Consular Affairs

The consular section of the Swiss Embassy in Abuja is in charge of the following matters: 

  • administration of the Swiss community in Nigeria, Niger and Tchad, in terms of registration of the Swiss living abroad, citizenship and civils status affairs

  • maintain the contact with the Swiss community

  • issuing Swiss Identity documents

  • emergency assistance or Social welfare in case of need

  • general information about Swiss social insurance

  • issuing visas for foreigners living in in Nigeria.

The Consulate General of Switzerland in Lagos supports the Swiss citizens in Lagos, in case of a crisis situation. All other consular questions have to be referred to the Embassy in Abuja.

Link to the webpage of the Consulate General Lagos.

You find more information about the services of the FDFA abroad following this link: Services

Contact of the consular section:

+41 58 4 64 18 61 / 62
+234 9 22 00 400 / 01 / 02
+234 810 411 99 45 / 46