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From reading several post concerning have the short or long birth certificate I spoke with my fiance about it just to make sure he has the right one. I read that the Consulate only accepts the long birth certificate..what if he can't get the long one because the building is no longer there where he is from? Could he get an affidavit? If not what are his other options?

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From what i read.Lagos Consulate Does not accept Affidavit.You can visit the nearest Local Government for issuance of Birth Certificate


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he should be able to get it few days to 1 wk


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Birth and Death Certificates

Generally available, particularly for events occurring after 1970. Registration of births and deaths is compulsory in Lagos. The National Population Commission issues birth certificates for births after 1992.

For Lagos records, certified copies of records for dates ending with 1979 can be obtained at the Lagos State Ministry of Health, Old Secretariat, Ikeja, Lagos. For records after 1979, contact the local government that issued the original certificate directly. Most births and deaths outside of Lagos are also registered at the time of the event. Applicants can obtain certified true copies of certificates directly from the local government. Alternatively, acceptable identity/parentage documents are infant baptismal certificates and hospital or maternity clinic records of birth. Home births are rare in Nigeria and medical records are available in most cases. Affidavits may be acceptable as substitutes for documents for those born outside Lagos prior to 1960 or born in the eastern part of Nigeria in the 1960's at the time of the Biafran War, when presented in combination with convincing secondary evidence of relationship.


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yes he can get it from any local govt...and the length depends on him sha if he dey walk like Naija man and dey talk like naija man he will surely know how to get what he wants abi now....Good luck :thumbs:


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