Importance Of U.S Embassy & Consulate In Nigeria

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The American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit of the Consular Section of the U.S. Mission to Nigeria provides a wide range of information and assistance to U.S. citizens in Nigeria. American Citizens Services are offered at the Embassy in Abuja and the Consulate in Lagos. Each has different service hours. Refer to this map (PDF 166 KB) for the states covered by each office. Click on either the Abuja Consular District or Lagos Consular District for specific information.

The Importance Of America Embassy To Nigeria Are Stated  Below

The U.S. Embassy has extensive programs to assist its citizens in Nigeria. Any citizen in need of assistance can call, e-mail or visit the Embassy in Abuja or Consulate in Lagos to request assistance.


Abuja ACS work time line +234 9 461 4000, follow prompt
Abuja emergency line +234 9 461 4000 (and press 0)

Lagos ACS work time line +234 1 460 3400, follow prompts
Lagos emergency line +234 1 460 3400

U.S Embassy On Recent Attack On Damask,Boron

The Embassy of the United States has frown at the recent attack on Damask town in Borno State Nigeria. Attacks on humanitarian partners represent an affront to humanity.…and disregard to the law.

Job At The Embassy As Importance To Nigeria Citizens

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs,

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria upholds regulations for Nigerian labour law to include the retirement age.

For Immigrant Visa Applicants

The Immigrant Visa Unit is interviewing immigrant visa applicants in all visa categories.  While the appointment availability remains restricted by public health conditions, the Immigrant Visa Unit is currently scheduling visa appointments while prioritizing the following:

  • Adoptions: appointments for adopted children of U.S. Citizens.
  • Spouses and children of U.S. citizens.
  • Applicants petitioned by U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPR), to include fiancées of U.S. citizens, whose immigrant visa interviews were scheduled between March 22, 2020 and June 30, 2020, and subsequently canceled due to the closure of routine visa services on March 22, 2020.  All affected applicants should have been contacted with a new interview date.
  • LPRs applying for boarding foils and SB-1s.
  • Reissuance of immigrant visas that expired between March 2020 – August 2020.
  • We are contacting all applicants who were affected by the various Presidential Proclamations to conclude the processing of their immigrant visa cases.  

Applicants covered under one of the categories mentioned above are responsible for monitoring the email addresses they have provided to NVC and/or the Immigrant Visa Unit for updates and scheduling purposes.  Applicants who fail to attend their scheduled interview should expect extended delays before an interview can be rescheduled.  

NOTE: Immigrant visa applicants seeking an emergency appointment can submit a request as follows:   

  • If your immigrant visa petition is currently at the National Visa Center (NVC), you must submit your request, together with supporting documentation, directly to NVC for consideration.  NVC can be contacted at:
  • If you have received notification from the National Visa Center that your petition has been transferred to the Immigrant Visa Unit, or you have previously been interviewed at the Consulate General and were refused as a result of a Presidential Proclamation, please contact the call center at or +23412278955 summarizing the nature of your emergency.