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Academic exchange programme (AEP) Visa – R8A

AEP Visa is issued for the purpose of Resident Academic Exchange Program (AEP) in Nigeria.

Visa Category

Temporary Residence Visa

Sub category

Academic Exchange Programme


  • Students
  • scholars
  • lecturers
  • researchers
  • sabbaticals
  • law enforcement and security officers
  • Requirements
  • Passport valid for expected duration of study with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement
  • MoU with relevant MDA and institutions
  • Formal application for R7A Visa by the employer accepting Immigration Responsibility
  • Visa Validity

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

    Permit Type and duration of Stay

    Residence permit 2 Years. Renewable

    Permited Activicties

    To reside to participate in AEP in Nigeria

    Restricted Activicties

  • Not permitted for work
  • Permitted Visa Channels

  • Embassy
  • Important Note: