Visa application centres
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Visa application centres - address
Operating hours - visa application centres
UK Government for Visas & Immigration addresses
Public holiday closures
Feedback & complaints
Security information
Data Protection Act
   
Visa application centre

Abuja - Nigeria

VF Global Services Nigeria Ltd.
No 38, Lobito Crescent, Wuse II
Abuja - Nigeria
Information for disabled customers

Lagos - (Lekki)

Block - 94, Plot No. 23,
Providence Street,
Lekki EPE Express Way,
Lekki Schemen 1, Lagos
Information for disabled customers

Lagos - (Ikeja)

Ground and 1 Floor, 16, Billingsway
Oregun Industrial Area, Ikeja
Information for disabled customers

Important note: VFS or the UK Government for Visas & Immigration do not have staff or offices located anywhere else in the building (including the foyer).
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Operating hours

Application submission
Monday - Friday: 08.00 - 15:00

Passport collection
Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 16.00
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UK Government for Visas & Immigration addresses

UK Government for Visas & Immigration
British High Commission


Dangote House
Aguyi Ironsi Street
Maitama District
Abuja

UK Government for Visas & Immigration
British Deputy High Commission


11 Walter Carrington Crescent
Victoria Island
Lagos
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Public holiday closures

The visa application centres in Nigeria will be closed on the following days in 2014:

Date Day Holidays 2014
1 January Wednesday New Year’s Day
14 January Tuesday Mawlid - Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed
18 April Friday Good Friday
21 April Monday Easter Monday
5 May Monday Labor Day Nigeria/ May Bank Holiday
26 May Tuesday Spring Back Holiday / Privilege Holiday for Queens Birthday
29 May Thursday Democracy Day
28 July Monday Eid-Al-Fitr
1 October Wednesday National Day
6 October Monday Eid-Al-Adha*
7 October Tuesday Eid-Al-Adha*
24 December Wednesday Additional Holiday (Proposed in line with local practice)
25 December Thursday Christmas Holiday
26 December Friday Boxing Day

* These dates not yet confirmed by the Nigerian Authorities and will be announced closer to the actual day.


Feedback & complaints

If you want to provide feedback or complain about the service that you have received at a VFS visa application centre, please see the Feedback and complaints page on this website.

Security information

Due to security reasons the following items will not be permitted inside the visa application centre or stored in the premises:

All battery operated or electronic gadgets such as cameras, audio/video cassettes, compact discs, MP3's, floppies, laptops, or portable music players.
All bags such as travel bags, back packs, briefcases, suitcases, leather, jute or cloth bags and zip folders. Small bags, such as ladies handbags may be permitted but they will be searched by security staff before being allowed into the visa application centre.
Sealed envelopes or packages.
Any inflammable item such as matchboxes/ lighters/ fuel.
Any sharp objects such as scissors, pen knives or nail filers.
Weapon or weapon like objects or explosive material of any kind.

Other items may be prohibited based on security staff discretion.

Please note: There are no facilities at the visa application centre to store prohibited items. Applicants are requested to make alternative arrangements to store their belongings.

Only applicants will be admitted to the visa application centre - with the exceptions of children who should be accompanied by a responsible adult; carer's of disabled applicants and interpreters for the hearing-impaired.
Data Protection Act

The Data Protection Act prevents the UK Government for Visas & Immigration and VFS from providing information about a visa application to anybody other than the individual visa applicant or their authorised representative.