Nonimmigrant Visas

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Abuja is responsible for providing visa services to those seeking to enter the United States for a temporary period and for those wishing to take up indefinite or permanent residence in the United States.

Please visit our Global Support Services (GSS) website for complete information on applying for a nonimmigrant U.S. visa, including a directory of nonimmigrant visa categories.

To contact a customer service representative, please visit the GSS Contact Us page for full information or use contact information below:

Specific Inquiries on visa cases in progress should contact:

Business Hours:
Monday through Thursday from 07:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and
Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Consular Section Abuja is closed to the public the second and the last Friday of every month.

Plot 1075, Diplomatic Drive
Central Business District, Abuja
Tel: (234) 01-440-6218
E-Mail: [email protected]

Business Hours:
Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
U.S. Consulate General Lagos Office
2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos
Tel.: (234) 01-440-6218

  • If your inquiry concerns a nonimmigrant visa case, please send your email to [email protected]
  • If your inquiry concerns an immigrant visa case, please send your email to [email protected]
  • If your inquiry concerns American Citizen Services, please send your email to [email protected]
  • If your inquiry concerns a student visa, please send your email to [email protected]

For security reasons, we cannot open or read any e-mails with attachments.

The following items are not permitted on the premises of the United States Embassy or Consulate:

Weapons of any kind or size, sharp metal or glass objects, razor blades, liquids, bottles, powdery substances, umbrellas and electronic or battery-operated equipment (including cell phones, radios, tape recorders, cameras, personal digital assistants, computers). If you have any of these items, you will not be permitted to enter the facility.