Nigeria commence registration for 10-year e-passport

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Nigeria commence registration for 10-year e-passport

Nigeria commence registration for 10-year e-passport

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has begun the registration for the the issuance of its new 10-year e-passports to citizens.

This was made known by Mr. James Sunday, who is the public relations officer of the service, on Monday when he took journalists around the data capture centre in Abuja.

The new passport will carry details of enrollees as taken by the National Identity Management Commission.

The Immigration service earlier before now earlier postponed the issuance of the new 10-year enhanced e-passport till April 29th.

It stated that it was to help it finalise the integration of the National Identity Number (NIN) into the new passport.

The new e-passport was launched on January 16th by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The cost of the 32-page five-year standard passport goes for N25, 000, while the 64-page five-year standard passport costs N35,000.

The 64-page 10-year standard passport costs N70,000.

Nigeria commence registration for 10-year e-passport

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