covered weather friendliness, compliance with today’s ICAO wellknown, polycarbonate technology that reduces the incidence of damage as nicely saves Nigerians within the Diaspora time of frequent visits to Nigerian Embassies.
He, but, entreated “Nigerians to take gain of the reforms, avoid patronising 0.33 celebration or touts and utilise the web platforms supplied via the service for his or her passport utility.”