Nigeria – issuance procedure of Nigerian birth certificates and attestations of birth

The Danish National ID Centre visited the Royal Danish Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria in November and December 2018.

During the visit the Danish National ID Centre met with representatives of the Nigerian authorities responsible for birth registrations. Based on information obtained at this meeting and open source information the Danish National IDCentre publishes an informational note on the issuance procedure of the Nigerian birth certificate and attestation of birth.

The note can be accessed at the webpage nidc.dk/en/Analyses and trends/Analyses developed by the Danish National ID Centre, or by using the link:

See Nigeria - Issuance and appearance of the Nigerian birth certificate (PDF)