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Due to a consular systems upgrade, consular operations at the U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulate in Nigeria will be closed to the public on Friday, October 9. If you already have an appointment scheduled for this date, your appointment has been rescheduled and an email sent to you.  You may log into your profile at to verify your new appointment date and time. For any emergency travel, please look at the instructions on requesting an emergency appointment here or contact us directly at  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

 Dear Applicants,

Kindly ensure that your most recent DS-160 number reflects on your profile and on your appointment confirmation letter.  Any changes to your profile must be made at least 2 working days before your scheduled appointment.

It is important that your most recent DS-160 confirmation code is updated in your profile and reflects on your 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.