Tourist

Eligibility

Tourist Visa is available to citizens of all countries except ECOWAS Nationals who do not require visa to visit Nigeria and other countries which Nigeria has entered into visa abolition agreements.

Categories:

  1. Foreign Travelers who wish to visit Nigeria for the purpose of Tourism.
  2. Foreign Travelers who wish to visit family and friends.

 

Requirements

  • Foreign Travelers who wish to visit Nigeria for the purpose of Tourism.
    1. Passport valid for at least 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement.
    2. Valid return ticket.
    3. Evidence of sufficient funds.
    4. Evidence of Hotel Reservation.
  • Foreign Travelers who wish to visit family and friends.
    1. Passport valid for at least 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement.
    2. Valid return ticket.
    3. Evidence of sufficient funds
    4. Address of host in Nigeria or Evidence of hotel reservation.
    5. Invitation letter from host in Nigeria.

 

Validity

Valid for 90 days

Caution: Note that this Visa is not valid for employment.

 

Fees

See table of fees here.

 

Timeline

2 – 3 working days from receipt of application.

 

Procedure

Step 1:Apply online

Complete the online visa application here and print completed form.

Step 2:Pay online (https://portal.immigration.gov.ng) and print payment receipt.

Step 3:Affix 2 passport sized (35/40mm) photographs with white background.

Step 4:Mail application or proceed with the completed form to Embassy/High Commission for submission with attached requirements.

 

Note: Applicant may be invited for interview if necessary.

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