How To Renew Your Nigerian Passport In Cyprus

How To Renew Your Nigerian Passport In Cyprus

Whether you are chasing academic dreams, or you are an entrepreneur, many Nigerians living in Cyprus find themselves reaching for their passports at some point. Navigating the Nigerian passport renewal process in Cyprus requires a thorough understanding of the specific steps and requirements needed to do this.

This blog post serves as your guide, providing a step-by-step overview to simplify the passport renewal process for Nigerian citizens in Cyprus.

A Step-by-step Guide to Renewing Your Nigerian Passport in Cyprus

Step 1- Complete the online application.

  • Visit the new official Nigerian Immigration Service website.
  • Navigate to the passport section on the main page, select "apply now," and choose the option  "applying from outside Nigeria."
  • In the passport section, choose "passport renewal," and select the "standard e-passport" option to commence the renewal process.
  • Sign in with your credentials. If you don't have an account, you can create one by choosing the "forgot password" option.
  • Start the online application process by choosing Israel as the processing country.
  • Select the only available Nigerian Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel for processing.
  • Complete the online form by providing the requested details. Ensure to print a copy of the completed application form before proceeding to the payment stage.
  • After submitting your application, you will be provided with a reference number and an application ID.
Select Israel as your designated processing country, as no official Nigerian Embassy in Cyprus offers passport renewal services. Israel oversees the passport renewal process for Nigerians residing in Cyprus. You can acess the official website here.
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Step 2- Make your payment online.

The costs for renewing a Nigerian passport in Cyprus depend on the applicant's age and the preferred number of pages. The table below outlines the current fees corresponding to each age group:








5 years

Adult (18-59 yrs)



5 years

Senior (60+ yrs)



5 years

  • Once you have printed your payment confirmation slip, click on the "print acknowledgement slip" button to obtain a copy of the acknowledgement slip.
  • Should you encounter difficulties printing the acknowledgement slip, you can acquire it by visiting the Status Query page, entering your application ID and reference number, and choosing the "search record" option.

Step 3- Schedule an appointment.

After completing the online application and payment, the next step involves scheduling an appointment with the Nigerian Embassy in Tel Aviv.

  • Visit the appointment page on the Nigerian Immigration Service website.
  • Log in using your reference number and application ID.
  • Pick the preferred appointment location (the Embassy of Nigeria in Tel Aviv is the only available one).
  • Select a suitable date and time, ensuring it doesn't clash with public holidays (refer to the Embassy's website for any updates)
  • Verify your appointment details and print the appointment confirmation slip.

Step 4- Attend your appointment.

Start getting the essential documents you will need ahead of your appointment. The required documents for the passport renewal appointment in Tel Aviv include:

  • Copy of the printed completed online application form.
  • Copy of online acknowledgement slip and payment confirmation slip.
  • Passport booklet to be renewed (your expired passport booklet).
  • Photocopy of the data page of the passport to be renewed.
  • Copy of the appointment confirmation slip.
  • Two(2) passport photographs.
  •  A copy of your birth certificate/ age declaration.
  • Letter of application for re-issue.
  • Indigene certificate.
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Additional tips for renewing your Nigerian passport in Cyprus

  • Ensure timely arrival on your appointment day at the Nigerian Embassy, located at 34 Gordon Street, Tel-Aviv 61030, as people are attended to in the sequence of their arrival.
  • You will be required to pay an administrative fee of $57.
  • When renewing a Nigerian passport for a minor in Cyprus, carry along duplicates of the birth certificate, a parental consent letter, the passport data pages of both parents and evidence of custody (for single parents), in addition to the essential primary documents.
  • For further information about the process, don't hesitate to contact the Embassy via email at [email protected] or by phone at 03-5222144

Wrapping Up

In conclusion, this post has helped to provide a step-by-step overview of the Nigerian passport renewal process in Cyprus. By following the outlined steps, you can navigate the entire process with confidence and ease.

For those seeking information on passport renewal in other countries, we invite you to explore our blog for detailed guides on various Nigerian passport renewal processes. 

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