passport of Nigeria

Nigeria Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel151

Asset protection123

Quality of life145

"Plan B"142

About Nigeria

A state in West Africa. It borders on Benin, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, washed by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. In terms of population, Nigeria is the first in Africa and the seventh in the world. The basis of the country’s economy is agriculture, mining, including including oil, and tourism.

Rainforests, savannahs, waterfalls, history and culture of Nigeria attract foreign tourists. The list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites includes two attractions of the country: the cultural landscape of Sukur and the Osun-Osogbo forest, sacred to the Yoruba tribes.


213 million



Official language

English, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo

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Grounds for obtaining a Nigeria passport

Nigeria allows dual citizenship

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Estimated time: 15 years

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Nigeria passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records