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Retirement Visa (Retired in Nigeria) – N5A

N5A- Retirement Visa (Retired in Nigeria) is issued to retires who wish to reside in Nigeria after 20 years of service and aged 65 years and above

Visa Category

Sub category

Highly-skilled Immigrants and Retirees


  • Foreign National Retires (65 years and above) who retired in Nigeria after a minimum of 20 years of Service
  • Requirements
  • Retirement letter in Nigeria/Records
  • Evidence of means of livelihood
  • Visa Validity

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

    Permit Type and duration of Stay

    Multiple entry. Residence Permit 2 years (renewable)

    Permited Activicties

    To reside in Nigeria

    Restricted Activicties

  • Not permitted for work
  • Permitted Visa Channels

  • Embassy
  • Important Note: