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Nigerian citizens are required to pay a visa issuance fee, or reciprocity fee, for all approved applications for nonimmigrant visas in B, F, H1B, I, L, and R visa classifications. The reciprocity fee is charged in addition to the nonimmigrant visa application fee, also known as the MRV fee, which all applicants pay at the time of application, and must be paid in cash at the U.S. Embassy or the U.S. Consulate General. Please see here for more detail.  

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The Embassy and Consulate of the United States in Nigeria have suspended the interview waiver “Drop Box” application process effective May 14, 2019

All applicants are required to schedule regular appointments until further notice.

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On June 26, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that allows continued implementation of Presidential Proclamation 9645 (P.P.).   Certain nationals of Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and Venezuela are subject to the restrictions and limitations. More information is available at this link.

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IMMIGRANT APPLICANTS- In order to pick up your immigrant visa issued in Lagos, you MUST create an account on www.ustraveldocs.com/ng.  Creating an account online gives us the information we need to return your passport and documents to you after your interview. When your documents are ready for pick up, you will receive an SMS and email notice on the phone number and email address provided on this link. It is therefore important that you provide the correct information. Registration is free.

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Effective immediately, visa applicants who do not upload their photos when submitting their DS-160 visa application will be turned away and advised to complete their application by uploading a proper photo.  This will usually require the rescheduling of their appointment.  The process for uploading photos is easy and is thoroughly explained in our on-line application.  Avoid disappointment and delay—upload your photo as part of your visa application!

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Applicants are to ensure that the  DS-160 confirmation  number on their DS-160 confirmation page matches with the DS-160 number on their appointment confirmation letters.  Any changes to applicants profiles must be made at least 3 working days prior to  their  scheduled appointment day. It is important that the most recent DS-160 confirmation code matches the DS-160 code on the appointment letter on the day of your appointment. Applicants will be turned back at the Consulate/Embassy if their DS-160 numbers do not match.

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Nigeria. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Abuja or the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos.

This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria.