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.
Important notice for student visa applicants (Lagos):
Please note that visa appointments for students and language course participants need to be booked via our booking system. Applications can only be accepted if all necessary documents are being provided at the interview date. You will find a list with the required documents under the section long term visa. Incomplete applications will have to be rejected.
Important notice regarding visas for medical treatments (Lagos):
Starting August 15th, 2017, applicants who apply for a visa for medical treatment need to book an appointment in advance.
Important notice regarding visa appointments in Abuja:
The Consulate General Lagos handles all visa applications for Nigeria. The German Embassy in Abuja can accept visa applications in exceptional cases. Please go to "Application Procedure" (please see below) and go to number 5 for more information on the elligble group of applicants and to book an appointment.