Shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari unveiled a new enhanced security Nigerian passport with 10 years validity, the prices of the E-passports have emerged.
After the unveiling, Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo were immediately issued their own 10–year validity passport, by the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mohammad Babandede on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
Babandede also disclosed the prices of the e-passports to newsmen, at th Presidential Villa, Abuja, according t a statement by the service spokesman, Sunday James.
Below are the prices for Nigerian e-passports:
- 32 pages e-passports = N25,000 OR $130 for those abroad – 5 years validity period;
- 64 pages e-passports = N35,000 OR $150 for those abroad – 5 years validity period;
- 64 pages e-passports = N70,000 OR $230 for those abroad – 10 years validity period.
The statement issued by James also said the new and the old passports will work concurrently.