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About the US embassy and its location in Abuja, Nigeria.

About Nigeria

Nigeria is located in west Africa. The main language spoken in Nigeria is English. The current population (as of 2019) is 199,315,249. Nigeria has a human development index (HDI) of 0.532 and therefore can be considered as country with low human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Nigeria. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Abuja

Abuja is located in the province of The Federal Capital Territory and is the capital of Nigeria. 1,235,880 people are living in Abuja (as of 2011). The city is very important and represents Nigeria internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Abuja, Nigeria

Offices located within the US embassy located in Abuja include:

  • Consular Section
  • Economic Section
  • Foreign Agricultural Service
  • Office of Defense Cooperation
  • INL Enforcement
  • Office of the Legal Attaché
  • Political Section
  • Public Affairs Section
  • CDC

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Abuja, Nigeria

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone (234)-9-461-4000.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Abuja, Nigeria

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit  ( for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Abuja, Nigeria

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.