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Nigeria’s embassy in Dar es Salaam has the main responsibility of providing diplomatic assistance and consular services to Nigeria’s citizens while they are in Tanzania. They also provide services to local citizens who want to visit Nigeria.

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How Reach Easily High Commission of Nigeria in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


83 Haile Selassie Road, Oysterbay

P.O Box 9214
Dar es Salaam



+255 754 256 660


Open Hours:

Please call High Commission of Nigeria in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania at +255 754 256 660 to find out current hours of operation and other details.

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Contact Details For The Nigeria Embassy In Dar es Salaam

The Nigeria Embassy in Dar es Salaam is located at 83 Haile Selassie Road, Oysterbay

P.O Box 9214
Dar es Salaam

Tanzania. The phone number is +255 754 256 660 and the email address is The Consular Section shares the same location as the Embassy and has close ties to the Foreign Ministry in Nigeria. The Consular Section is responsible for providing information and services to Nigeria citizens, Nigeria-speaking Tanzania citizens, and Tanzania citizens who are of Nigeria descent.

Working Hours

The embassy of Nigeria in Tanzania is open Monday through Friday from 09:00 to 15:30. The offices of the embassy may be closed on Nigeria and Tanzania public holidays. Reach easily High Commission of Nigeria in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to confirm opening hours.

Visa, Passport And Consular Service

The embassy of Nigeria is the best place to apply for or get a visa or a passport. They can also legalize documents at reasonable rates. Please contact the office directly for information on their services:

  1. Visa for tourist / visitor Short-term
  2. Work visa
  3. Student visa
  4. Visa for medical purposes

Obtaining a visa for Nigeria can be difficult. The Nigeria Consulate General in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania is the first Nigeria Consulate to provide visa services in Tanzania. They offer routine and emergency visas to Nigeria, submitting applications of those who have been in Tanzania for more than 3 months or have Tanzania nationality.

Here’s a list of the services that the Consulate of Nigeria in Dar es Salaam offers to residents and travelers:

  • Issuing a police certificate / criminal record
  • Issuance of a birth certificate for those born outside the country
  • Process Passport Applications
  • Marriage Registration Process
  • Military Service Procedures
  • Citizenship Procedures
  • Birth Registration
  • Civil Registration
  • Death Registration
  • Notary Procedures

Aid-Air Visa Service for Nigeria

Aid-Air Visa Service for Nigeria

Aid-Air provides visa services to Nigeria online. Some passports are eligible to apply for a visa online to Nigeria in Dar es Salaam. Each request is unique and should be reviewed independently.

In order to check the eligibility of your passport for an electronic visa to Nigeria, you must use Aid-Air services.

Nigeria’s immigration authorities recommend that applications be submitted independently by the applicant himself or in the case of a minor, by the parent or his authorized representative.

At the same time, there is no prohibition to use the Aid-Air service in order to submit the application correctly and to avoid the rejection of your application.

Make an appointment at the Nigeria embassy in Dar es Salaam

Scheduling appointments at the embassy will be divided according to the request, for example the visa department and the citizen care department are different departments, and they have different reception schedules. You must select the department and read the methods of scheduling meetings according to the following areas of interest:

Nigeria passport / Nigeria ID Card (only for Nigeria citizens)

Appointment system of the Nigeria Embassy in Dar es Salaam.

You intend to book an appointment for an application for a Nigeria passport or ID for your family.

  • With the following schedule you will be able to book an appointment of your choice.
  • Please enter all information in Latin letters.
  • Please enter your correct email address since we will send a confirmation for your appointment by email.
  • Please book one appointment per person and application.
  • Please arrange your appointment in a way you will be able to provide all necessary documents with your application.

Please understand that appointments have to be booked with a few weeks’ notice due to high demand.

New appointments are made available every day approx. 8 weeks in advance. If there are currently no appointments available, please check here again in the next few days for a free time slot.

Additional appointment also are made availabe on short notice due to cancellation of others. Please note that several booked appointments with the same mail address and the same date of birth will be deleted without further notice.

In the case of a request to schedule an appointment at the Israeli embassy to receive a passport or ID card, an Aid-Air partner must be used.

To request an appointment at the embassy, Please contact Aid-Air.

Registration of marriage, registration of birth, name declaration (only for Nigeria citizens)

For details on how to register for things like marriage and birth certificates, please contact us and we will provide more information. You can also register a change of name if your legal name has changed. You received a personal document list and booking code by email. Otherwise please contact with service provider Aid-Air.

Appointments without a booking code will be canceled automatically.

Make an appointment for visa 

Here you can only book appointments for a national visa (if you stay longer than 90 days in Nigeria, e.g. study visa, employment, working holiday, family reunification etc.)

To book an appointment for a national visa please with our service provider Aid-Air.

Arrive Prepared to The Nigeria Embassy in Dar es Salaam

If you require assistance filling out forms, it is necessary that you prepare them beforehand and bring the completed form with you to the interview. Consular staff will not be able to help with this process.

To avoid wasting your time and having to reschedule an appointment, make sure you are prepared with the following documents before you approach the counter:

  1. Your passport and/ or Nigeria identity card for consular services for Nigeria
  2. Your foreign passport for an application for a visa
  3. Your Tanzania identity card, if you have one
  4. The required forms duly completed
  5. Any other documents which you have been requested in the required form (where applicable : original, recent, with apostille, translation with apostille,..).

You can use our service provider Aid-Air to prepare or check the documents before your arrival for the interview, in order to save time or a refusal and a request to set a new date.

Services that do not need preparation in advance or online

Other services at the Consulate will continue to be provided without an appointment, notably:

  • Life certificate;
  • Legalisation;
  • Collection of passports, identity cards or other documents.

Please consult the online appointment system before each visit to the Consulate as it may be updated at any moment.

Jurisdiction of the Embassy of Nigeria in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Make sure that this embassy can accommodate your region, if you are considering an appointment. Unfortunately, not all regional embassies of Nigeria have the ability to process paperwork. If you reside in one of these regions, we recommend that you visit a different embassy in another country.

The team has done its most to ensure accuracy of the information on this website, but in case you happen to come across any errors on our page for the Nigeria’s office in in Dar es Salaam or elsewhere on our website, we apologize and will do our best to make a fix as soon as possible. When brought to our attention any error will be corrected.

Contact with Nigeria in Dar es Salaam Online

If your question was not answered above or if you need to provide additional information, please complete the form below.

Instructions for contacting the consulate:

  • Make sure you choose the topic that is right for your application.
  • Check the contact details back with you.
  • Fully detail your request.
  • Attach supporting documents to your application in advance.

Special Instructions

The consulate is making every effort to respond to requests as soon as possible.
Multiple inquiries on the same subject will not expedite your request.
Only one request needs to be submitted.