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

  • Embassy
  • Important Note: