FG Unveils New 10-Year Electronic Passport Facility In London

The Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola in London, unveiled a new facility that would offer 10-year validity passports to Nigerians.

A statement, by the Assistant Comptroller of Immigration Service in charge of Public Relations, Amos Okpu, explained that with the facility launched, eligible applicants now have access to a variety of options available on the enhanced e-Passport categories.

He said the options included: the five-year, 32-page Passport category; the five-year, 64-page category and the ten- year, 64-page category.

Speaking at the event, the Minister stated that the enhanced e-passport was a great improvement from the standard e-Passport introduced in 2007.

In his remarks, the acting Comptroller General of Immigration Service, Isah Idris, affirmed the commitment of the Service to meet the rising demands for Passport services in London and advised prospective applicants to visit the Service’s official website to apply and pay for the Passport category of their choice.