*Immigrant applications are not accepted in Nigeria. Please visit the website of our Visa Section in Accra
|When Submitting Applications for:||Visa Application Centre(VAC)|
Monday to Friday
8:00 - 3:00
Excluding holiday closures
|Temporary Resident (Visitor)||Yes||Yes|
|Permanent Resident Travel Document||Yes||Yes|
Important Notice: As of December 16th, 2011, drop box services will no longer be available and we will no longer accept applications submitted by courier or by mail. All applications for Temporary Residence Visas and Permanent Resident Travel Documents must be submitted either to the Visa Application Centre or in person at the Visa Office.
All applicants in the economic classes must submit their initial application to the Centralized Intake Office (CIO) in Canada. For more information on how to submit your application, please refer to the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website.
In order to benefit from extended business hours, on site client service and to minimize delays caused by incomplete documentation, we recommend that applicants for temporary residence (visitors, students and workers) submit applications at the visa application centre (VAC) in Lagos. We strongly encourage groups, including families submitting multiple temporary residence applications, to apply through the visa application centre (VAC).
Visa Application Centre Address:
Canada Visa Application Centre
1st Floor, 16, Billingsway
Oregun Industrial Area,
Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.
You may speak with a VAC call centre agent during business hours by calling:
All applications (visitor, worker or student) submitted in person must contain the following:
We do not accept enquiries in person unless you have information about lost or stolen Canada issued travel documents (PRC or valid Canada Visa).
Deputy High Commission of Canada to Nigeria in Lagos
4 Anifowoshe Street
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