Embassy of Nigeria in Canberra


The Nigerian Embassy in Australia is a bilateral mission in Canberra and promotes Nigerian interests in Australia. The embassy of Nigeria also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Australia. The Nigerian Embassy in Canberra is headed by Mr Ayoola Lawrence Olukanni, High Commissioner of Nigeria to Australia.


Nigerian High Commission in Canberra, Australia 26 Guilfoyle Street Yarralumla ACT 2600 PO Box 241 Civic Square ACT 2608 Australia


(+61) 2 6282 0353 (+61) 2 6282 7411


(+61) 2 6282 8471






Mr Ayoola Lawrence Olukanni, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

09.00 - 12.00 and 13.00-17.00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Australia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Nigerian embassy in Canberra you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Nigeria

For all Nigerian visa related matters contact the embassy in Canberra before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.nigeria-can.org.au ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+61) 2 6282 0353 (+61) 2 6282 7411 or email chancery@nigeria-can.org.au

Consulates of Nigeria in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra there could be additional Nigerian consulates located in Australia.

Please check below for the locations of the Nigerian consulates in Australia.

Nigerian Consulates in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra, Nigeria has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Nigeria does not have any consulates located in Australia ).