The Consulate General in Lagos


Please be informed that the maximum size of a bag/backpack/luggage admittible to the Consulate is 30 cm x 40 cm x 15 cm. Please refrain from bringing bags larger than these measurements with you to your appointments at the Consulate General. Bags bigger than 30 cm x 40 cm x 15 cm cannot be stored at the Consulate which is why applicants who bring such bags with them cannot be allowed into the Consulate. Thank you for your understanding.

Welcome to the homepage of the German Consulate General in Lagos!

The Consulate General

The administrative district of the Consulate General in Lagos comprises the following Nigerian states: Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Imo, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Rivers. Please note that the Consulate General is responsible for visa applications for all Nigerian states. Read more here:

Ingo Herbert, Generalkonsul der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in Lagos

The Consul General in Lagos

Since September 2015, Ingo Herbert has been the German Consul General in Lagos.

The Consulate General

German Consulate General

Public Holidays


The Consulate General in Lagos remains closed on the following holidays in 2017

Contact the Consulate General

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Do you have any questions or comments? Please do not hesitate to contact us!