The Federal Government of Nigeria kept to its promise by introducing a new Nigerian e-passport with 10 years validity.
The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mohammad Babandede, disclosed the prices of the e-passports to newsmen, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, after President Muhammadu Buhari was presented with a copy Wednesday.
According to a statement by the service spokesman, Sunday James, the new prices for Nigerian e-passports are as follows:
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.
Mr James added that the new and the old passports will work concurrently.