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Employment (Expatriate) Visa – R2A

R2A - Employment Visa (Expatriate) is a type of visa issued to persons who wish to take up employment in Nigeria, based on expatriate quota

Visa Category

Temporary Residence Visa

Sub category

Employment (Expatriate)


  • Employed Expatriates to be placed on quota
  • Requirements
  • Passport valid for t least least 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement
  • Formal application for R2A Visa from the Employer/Institution accepting Immigration Responsibility
  • Expatriate quota approval
  • Letters of offer of appointment and acceptance of offer
  • Educational qualifications and Curriculum Vitae
  • Visa Validity

    Valid for not more than 90 days from date of issuance

    Permit Type and duration of Stay

    Work permit 2 Years. Renewable

    Permited Activicties

    Employment in Nigeria

    Restricted Activicties

  • N/A
  • Permitted Visa Channels

  • Embassy
  • Important Note: