The United States Embassy in Nigeria on Tuesday announced the suspension of the Dropbox process for visa renewals indefinitely.
A statement released by the embassy said the suspension takes effect from Tuesday May 14, 2019.
The embassy said the step was taken to provide more efficient customer service and promote legitimate travel.
It added that the suspension will not affect those who had already submitted their passports via dropbox to DHL for processing either at the U.S. Embassy in Abuja, or the Consulate General in Lagos.
It also said processing of diplomatic and official (A, G, and NATO class) visa applications would continue unchanged.
The statement read: “Effective at the close of business today, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, the U.S. Mission to Nigeria is indefinitely suspending interview waivers for renewals, otherwise known as the “Dropbox” process. Visa applications will no longer be accepted by DHL in Nigeria. Those who have…