Embassy of Nigeria Madrid - Spain

Embassy of Nigeria Madrid - Spain

Change of Name

REQUIREMENTS FOR CHANGE OF NAME DUE TO CHANGE OF MARITAL STATUS

Married

  1. Formal Application Letter And Should Be Addressed To: C.G.I. Abuja
  2. Copy of Marriage Certificate or Declaration of Marriage
  3. Sworn Affidavit from a Magistrate or High Court of Change of Name deposed to by Applicant
  4. Copy of Newspaper Publication of Change of Name (21 days after publication)
  5. Statutory evidence of change of name (if resident outside Nigeria in lieu of iii and iv)
  6. International Passport and Copy of Data Page of Passport
  7. Acknowledgement Slip & Evidence of Payment

Divorced

  1. Formal Application Letter And Should Be Addressed To: C.G.I. Abuja
  2. Decree Nisi and Decree Absolute or Declaration of Divorce
  3. Evidence of Maiden Name
  4. In case of Re-marriage, Certificate of Marriage with Current Spouse
  5. Sworn Affidavit from a Magistrate or High Court of Change of Name deposed to by Applicant;
  6. Copy of Newspaper Publication of Change of Name (21 days after publication)
  7. Statutory evidence of change of name (if resident outside Nigeria in lieu of v and vi)
  8. International Passport and Copy of Data Page of passport.
  9. Acknowledgement Slip & Evidence of Payment

Widowed

  1. Formal Application Letter And Should Be Addressed To: C.G.I. Abuja
  2. Decree Nisi and Decree Absolute or Declaration of Divorce
  3. Evidence of Maiden Name
  4. In case of Re-marriage, Certificate of Marriage with Current Spouse
  5. Sworn Affidavit from a Magistrate or High Court of Change of Name deposed to by Applicant;
  6. Copy of Newspaper Publication of Change of Name (21 days after publication)
  7. Statutory evidence of change of name (if resident outside Nigeria in lieu of v and vi)
  8. International Passport and Copy of Data Page of passport.
  9. Acknowledgement Slip & Evidence of Payment

REQUIREMENTS FOR CHANGE OF DATA DUE TO ERROR

Due to Correction of Error(s)

  1. Formal Application Letter stating reason(s) for change and should be addressed to C.G.I  ABUJA
  2. If more than one [1] alphabet, attach evidence of payment of non-refundable Administrative Charge of N30,000.00 only
  3. Previous documentary evidences to support request;
  4. Sworn Affidavit from a Magistrate or High Court of correction of error, deposed to by Applicant
  5. Passport Booklet and Copy of Data Page
  6. Acknowledgement Slip & Evidence of Payment of passport fees if application is approved

Others

  • Replacement of names
  • Addition of names
  • Deletion of names
  • Rearrangement of names
  1. Application Letter stating reasons for the request and attached with evidence of payment of non-refundable Administrative Charge of N30,000.00 only
  2. Previous documentary evidences to support request
  3. Sworn Affidavit from a Magistrate or High Court of Change of Name deposed to by Applicant with passport sized photograph attached
  4. Copy of Newspaper Publication of Change of name 21 days after the publication
  5. Passport Booklet and Copy of Data Page of passport
  6. Acknowledgement Slip & Evidence of Payment of passport fees if application is approved

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