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last updated on 2013-06-07 by sleekdizel
|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) 1 460 3400
|Consulate E-Mail:||lagosIV@state.gov for immigrant visas|
|Address:||2, Walter Carrington Crescent
|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.|
|Issues a Packet 3?|
|Packet 3 Contains:||DS-156 (Available Online)
Police Report request letter (Can be Downloaded Online)
|Issues a Packet 4?||Yes|
|Packet 4 contents (if known):||Interview date Notification letter|
|What forms should be send back to the Consulate?||None, they should all be brought to the interview|
|Other Forms (if any)?||Passport
Three passport photos
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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?||#31,000 naira for adults
|List of doctors?||(1)Dr. Funmi Alakija
Q-Life Family Clinic
Plot 155A Prince Ade Odedina Street
Off Ajose Adegun,
Victoria Island Annexe
Telephone: 01-804-2000, 01-726-2840
(2)The Chidlren's Practice
25, Raymond Njoku Street, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Dr. A. L. Anga
Tel: 01-4611941, 01-8930723, 08022235834.
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|
|Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate?||There are many nearby to choose from.|
Visa fee, paid at the consulate: $240 USD