NIS extends temporary suspension of passport processing ,migrant e-Registration

Sequel to current spread of COVID-19 (Corona Virus) and measures adopted by Government to restrict movement which is still enforce in view of the Federal Government further extension in order to give the situation the deserved attention and approach, considering the successes achieved and the need to drastically reduce the spread.

The Comptroller General of Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede has accordingly directed for the extension of the temporary suspension of processing of passport and Migrant e-Registration from the 23rd April – 23rd May, 2020 in pursuance of the government’s directives on Restrictions on International Flight and closure of land borders.

Meanwhile, the Service is taking advantage of this period to process all pending passport cases and the public will be duly informed when they are ready for collection at the expiration of the restriction order.

The Service however, regretted any inconvenience caused the general public within this period while assuring Nigerians of continued service.

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