British nationals living or visiting Nigeria may contact the British Deputy High Commission in Nigeria if you have any questions about your travel documents or passport.
The British Deputy High Commission in Nigeria is located in Lagos. The office is closed during public holiday.
|Address||British Deputy High Commission Lagos|
11 Walter Carrington Crescent
|Telephone||234 (1) 277 0780/0781/0782|
|Opening hours||Monday to Thursday: 8.30 am to midday; Friday: 8.30 am to 11 am (GMT +1)|
Access to the Consular Section is strictly by appointment only.
Please call +234 (1) 277 0780/0781/0782 and select the consular option 24/7 for consular assistance or an appointment.
During the current coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria, some consular services are not available.
Get information about a British company from Nigeria
You can get information about a British company from Companies House. The Companies House is the Registrar of companies in the United Kingdom. They are an executive agency sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
Ordinarily, you can get the following information for FREE about a Britsh company.
- Company’s names and numbers
- Current registered office address
- Date of incorporation
- The company directors and secretaries
- Registered current mortgage charges
- Company accounts filed
- Submitted yearly confirmation statement
- previous company names
- Insolvency information if applicable
If you have any questions about how to get a British company information while you are in Nigeria, our accountants can help you.
Setting up or doing business in the UK
If you are interested to set up or do business in the UK, you may contact the Department for International Trade (DIT) for further international trade information such as the imports and exports to/from the UK.
Generally, the DIT not only helps overseas businesses locate in the UK but also help UK businesses expand into overseas markets.
Coronavirus COVID19 outbreak
The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus COVID19 outbreak a pandemic. Correspondingly, please follow the UK government guidance for foreign travel advice. If you are in Nigeria, follow their country’s COVID19 advice while you are there.
British Embassies worldwide
Click here for a list of British Embassies and High Commissions worldwide.
Generally, diplomatic missions sent to non-commonwealth countries are called the British embassies. Whereas diplomatic missions sent to commonwealth countries are called the British High Commissions. All in all, there are 54 countries in the Commonwealth.
Furthermore, Some countries would have British Consulates in addition to their British Embassy or British High Commission to provide consular services to UK citizens abroad.