Nigerians marrying Russians are always requested by the Russian authorities to provide document(s) to indicate legal capacity to contract marriage, for this purpose, the Embassy issues:
- Affidavit of Bachelohood or spinsterhood from a High Court and legalized at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nigeria and receipt of legalization fee.
- Valid passport data pages of the applicant and his fiancee
- Name clearly written in Russian Language
- Duly completed Consular Service form
- Fee $40