Our Political Section is responsible for political relations between the UK and Nigerian Governments.

They monitor the political situation in Nigeria and seek to strengthen the bilateral relationship.

Our services


You can find information about applying for a UK visa on our website www.gov.uk/visas-immigration

Births, deaths and marriages

Information on how you can register a birth or death which occurred overseas, and legal documents for couples marrying or entering into civil partnerships abroad.

Passports and emergency travel documents

How to renew or replace your British passport when visiting the UK and information on getting replacement travel documents if your passport is lost or stolen.

Travel Advice

Information on staying safe and avoiding problems when living or travelling abroad, with links to our embassies, high commissions and other diplomatic posts across the world.

Legalisation Service

How to get official confirmation that your UK public documentation is genuine so it can be accepted by foreign authorities. The UK does not require any documents to be legalised for use within the UK

Our people

Dr Andrew Pocock

Dr Andrew Pocock

British High Commissioner to Nigeria

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    British High Commission Abuja

    19 Torrens Close, Mississippi, Maitama Abuja

    Opening Hours:
    Monday - Thursday: 8am-4pm.
    Friday: 8am-1pm

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    British Deputy High Commission Lagos

    Consular Section
    11 Walter Carrington Crescent
    Victoria Island

    Opening hours to the public:

    Monday to Thursday: 8.30 am to midday; Friday: 8.30 am to 11 am (GMT +1)

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