Embassy of Canada in Abuja


The Canadian Embassy in Nigeria is a bilateral mission in Abuja and promotes Canadian interests in Nigeria. The embassy of Canada also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Nigeria. The Canadian Embassy in Abuja is headed by Chris Cooter, High Commissioner of Canada to Nigeria.


Canadian High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria 15 Bobo Street Maitama P. O. Box 5144 Abuja Nigeria


(+234) (9) 461-2900


(+234) (9) 461-2901






Chris Cooter, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Nigeria require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Canadian embassy in Abuja 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 Canada

For all Canadian visa related matters contact the embassy in Abuja before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.canadainternational.gc.ca/nigeria/ ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+234) (9) 461-2900 or email abuja@international.gc.ca

Consulates of Canada in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja there could be additional Canadian consulates located in Nigeria.

Please check below for the locations of the Canadian consulates in Nigeria.

Canadian Consulates in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja, Canada has consulates in the following cities: Lagos

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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