Embassy of India in Abuja


The Indian Embassy in Nigeria is a bilateral mission in Abuja and promotes Indian interests in Nigeria. The embassy of India also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Nigeria. The Indian Embassy in Abuja is headed by Mr Mahesh Sachdev, High Commissioner of India to Nigeria.


Indian High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria 15, Rio Negro Close, Off Yedseram Street Maitama Abuja Nigeria


(+234) 708-062 2800 to 4


(+234) 708-062 2805


hoffice.abuja@mea.gov.in info.abuja@mea.gov.in




Mr Mahesh Sachdev, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Nigeria require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Indian 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 India

For all Indian visa related matters contact the embassy in Abuja before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.indianhcabuja.com ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+234) 708-062 2800 to 4 or email hoffice.abuja@mea.gov.in info.abuja@mea.gov.in

Consulates of India in Nigeria

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

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

Indian Consulates in Nigeria

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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