If you want to obtain a United States visa, or you have any other business you intend to transact at the U.S. embassy, there are two places you can find the embassy of the United States of America in Nigeria and the Consulate. Go to the federal capital, Abuja, or choose the city of Lagos. In this write-up, you be informed of the Embassy of the United States of America and how to locate the US embassy and Consulate in Nigeria.
EMBASSY OF UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN NIGERIA
- ABUJA: In Nigeria federal capital, the United States of America embassy is located at, Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area, Abuja
Working hours: Monday to Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Friday from 7.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
Please note that the consular section in Abuja does not open to the public on the second and the last Friday of every month
ADDRESS OF U.S CONSULATE IN LAGOS NIGERIA
- No. 2, Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island. Lagos
Telephone: +234-1-261-0050, 0139, 0097, 0158, 0195, 1414,
Working hours: Monday to Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m
Note: The US embassy in Lagos used to be known as Eleke Crescent before it was changed to the present name. Although there are many embassies and missions along the way, you cannot miss the US embassy, it’s the most popular and the busiest.
USA VISA APPLICATION FEE IN NIGERIA AND TYPE OF VISA
The visa application fee varies, it depends on the type of visa an applicant is applying for.
- The following categories of visas paid the sum of $160: Tourist /visiting visa, business visa, Transit/ship/airline crew visa, student (academic/vocational) visa, journalist and media visa, exchange visitors visa, human trafficking visa
- The second category of visas paid $190, Temporary /seasonal workers visa, employment visa, trainees visa, Intracompany visa, Transferees visa, athletes, Artists and entertainers visa, international cultural exchange visa, Religious workers visa.
- The next categories of visas paid $265.- Foreign wife of a U.S. Citizen
- The final categories of visas paid $205. – Treaty trader/investor.
APPOINTMENTS WAITING TIMES AT EMBASSY OF UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN NIGERIA
Non-immigrant visa applicants are strictly by appointment, the visa applicant should apply early to avoid the disappointment of not getting the interview date and time at your desirable time.
If what you are going for is not an emergency it’s better to apply 3 months before the time.
That’s all for now on the Embassy of the United States of America in Nigeria, for more information on consular assistance or visa to the United States, you can read our numerous articles concerning the United States of America, or contact this website.