Please be informed that the Nigeria High Commission, Ottawa, would reopen to the public on June 23, 2021, following the commencement of Ontario’s stage 1 of the three-step plan to safely and gradually lift public health measures based on ongoing province-wide vaccination progress.
However, the Mission would attend to applicants according to a systematic plan in line with COVID-19 Protocols.
The first set of applicants would be –
1. Students and workers whose study and work permits have expired.
2. Applicants who cannot renew their Permanent residence cards due to lack of a valid Nigerian passport.
3. Applicants whose permits would expire within the next three months.
Applicants in these categories would receive notice of dates and time to come to the Nigeria High Commission, Ottawa.
Nigerians with appointments scheduled and confirmed before the lockdown from March to April would be next in line.
The immigration team would work throughout the week, including weekends, to clear up the backlog. We hope to continue with those scheduled for May and June to get back to our regular calendar.
Anyone who shows up at the Nigeria High Commission without an appointment would not be allowed into the building.
We will do all we can to minimize the adverse impact of the Covid -19 pandemic on the well-being of our citizens.
The Nigeria High Commission