The State Department has updated the Country Information Page for Nigeria on November 15, 2018. This document contains useful information for U.S. citizens travelling to Nigeria or residing in Nigeria about matters of entry and exit requirements, visas, safety, security, local laws, special circumstances, health, travel and transportation.
For information on security in Nigeria:
- See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution,Travel Advisories and Alerts, the Nigeria Travel Advisory, Nigeria Country Information, and the Crime and Safety Reports for Nigeria
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security alerts and make it easier to contact you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Abuja, located at Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area, at +234 (9) 461-4328 (ACS only), Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +234 (9) 461-4000 and press zero. Email at AbujaACS@state.gov .
- Contact the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, located 2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, at +234 (1) 460-3600 (ACS only), Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +234 (1) 460 3400. Email at LagosACS@state.gov .
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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