Requirements




First Issue (Fresh)

  • Duly completed passport application form and 2 passport sized photographs.
  • Payment acknowledgement slip/receipt.
  • Guarantor's Form duly completed and signed by the Guarantor with the copy of his/her Nigeria passport data page and 2 passport photographs attached.
  • Birth Certificate or Age Declaration duly endorsed by a Commissioner for Oaths.
  • Certificate of Origin or Certificate of Identification from the applicant's LGA in Nigeria or National ID card.
  • Copy of any other passport in possession.
  • Resident Permit (or Duldung, Fiktionsbescheinigung etc.)
  • Residents' registration document (Anmeldebestaetigung)
  • Letter of consent written and signed by both biological parents (whose names must appear on the birth certificate).
  • Evidence of Nigerian citizenship of parent(s).
  • Parents' passport data pages.

  • Single parents must present evidence of total custody (alleiniges Sorgerecht, divorce court judgement or death certificate of the other parent).
  • Proof/Acknowledgement of Paternity (Vaterschaftanerkennung) to be presented if the name of the father is not on the child's birth certificate.

  • Reissue (Renewal)

    • Expired/expiring passport booklet.
    • Duly completed passport application form and 2 passport sized photographs.
    • Payment acknowledgment slip/receipt.
    • Guarantor's Form duly completed and signed by the Guarantor with the copy of his/her Nigeria passport data page and 2 passport photographs attached.
    • Resident Permit (or Duldung, Fiktionsbescheinigung etc.)
    • Residents’ registration document (Anmeldebestaetigung)
    • Letter of consent written and signed by both biological parents (whose names must appear on the birth certificate).
    • Parents’ passport data pages.

  • Single parents must present evidence of total custody (alleiniges Sorgerecht, divorce court judgement or death certificate of the other parent).
  • Proof/Acknowledgement of Paternity (Vaterschaftanerkennung) to be presented if the name of the father is not on the child's birth certificate.

  • Lost/Stolen/Damaged passport

    • Formally written and signed application for reissue of lost/stolen/damaged passport.
    • Damaged passport booklet/copy of lost or stolen passport´s data page showing passport number and date of issue, OR
    • Police report on the loss/stolen of passportExpired/expiring passport booklet.
    • Duly completed passport application form and 2 passport sized photographs.
    • Payment acknowledgement slip/receipt.
    • Guarantor's Form duly completed and signed by the Guarantor with the copy of his/her Nigeria passport data page and 2 passport photographs attached.
    • Resident Permit (or Duldung, Fiktionsbescheinigung etc.)
    • Residents’ registration document (Anmeldebestaetigung)
    • Letter of consent written and signed by both biological parents (whose names must appear on the birth certificate).
    • Parents’ passport data pages.

  • Single parents must present evidence of total custody (alleiniges Sorgerecht, divorce court judgement or death certificate of the other parent).
  • Proof/Acknowledgement of Paternity (Vaterschaftanerkennung) to be presented if the name of the father is not on the child's birth certificate.

  • Change of Surname (due to marriage, divorce or death of spouse)

    • Formally written and signed application for reissue of passport with change of data as applicable.
    • Expired/expiring passport booklet.
    • Duly completed passport application form and 2 passport sized photographs.
    • Payment acknowledgement slip/receipt.
    • Guarantor's Form duly completed and signed by the Guarantor with the copy of his/her Nigeria passport data page and 2 passport photographs attached.
    • Resident Permit (German passport, Duldung, Fiktionsbescheinigung etc.)
    • Copy of residents’ registration document (Anmeldebestaetigung)
    • Marriage certificate.
    • Statutory evidence of change of name due to marital status (Affidavit etc.)
    • Publication of name change in any Nigerian newspaper.
    • Evidence of maiden name.
    • Spouse's proof of ID such as International Passport or National Identity Card.
    • Divorce certificate (for divorcees only)
    • Death Certificate of spouse (for widows only)