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Consular services


Consular services

In this section there are the services offered by the Italian Consulate General in Lagos.

> Click on the menu items on the left to access the services

The consulate is responsible for ensuring the protection of Italians abroad and offers different services.

The services must be provided in accordance with principles of equality, fairness, efficiency and transparency, having as its objective the protection of Italian citizens to fundamental rights and personal freedom. The protection applies, for example, in cases of death, accident, serious illness, arrest or detention, acts of violence, assistance in case of major crises (natural disasters, civil unrest, armed conflicts, etc.), release to non-residents of an emergency travel documents due to loss or theft of the passport.

Map of the "Consular services" menu:

International adoptions

Register of Italians residing abroad (A.I.R.E)

  • AIRE registration
  • AIRE cancellation/change of residence
  • Change of circumscription
  • Circumscription transfer
  • Repatriation of the individual
  • Repatriation of the body
  • Request for residence/registration of the individual
  • Consular protection


Assistance to citizens abroad

  • Tax assistance advice (730)
  • Documents recovered
  • Assistance
  • Emergency repatriation
  • Consular protection
  • Power of attorney special or general (Notarial deeds)



  • Citizenship
  • Recognition “jure sanguinis” (as a result of Italian parents/ancestors)
  • Request for citizenship
  • Regularization of citizenship with Italian spouse
  • Special cases


Tax code


  • Legalization of documents
  • Transcripts of legalized documents
  • Conformed copies


Renewal of driving license


Pensions and social security


Travel documents

  • Passports
  • Temporary travel document (ETD)
  • Minors - Accompanying declaration
  • Mortuary passport


Consular fees

Marital status


  • Equivalence of qualifications
  • Declarations of value


Other consular services