American Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria
Embassy of the United States in Abuja, Nigeria
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area,
Details: The Consular Section of the Lagos Embassy has responsibility for providing services to American Citizens as well as adjudicating immigrant and non-immigrant visas. The American Citizens Services (ACS) includes passport services special citizenship services - such as administering Social Security, Veterans Administration and Civil Service needs, income tax information, voter registration, and notarial services; protection and welfare services for destitute Americans or missing Americans, provide information about local and international travel advisories, assist detained or imprisoned Americans, provide information to American travelers, register Americans and disseminate information of a routine or emergency nature to the American community. The current concerns are fraud and corruption, business scams targeting foreigner ("419"), drug trafficking and the implementation of the Presidential Proclamation of December, 1993 disallowing visas for Nigerians who promote or benefit from policies that hinder the transition to democracy.