Friday, January 18

Nigerian International e-Passport With 10 Years Validity Finally Launched. Prices Included!

President Muhammadu Buhari  launched a new enhanced Electronic Nigerian International Passport which has 10 years validity period with 64 pages on Tuesday.

new nigerian international passport and priceHe performed the ceremony at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the presidential villa, Abuja.
 The President was captured with the passport and after  an hour, he was issued his own 10 year validity passport by the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Mr Mohammad Babandede.
later while Speaking to the State House correspondents , Babandede explained that the new passport has enhanced features which will make it easier for security management.
He said there are 25 differences between the old Nigerian International passport and the new Nigerian International e-passport but he added that the old passport will work concurrently with the new one until they are gradually replaced.

The Nigerian International Passport Price

  • 32-page new Nigerian international passport with five years validity period goes for N25,000 in Nigeria and $130 abroad,
  • 64-page passport with validity period of five years goes for N30,000 in Nigeria and $150 abroad and
  • 64-page passport with 10 years validity period goes for N70,000 in Nigeria and $230 abroad.
All price announce by Babandede
He said: “The new passport reform programed is weather friendly, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) compliant, it has poly-carbonate technology that eliminates damage, enhanced security features and save Nigerians in the Diaspora time of frequent visit to Nigerian Embassy among others.”
Also speaking, the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau said Nigerians in Diaspora demanded the10-year validity passport, which the government has obliged them.
source: Ogbongeblog

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