Legal and Consular Affairs
The following webpages contain only the most important information about German passports and are meant for the very few German citizens who do not speak German. Please check the German version of this webpage for complete information about German passports.
The legalization of public documents and certificates was ceased in May 2000 due to the lack of security features in Nigerian documents. It was replaced by a verification process in which Nigerian public documents are verified by the German Consulate-General in Lagos upon request by a German court or authority.
Verification of Nigerian Documents
Information on legal and consular matters
Information on legal and consular matters by the Federal Foreign Office