The Nigeria Immigration Service, (NIS), on Tuesday, opened a 24 hours express passport processing center in Maitama, Abuja, to cater to applicants who are in need of passports within the shortest possible time.
The express booklets can be accessed at the cost of N20, 000 within three days but for those who wish to get it within 24 hours, they would be charged N30, 000.
In a communique issued from the office of the public relations officer of the service, Sunday James, minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola, said the new center is aimed at ensuring that individuals procure passports almost immediately in situations of urgency.
He said that “the opening of the center is timely as it has added value to service to Nigerians.”
Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammed Babandede, described the center as a step towards solving problems associated with passport processing.
He said “it will provide speedy and guaranteed service for applicants willing to pay premium charges.”
Babandede also warned the public to only make online payments for passport and other immigration services through the agency’s official website or designated banks listed on the website
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