Nigeria Immigration Service Temporary Work Permit Temporary Work Permit

Temporary Work Permit - F8A

F8A - Temporary Work Permit (TWP) Visa is a single entry visa issued to experts invited by corporate bodies for short period of me for the purpose of providing specialized 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 authorized visa issued at Nigerian Embassy after the approval of the Comptroller General of Immigration

Visa Category

Short Visit Visa

Sub category

Temporary Work Permit


Experts invited by corporate bodies

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement
  • Return Ticket
  • Evidence of Sufficient funds
  • Evidence of hotel reservation / host address in Nigeria
  • Visa Authority Leer (pre-approved visa letter)
Visa Validity

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

Permit Type and duration of Stay

Single entry. Temporary Work/Visitors Permit not exceeding 90 days

Permited Activicties
  • Permitted to perform specialized skilled services listed above
Restricted Activicties
  • Not permitted for work
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