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How to Pay for Fresh / Renewal of Passport in Nigeria:
  • Log in through portal.immigration.gov.ng
  • From the passport menu.
    • Click on fresh/passport renewal tab.
    • Choose “Standard e-passport” from the passport type drop down.
    • Select “Country from processing country drop down e.g. Nigeria.
    • Click “Start application.
    • Fill the form and complete the fields provided with the correct details.
    • Tick “I accept full responsibility for the information provided in this form.
  • The portal generates an application ID and reference Number unique to your application.
  • You are prompted to print the acknowledgment form and “Continue application”.
    • Click continue.
  • Click ”Proceed to online payments”.
  • Please note these are the ONLY authorized payment platform.
  • Select any of these : Innovate1pay, Net post pay, Pay Arena, Teasy, Saana pay.
    • Click Continue.
  • You have an option of card or bank payment.
    • Select proceed to payment.
  • If card option chosen, complete details.
  • If bank; Print slip for further processing at bank where you pay at bank’s POS cash.
    • Please Note : The approved payment gateway is as stated on the portal.

    Thank You

How to Pay for Fresh / Renewal of Passport for persons in diaspora:
  • Log in through portal.immigration.gov.ng
  • From the passport menu.
    • Click on fresh/passport renewal tab.
    • Choose “Standard e-passport” from the passport type drop down.
    • Select “Country from processing country drop down e.g. United Kingdom.
  • The portal automatically redirects you to our international partner’s payment platform Innovate1 Pay site.
  • There is an instruction on the front page you must take note of.
    • Click Start Application.
  • To proceed, you are expected to have an email account e.g. Yahoo or Gmail, in the case you don’t have any of them, the Open ID is the tab you click.
    • Click on any of the email tab and log into your email account properly.
    • Fill the form and complete the fields provided with the correct details.
    • Tick “I accept full responsibility for the information provided in this form.
  • The portal generates an application ID and reference Number unique to your application.
  • You are prompted to print the acknowledgment form and “Continue application”.
    • Click Continue.
  • Click ”Proceed to online payments”.

  • Thank You

If you have generated ID and REF Number previously and you want to continue:
  • Log in through portal.immigration.gov.ng
  • Click Apply on line.
  • Click on Application Payment Status.
  • Select Passport or Visa and Insert Application I.D and Ref. No.
  • Click Search Records.
  • Then Click, proceed to Online Payments.
  • Click Continue.
  • Click Start Payments.

To print receipts or acknowledgement Slips:
  • Log in through portal.immigration.gov.ng
  • Click Apply on line.
  • Click on Application Payment Status.
  • Select Passport and Insert Application I.D and Ref. No.
  • Click Search Records.
  • Print.

To print your Receipt in respect of Admin Charges Please follow these Steps:
  • Log in through portal.immigration.gov.ng
  • Click Apply on line.
  • Click Change Request Status.
  • Type in your Passcode.
  • Click search records.
  • Click Print Receipt.

How to Pay for Lost / Stolen or Damaged Passport:
  • Log in through portal.immigration.gov.ng
  • From the passport menu.
    • Click on Lost/Stolen or Damaged tab.
    • Choose “Lost Replacement Request” or “Damaged Passport” as it applies to you from the Change type drop down.
    • Enter the passport number of the said passport.
    • Click Start Application.
    • Fill the form and complete the fields provided with the correct details.
    • Tick “I accept full responsibility for the information provided in this form.
  • The portal generates an application ID and reference Number unique to your application.
  • You are prompted to print the acknowledgment form and “Continue application”.
    • Click Continue.
  • Click ”Proceed to online payments”.
  • Please note these are the ONLY authorized payment platform.
  • Select any of these : Innovate1pay, Net post pay, Pay Arena, Teasy, Saana pay.
    • Click Continue.
  • You have an option of card or bank payment.
    • Select proceed to payment.
  • If card option chosen, complete details.
  • If bank; Print slip for further processing at bank where you pay at bank’s POS cash.
    • Please Note : The approved payment gateway is as stated on the portal.

    Thank You

How to Pay for Administrative Fees, Correction of Data (COD):
  • Log in through portal.immigration.gov.ng
  • From the passport menu.
    • Click on “ Apply for Change of Data” tab.
    • Click on the Change Type and choose from the drop down “Change of Data Request/ Data Change option.
    • Enter the passport number of the said passport.
    • Click Start Application.
    • Fill the form and complete the fields provided with the correct details.
    • Tick “I accept full responsibility for the information provided in this form.
  • The portal generates an application ID and reference Number unique to your application.
  • You are prompted to print the acknowledgment form and “Continue application”.
    • Click Continue.
  • Click ”Proceed to online payments”.
  • Please note these are the ONLY authorized payment platform.
  • Select any of these : Innovate1pay, Net post pay, Pay Arena, Teasy, Saana pay.
    • Click Continue.
  • You have an option of card or bank payment.
    • Select proceed to payment.
  • If card option chosen, complete details.
  • If bank; Print slip for further processing at bank where you pay at bank’s POS cash.
    • Please Note : The approved payment gateway is as stated on the portal.

    Thank You

How to Pay for Change of Data due to Change of Marital Status:
  • Log in through portal.immigration.gov.ng
  • From the passport menu.
    • Click on Change of Data due to Change of Marital Status tab.
    • Select what applies to you from ‘Change Name Reason’ drop down.
    • Click Start Application.
    • Fill the form and complete the fields provided with the correct details.
    • Tick “I accept full responsibility for the information provided in this form.
  • The portal generates an application ID and reference Number unique to your application.
  • You are prompted to print the acknowledgment form and “Continue application”.
    • Click Continue.
  • Click ”Proceed to online payments”.
  • Please note these are the ONLY authorized payment platform.
  • Select any of these : Innovate1pay, Net post pay, Pay Arena, Teasy, Saana pay.
    • Click Continue.
  • You have an option of card or bank payment.
    • Select proceed to payment.
  • If card option chosen, complete details.
  • If bank; Print slip for further processing at bank where you pay at bank’s POS cash.
    • Please Note : The approved payment gateway is as stated on the portal.

    Thank You