Seaport Operations

General Entry Requirements for Migrants upon Arrival To Nigeria

Eligibility

Crew members on board Arriving Vessels Passengers where applicable

Requirements

  1. Crew list in duplicate
  2. List of Port of Call on Inward Journey.
  3. List of disembarking Passengers showing Port of embarkation
  4. List of passengers in Transit showing the Port of embarkation
  5. List of all other persons on board including Stowaways
  6. Possession of valid travel documents Passport/Continuous Discharge Certificate (CDC) as applicable
  7. Nil List
  8. Valid Contract of Crew members and corresponding status
  9. Valid Visa (passengers). If not a crew
  10. Evidence of last Port Clearance
  11. Any other document that will aid the clearing/ boarding officer in discharging of his statutory duty Immigration Act 2015 (15) (3b) (3c).

 

General Requirements for Crew Members/Nigerians to Depart Nigeria

Eligibility

Crew members on board Departing Vessels. Passengers where applicable

Departure Requirements:

  1. List of embarking Crew/Passengers showing Port of destination.
  2. List of outward Port of Call.
  3. List of any crew member or other person missing from the Ship on departure
  4. Evidence of Arrival Clearance.
  5. List of Sign-off crew members, if any.

Note: TWP are not issued at Nigerian seaports or Ports of Entry

 Eligibility

Arriving Vessels

Requirements

Advance copy of Arrival/ Departure Notification

How to Apply

Applications are made to Command Headquarters

Timeline

30mins./1hour is required to carry out Immigration Clearance depending on the number of Crew members and the size of the Vessel

Requirements

  • Signing On of Crew:

An application from the authorized agent with Valid Visa on Crew Passport.

  • Signing Off of Crew/Transit Pass:

An application from the authorized agent with evidence of Onward Ticket.

How to Apply

Applications are made to Command Headquarters

Timeline

Upon satisfying the requirements, the facility is granted immediately