COVID-19 TRAVEL ADVISORY

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PUBLIC HOLIDAYS AND EMBASSY CLOSURE 2021

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TELEPHONE HOTLINES

030 212 30 280

030 212 30 300 

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IMPORTANT MESSAGES

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING PASSPORT COLLECTION

PASSPORTS READY FOR COLLECTION:

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Berlin, wishes to inform members of the Nigerian community in Germany, that there is an ACCUMULATION OF UNCOLLECTED INTERNATIONAL PASSPORTS. In this regard, the Embassy is calling on Nigerians whose data were CAPTURED BETWEEN JANUARY AND 26 AUGUST 2021, to kindly proceed to the Embassy to pick up their passports. However,  those who applied due to missing passport or change of data are not included. Consequently, visitors to the Embassy are kindly advised to adhere strictly to Covid-19 safety protocol bearing in mind the current surge in Germany.

In addition, this notice is to clarify misinformation relating to "intentional delay of passport issuance'' by the Embassy as insinuated in some quarters. Accordingly, the Embassy will continue to work towards delivering prompt and efficient consular services to Nigerians.

UPDATE ON EMBASSY'S COVID-19 REGULATIONS

Following the increase in the number of new Covid-19 infection and hospitalization in the federal Republic of Germany, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has taken steps to ensure that the Chancery is safe for its staff, Nigerians seeking consular services, as well as all other visitors.

In this regard, Nigerians visiting the Embassy for consular services are required to present proof of full vaccination or negative Covid-19 test results not later than 48 hours; this include children 12 years and above.  In addition, while at the Chancery visitors are advised to keep their face masks on as required by law.

With effect from 23 November, 2021, access will not be granted to anyone that fails to comply with the aforementioned requirements.

IMPORTANT EMAIL ADDRESSES FOR CONSULAR MATTERS

PASSPORT COLLECTION 

To know whether your passport is ready for collection, send a mail to: frontdesk@nigeriaembassygermany.org

APPOINTMENT ISSUES

For questions regarding appointment, kindly send a mail to etc@nigeriaembassygermany.org

REVISED INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL PROTOCOL INTO NIGERIA

ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES

In furtherance to our notice of 15.12.2020, the general public is hereby notified that with effect from 11.01.2021, the underlisted consular services will attract administrative charge of TWENTY EUROS ONLY (€20), in addition to the following statutory fees:

(a)  Legalization of documents individuals €50/page (COMMERCIAL ENTITIES- €300,00)                         

(b)   Age Declaration                                  €40

(c)   Fast Track for passport issuance        €150 (Subject to availability of passport booklets. Please inquire!)

(d)   ETC (Emergency Travel Certificate)   €50,00

(e)   Application for loss of passport and issuance of consular letter (an administrative charge of €20 only applies)

(f)   Secretarial Services: (1) Photocopy- €1,00/page (2) Printing- €1,00/page (3) Filling of passport application forms        €10,00

CONCULAR EMERGENCIES

CONSULAR EMERGENCIES

If you have any of the following consular emergencies:

1.  Students: Is your passport expiring or had expired during the lockdown prompted by COVID-19 and you need an                      appointment?

2.  Are you in need of an ETC (Emergency Travel Certificate)?

3.  Are you in need of an urgent appointment?

Kindly send an E-mail to the: etc@nigeriaembassygermany.org 

How it works:

1.  Send the Email briefly stating your query

2.  Send proof to corroborate your query, e.g. copies of your expiring passport, students identification cards, high school matriculation for the current year, official letters requesting you to produce a valid passport with deadline etc.

3.  Wait until you receive an answer

4.  If need be, further proofs may be required of you. Kindly provide these and simply answer the mail thread.

5.  After a review of your query, an appointment will be granted to you to visit the embassy

6.  Please note that ALL other consular guidelines, regulations, and instruction still apply, regardless of the urgency of your query. Visit the consular section of the Embassy for such information.

If you have further questions, please call our service numbers listed on the website.

The Consular Section

02.07.2021

PASSPORT APPOINTMENT PORTAL

BOOKING PASSPORT APPOINTMENT

The new appointment system for passport application will be accessible effective from 4th August 2020 via the link on the Embassy's website. The first appointments will be from 11th August 2020.

REQUIREMENTS FOR FRESH OR RENEWAL OF PASSPORT

  1. Duly completed passport application form with 2 passport-sized photographs,
  2. Payment acknowledgement slip/receipt,
  3. Guarantor's forms duly completed and signed by the guarantor with a copy of his/her Nigerian passport data page and 2 passport photographs attached,
  4. Resident permit,
  5. Residents' registration document.

FOR CHILDREN UNDER 18

  1. Written letter of consent duly signed by BOTH  biological parents (whose names must appear on the birth certificate), is required,
  2. Passport data pages of the parents,
  3. Single parents must present evidence of total custodian right/divorce court judgment/ death certificate of the other parent,
  4. Proof/acknowledgment of paternity to be presented if the name of the father is not on the child's birth certificate.

Robert Koch Institute APP

Corona Warning App by the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin

To protect staff of and visitors to the Embassy of Nigeria, please be informed that the Embassy is mandating henceforth the downloading of the Corona App introduced by the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin, Germany.

Henceforth, NOBODY will be allowed into the Embassy without showing a proof of the app installed on their phones respectively. By implicaton, the App is a conditon to accessing the embassy premises.

You can download the app by following the links below:

Android       

iOS

NEW VISA REGULATION

CHANGE IN VISA APPLICATION PROCEDURE

In compliance with a directive from the Federal government of Nigeria, all visa applicants are hereby informed that with effect from 6th May 2019, visa applications will no longer be received in the Nigerian Embassy in Berlin (Neue Jakobstr. 4, 10179 Berlin). All submissions by applicants are to be made through our government authorized licensed agents, in line with global best practice.

NIGERIA VISA APPLICATION CENTER
Nigerian Government Service provider: Thebez Global Resources Limited / VFS
Regus Office: Potsdamer Platz 10 10785 Berlin 

Website: http: www.thebezglobalresourcesltd.com/Nigeria/germany/ 
Email: info.ngde@thebezglobalresourcesltd.com 
Tel: +49 30 40817 2623 (Monday-Friday, 10am -12.00 hrs)
*Please note that submission of Visa application is by appointment online.* Management

BOOST FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE EXPORTS FROM NIGERIA

betterECO GmbH has exported the first shipment of ginger from Nigeria to Germany. Other shipments expected will include turmetric and hibiscus. Gradually, betterECO is introducing large cooperatives in Nigeria to organic farming and will expand to export spices, nuts and oil seeds. 

betterECO also plans an investment in processing plants in Nigeria.

             

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