Lagos, Nigeria
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last updated on 2014-10-16 by dwheels76
Consulate Phone Number: (234)-1-261-5697 or (234)-1-261-5699
In case no one picks up any of the first set of numbers, try:
(234)-1-261-0050
(234) 1 460 3400
(234)-1-261-2218, (234)-1-261-9856
Consulate E-Mail: lagosIV@state.gov for immigrant visas
Address: 2, Walter Carrington Crescent
Victoria Island
Lagos
Nigeria
Working Hours: 7:00am - 4:00pm Monday through Thursday. 7:00am-1:00pm Friday
Best Way to Contact Consulate: First--email; autoresponses within an hour then will take 2-3 days to reply
Second-- Visit information booth at the consulate.
Third--Call, however you rarely get through by calling.
Email or visit is best.


Approx Waiting Time for interview date from when the Consulate receives the package from the NVC: Can take 1 to 3 months. Once you pay the 39600 naira visa fee in a GTB Bank,you can go online to schedule an appointment at www.ustraveldocs.com You can get the forms online at http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/immigrant_visa_forms.html No need to go to the consulate to pick up forms. Download forms if unexpired or get current versions of same forms. Email LagosIV@state.gov for your interview date. (This applies only to K1 Visa seekers. IR1/CR1 are handled through NVC)
Issues a Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: DS-160 (Available Online)
The new DS-160 Online, Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application, will eventually replace current nonimmigrant application forms DS-156, 157, 158, and other related forms, such as the DS-156E, 156K, and 156V.

I-134 - Affidavit of Support

Police Report request letter (Can be downloaded from the Department of State website at: http://bit.do/lagospolicereport)

I-693

Applicants must also submit some or all of the following, as noted:

(For all applicants) An international passport valid for at least six months beyond the intended period of stay in the United States. Please note that the passport must have current and accurate biographic information and should have no observations. There should be no titles in the surname or given name fields of the passport.

(For all applicants) A barcoded confirmation page for the DS-160 online nonimmigrant visa application form. The confirmation page can be obtained only after applicants complete and submit the DS-160 over the Internet. Applicants should answer all questions completely and digitally sign the DS-160 before submission. The DS-160 and instructions for completing it can be found on the Consular Electronic Application Center at https://ceac.state.gov/GENNIV

(For all applicants) Two passport (5cm x 5cm) photographs with full face forward against a white background taken within the last six months. Hair must not cover the ears. No photos with dark glasses or non-religious, tribal, or chieftaincy head covering will be permitted.

(For all applicants) Appointment confirmation letter from CGI website (http://www.ustraveldocs.com/ng ).

(For all applicants) Visa application fee receipt from GT Bank.

Issues a Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 contents (if known): Interview date Notification letter for IR1/CR1 will come issued by NVC.
What forms should be send back to the Consulate? None, they should all be brought to the interview. This applies only to K1 Visa seekers.

All IR1.CR1 you submitted documents already through NVC and your case-file will be forwarded to Consulate in time for interview.
Other Forms (if any)? Passport
Birth certificate
Three passport photos
Police report
Medical report & Xray
Packet 3 forms.
Interview notification letter.
Consulate offers Direct Consular Filing? No
If so, for all or only for US citizen who is lawfully resident in your country? Residents_Only
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend the interview? No
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Advance
Did the embassy schedule your interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not whats the waiting period? Couple days to sometimes a week, depending on the situation. VISA PICK UP LOCATION:- VF Global Services Nigeria Ltd, Block 94, Plot 23, Providence Street, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lekki scheme 1, Lagos - Nigeria. Helpline no.: 01- 951 5183 Email: infousnigeria@vfshelpline.com Website: www.usa-vfsglobal-ng.com Business Hours: Working hours are from 0800 to 1230 hrs; 1330 to 1600 hrs. Monday To Friday except declared Nigerian and U.S. Holidays
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? N32,000 naira for adults

They are requesting 5 passport photographs.

List of doctors? (1)Dr. Funmi Alakija
Q-Life Family Clinic
Plot 155A Prince Ade Odedina Street
Off Ajose Adegun,
Victoria Island Annexe
Lagos, Nigeria
Telephone: 01-804-2000, 01-726-2840
Cell: 0702-770-4055

(2)The Chidlren's Practice
25, Raymond Njoku Street, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Dr. A. L. Anga
Tel: 01-4611941, 01-8930723, 08022235834.
E-mail: info@childrenspractice.com

Monday Friday 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Saturdays 9:00 AM 2:00 PM
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 2
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 3
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? Varies from 2 to 7 hrs.
Vaccination requirements? All vaccination type required.

**Also note if you do get the HEP A & B shots you do not have to take the 2nd or 3rd round. The shot is optional for people 18-64.
If you choose to get the shot you can take the next round in the US when you get there. And no they will not withhold your results or deny your Visa because you didn't get a HEP shot.
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate? There are many nearby to choose from.
Additional Info? http://travel.state.gov/visa/forms/forms_1342.html
Visa fee, paid at the consulate: $240 USD (applies only to K1 Visa seekers)

The following items are not permitted on the premises of the United States Embassy or Consulate:

Weapons of any kind or size, sharp metal or glass objects, razor blades, liquids, bottles, powdery substances, umbrellas and electronic or battery-operated equipment (including cell phones, radios, tape recorders, cameras, personal digital assistants, computers). If you have any of these items, you will not be permitted to enter the facility.

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