Embassy of Nigeria in Washington


The Nigerian Embassy in the United States is a bilateral mission in Washington and promotes Nigerian interests in the United States. The embassy of Nigeria also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United States. The Nigerian Embassy in Washington is headed by Mr. Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye - Ambassador of Nigeria to the United States.


Nigerian Embassy in Washington, the United States 3519 International Court, NW Washington D.C. 20008 United States


(+1) 202-986-8400


(+1) 202-362-6541






Mr. Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United States require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Nigerian embassy in Washington 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 Washington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.nigeriaembassyusa.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+1) 202-986-8400 or email info@nigeriaembassyusa.org

Consulates of Nigeria in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington there could be additional Nigerian consulates located in the United States.

Please check below for the locations of the Nigerian consulates in the United States.

Nigerian Consulates in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington, Nigeria has consulates in the following cities: Atlanta and New York

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Nigerian Embassy in Washington offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from United States to Nigeria as wel as for Nigerian citizens in United States. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Nigerian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.