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last updated on 2014-05-31 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) 1 460 3400
(234)-1-261-2218, (234)-1-261-9856
Consulate E-Mail: for immigrant visas
Address: 2, Walter Carrington Crescent
Victoria Island
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 You can get the forms online at No need to go to the consulate to pick up forms. Download forms if unexpired or get current versions of same forms. Email 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-156 (Available Online)
Police Report request letter (Can be downloaded from the Department of State website at:
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: Website: 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
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.

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.
Additional Info?
Visa fee, paid at the consulate: $240 USD (applies only to K1 Visa seekers)

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