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Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria
July 13, 2020

Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria (July 13, 2020)

Location:  Nigeria

Event:  Important Evacuation Flight Details and Airline Contact Information

The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos has two scheduled evacuation flights from Lagos via Addis Ababa to Washington D.C. on July 16 and July 23 on Ethiopian Airlines.  If you have attempted to call Ethiopian Airlines but have been unable to get through, we encourage you to continue to calling or send them an e-mail.  Additional phone numbers and e-mail addresses have  been added to meet the demand for booking these flights.

These flights are for U.S. Citizens and U.S. Legal Permanent Residents only.  Visa holders are not eligible for these flights and those who are denied boarding by the airline may not receive refunds.

Contact Details:

To book your ticket, please contact Ethiopian Airlines directly by phone or email:

Booking Details:

Kindly send Ethiopian Airlines the following information via e-mail to begin your booking:

  1. Passport data page
  2. Name as it appears on your passport
  3. Date of Travel (July 16 or July 23)
  4. Telephone number

Pricing Details:

The cost for a one-way economy seat as of July 13, 2020* is as follows:

  • Adult: $2004 USD (777,000 Naira)
  • Child fare: $1,597 USD (618,718 Naira)
  • Infant: $185 USD (71,240 Naira)
  • Baggage allowance: 46kg (2 pieces of 23kg/each)

*Please note the prices are subject to change.

Once you have confirmed a seat with the airline, you will be responsible for paying for the flight directly with Ethiopian Airlines. 

Account Details:

Naira Account: 

Account Name:  Ethiopian Airlines Abuja operation

Account Number: 1011937617

Bank: Zenith

Passenger’s name should be put as remark on the payment platform

Dollar Account:

Account Name:  Ethiopian Airlines Abuja operation

Account Number: 5070082125

Bank: Zenith

Passenger’s name should be put as remark on the payment platform

Please note: Abuja has no flights scheduled at this time.

Evacuation Flight Registration

U.S. Mission Nigeria released a new evacuation questionnaire on April 22, 2020.  If you have not yet completed the questionnaire, please CAREFULLY and ACCURATELY complete the appropriate questionnaire below.  EACH TRAVELER in your party must complete his/her own questionnaire in order to be included in our data.  If there is space for you on a future flight, we will contact you directly by phone.

New Lagos Evacuation Flight Questionnaire

New Abuja Evacuation Flight Questionnaire

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area
+234 (9) 461-4000 during business hours; after hours press zero (0)

U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Nigeria
2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island
+234 (1) 460-3400 during business hours and after hours

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Nigeria Country Information<https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Nigeria.html>

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