Embassy of Italy in Abuja


The Italian Embassy in Nigeria is a bilateral mission in Abuja and promotes Italian interests in Nigeria. The embassy of Italy also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Nigeria. The Italian Embassy in Abuja is headed by Marcello Ricoveri - Ambassador of Italy to Nigeria.


Italian Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria Plot 1611 - Yusuf Maitama Sule Street Asokoro Abuja Nigeria


(+234) 9 3142986


(+234) 9 3142987






Marcello Ricoveri - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Italian visa related matters contact the embassy in Abuja before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambabuja.esteri.it ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+234) 9 3142986 or email ambasciata.abuja@esteri.it

Consulates of Italy in Nigeria

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

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

Italian Consulates in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja, Italy has consulates in the following cities: Lagos and Port Harcourt

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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