Nigeria Immigration starts registration for issuance of new 10-year e-passports

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has started registration for the issuance of the new 10-year electronic passports.

Okay Nigeria understands that the new passport expected to integrate details of enrollees as captured by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).

Sunday James, Immigration public relations officer, revealed this on Monday, when he took journalists on a tour round the data capture centre in Abuja.

He disclosed that the process will capture about 720 applicants daily.

Muhammad Babandede, Immigration comptroller-general, stated that the new passport will only be issued in Abuja.

The cost of 32-page five-year standard passport is still at N25,000, 64-page five-year standard passport at N 35,000, while 64-paged 10-year standard passport is pegged at N70,000.

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