How to Apply for MRP Seamans Passport in Nigeria

Apply for MRP Seamans Passport in Nigeria In online

  • Log in using Link

  • From the passport menu select the “MRP Seaman’s Passport” tab.
  • Complete your General Information and Contact Information using the correct information.
  • Make sure you have the declaration in order and then select “Next” click.
  • Complete the form and fill in all the fields that are provided with exact information.
  • Click on the “submit” submit button.
  • Click “Proceed for online payment”.
  • Choose any of the following options: Innovate1pay, Net Post pay.
    • Please note that these are the only licensed payment platforms.
  • “Continue” Click “Continue”.
  • You can pay with a either bank or card payment.
  • Choose Proceed to Payment.
  • If card option chosen, complete details.
  • If you’re at a bank, print a your slip to process further at the bank that you pay with the bank’s cash point at.
    • Please note: The accepted payment gateway is the one listed on the website.
  • The application letter must be submitted along with the other documents personally at the office for passports that you choose when you fill out the online application.

Notification: Applicants are required to show up at the chosen Immigration Office for photograph and biometric data capture if the your passport is more than six (6) months old.

Office Locations and Contacts

Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport Road,Sauka, Abuja.
P.M.B. 38, Garki, Abuja.
Site: Link
Contact Link Link

What are all the Eligibility

  • Nigerians who work on ocean-going vessels or watercrafts may apply.


  • All fees exclude bank charges and N2000 Address Verification fees.

Administrative costs are not refundable. payments for passport fees in these cases is dependent on the approval of the application.

Processing Time

between 48 and 72 hours after enrollment for the submission of Biometric Data.


  • Fees for application for passport are not refundable.
  • The payment will be refunded only in the event that a double payment was done for one application.
  • They are valid for 1 (1) year from the date of payment.
  • Online payment is the only method of payment accepted. If you pay in a different manner and gets service is at risk of being prosecuted and could be revoked of passport or visa.
  • If you’ve already submitted an application, please verify your application status instead of filling out a new application.
  • Candidates must ensure that they have the correct phone number and address are provided (failure could result in delays of passport processing).

Requirements Information

  • General Information
  • Contact Information
  • Permanent Address
  • Contact Information
  • Addresses for overseas addresses
  • Personal Details
  • Parent’s Information
  • Father’s Address
  • Mother’s Address
  • Other Information
  • Kin Address
  • Reference 1
  • Reference Address
  • Reference 2
  • Reference Address
  • Passport Processing State and Office

Documentation is needed

  • A Seaman’s Passport is given to those who work on vessels. It’s not intended for travel. The passport is used as proof of identity in all countries that allow seaman entry.

Information that could be helpful

A false or misleading declaration in the form of application can cause the revocation of the passport, and/or the prosecuting the person who submitted it.

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