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  • These requirements apply to only Nigerians who intend to get married to foreigners in Hungary, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia
  • Requests for the letter can be made in person or through a proxy
  • The document is valid for only 6 months from date of issue

Requirements:

  • Copy of Valid Nigerian e-passport 
  • Copy of Valid residence permit 
  • Written request to the Consular Section for issuance of Marriage Clearance
  • Copy of Birth Certificate issued by Nigerian Population Commission
  • Copy of original Bachelorhood or Spinsterhood Affidavit issued by any Marriage Registry or Court in Nigeria OR Divorce certificate
  • Copy of completed marriage declaration datasheet in capital letters. 
  • Copy of written declaration by the foreigner who is marrying the Nigerian out of his/her own free will
  • Copy of address card and ID card or Passport of the Foreigner
  • Copy of Bachelor/Spinster/Divorce certificate of the Foreigner (whichever is applicable)

Cost:

  • Service Charge is $60 and Administrative Charge is $40. Please note that the new fees will take effect from Monday, 17th January, 2022.
Account for Payment of Service Charge:

Bank: MKB Bank Nyrt

Account No: 10300002-50100020-71034014

IBAN Account No: HU65103000025010002071034014

Account Name: Embassy of Nigeria

Address: Vaci utca 38, 1056 Budapest

BIC: MKKBHUHB

Account for Payment of Administrative Charge:
Account Name: Embassy of Nigeria, Budapest
Account Number: 10300002-50100020-401201108
IBAN Account No: HU6510300002-50100020-401201108
Bank: MKB Bank Nyrt
BIC: MKKBHUHB
 
Payments are made in two ways:  
  • Deposit relevant service charge and administrative charge by visiting any MKB Bank. The applicant submits the deposit slip from MKB Bank as evidence of payment.
  • Transfer relevant  service charge and administrative fee via online banking, and submit copy of e-receipt. The Finance Attaché confirms receipt of funds.

Please note the following when paying the consular fee:

A commission/transfer fee will be charged by the Bank when depositing or transferring the consular fee. Please ensure the total amount on the MKB deposit slip has the exact amount of the consular service needed.
All consular fees paid via bank transfer can only be acknowledged after the Finance Section has confirmed receipt of the transfer. 
Provide payment details when making payment. Include the type of consular service you are paying and this appears in the remark column of the deposit slip.
Submit the original MKB Bank slip or evidence of  the bank transfer when submitting your documents.
 
Processing Period:
Please note that the processing of request for consular services takes up to ten (10) working days.  However, express services are available, with an extra charge of US$50