Nigeria Immigration Service Temporary Work Permit Temporary Work Permit (6 months)

Temporary Work Permit (6 months) - R11

R11 - Temporary Work Permit (6 months) Visa is a multiple entry visa issued to experts invited by corporate bodies for the purpose of providing specialised skilled services, such as after sales installation/commissioning/upgrading/Maintenance/Repairs of equipment and machinery, Training/Capacity building for Nigerian staff, Audit of machinery/equipment and financial records. It is an authorised visa issued at Nigerian Embassy after the approval of the Controller General of Immigration

Visa Category

Temporary Residence Visa

Sub category

Temporary Work Permit (6 months)


Persons wishing to obtain employment in Nigeria on a temporary basis

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement
  • Formal application for R11 Visa from the Employer/ Institution accepting Immigration Responsibility
  • Letter of Offer of Appointment and Acceptance of Offer
  • Educational qualifications and Curriculum Vitae
  • Evidence of financial support
Visa Validity

Valid for not more than 90 days from the date of issuance

Permit Type and duration of Stay

Multiple entry. Work Permit 6 months (non-renewable)

Permited Activicties
  • Permitted for temporary work
Restricted Activicties
  • 6 months permit is non-renewable
Permitted Visa Channels
  • Visa at the Embassy
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Important Note: Selected visa may include an additional fee of USD 170 for biometric capture