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Federal Government has announced the reopening of passport application and payment portal from today, June 8, 2021.
The new development was disclosed by Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) spokesperson, Amos Okpu, in a statement issued on Tuesday.
It would be recalled that NIS suspended fresh passport applications to enable the clearance of a backlog of applications received before May 17.
New Comptroller of the command, Safiya Mohammed, announced this on Tuesday, in Ibadan, at a send forth for Usman Babangida, outgoing Comptroller.
According to Mohammed, the command had begun receiving new applications, in line with a directive by Comptroller-General of NIS, Mr Muhammad Babandede.