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Employment (INGO) Visa – R5A

R5A - Employment Visa (INGO) is issued to expatriates who wish to obtain employment with International Non-Governmental Organisation operating in Nigeria

Visa Category

Temporary Residence Visa

Sub category

Employment (International NGO)


  • INGO workers
  • Requirements
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement
  • MoU with Nigeria National Planning Commission (NPC) and appropriate security clearance (for special security cases)
  • Formal application for R5A 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

    Work Permit 2 years. Renewable

    Permited Activicties

    Employment INGO staff in Nigeria

    Restricted Activicties

  • N/A
  • Permitted Visa Channels

  • Embassy
  • Important Note: