Hours Of Operation
Weekdays: Mondays - Fridays: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Weekends and National Holidays: Chat Only.
Ministry of Interior,
Room 104 & 123,
Block F, Old Federal Secretariat,
Area 1, Garki-Abuja.
In line with the Marriage Act, Cap 6 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 and in accordance with Official Gazette Notices on Marriage Nos. 64-68 dated 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th and 16th April 2021, the Citizenship and Business Department of the Ministry of Interior hereby announces the commencement of the inspection of places of worship and organisations requesting for Expatriate Quotas, issuance of Licences to conduct Statutory Marriages as well as renewal of existing ones.
2. Accordingly, all Administrators, Registrars and Representatives of places of worship should check the Fee Details Page under the Place of Worship Section to view each application processing fees, respectively.
3. All places of worship and companies that have applied for grant/renewal of licenses and renewal of expatriate quotas shall pay mandatory inspection fee renewable after 3 years based on their locations as highlighted hereunder:
4. After inspection, approved places of worship shall purchase Marriage Certificates on
pre-paid basis. Each Marriage Certificate costs N15,000 and are packaged as follows:
6. Public places of worship and organisations should log on to ecitibiz.interior.gov.ng in order to make payments for the above services.
For further enquiries: