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A visa is required for this destination.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

The Nigerian Consulate will not be able to process visas until after May 24th. All visa applications submitted will be approved after this date. Anything VisaHQ has received and not submitted will be submitted after this date and when the consular officer returns.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

The Consulate of Nigeria is not currently processing rush applications.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

For this type of visa, the Nigerian Consulate requires that applicants send in 4 copies of all requirements, including the signed visa application form. Please make sure to do so in sending your package to VisaHQ.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

VisaHQ may be unable to provide visa services for government contractors in particular cases.

Currently the Nigerian Consulate is not offering rush processing.

All passengers traveling to Nigeria MUST complete Health declaration form within the 96 hours prior to the flight.

Fill out Nigeria Tourist visa application form online

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:
COVID-19 / Health Insurance for travel to Nigeria
  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Two passport-type photographs. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US (soft copy acceptable). The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant);
    • state the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Nigeria;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. single entry business visa);
    • guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country (soft copy acceptable). The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant);
    • state the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Letter of Incorporation. If visiting a private company in Nigeria, a copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Two passport-type photographs. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Bank statement. Copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Hotel Reservation. Original and one copy of hotel reservations or an official invitation from a Spanish citizen or legal resident issued by the police station.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Nigeria ie. copy of their Nigeria passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Nigeria, copies of their Nigeria residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Host passport. Scanned copies of the passports of the hosts you are visiting in Nigeria.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Two passport-type photographs. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US (soft copy acceptable). The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant);
    • state the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Nigeria;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. single entry business visa);
    • guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country (soft copy acceptable). The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant);
    • state the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Letter of Incorporation. If visiting a private company in Nigeria, a copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Two passport-type photographs. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US (soft copy acceptable). The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant);
    • state the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Nigeria;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. single entry business visa);
    • guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country (soft copy acceptable). The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant);
    • state the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Letter of Incorporation. If visiting a private company in Nigeria, a copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Two passport-type photographs. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US (soft copy acceptable). The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant);
    • state the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Nigeria;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. single entry business visa);
    • guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country (soft copy acceptable). The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant);
    • state the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Letter of Incorporation. If visiting a private company in Nigeria, a copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Two passport-type photographs. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US (soft copy acceptable). The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant);
    • state the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Nigeria;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. single entry business visa);
    • guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country (soft copy acceptable). The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant);
    • state the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Letter of Incorporation. If visiting a private company in Nigeria, a copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Two passport-type photographs. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Complete itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Nigeria ie. copy of their Nigeria passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Nigeria, copies of their Nigeria residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Host passport. Scanned copies of the passports of the hosts you are visiting in Nigeria

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Two passport-type photographs. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Complete itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Nigeria ie. copy of their Nigeria passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Nigeria, copies of their Nigeria residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Host passport. Scanned copies of the passports of the hosts you are visiting in Nigeria

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. SIGNED Official United States of America passport valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State, sending department, or agency, addressed to "Embassy of Nigeria, Washington D.C. ", explaining purpose of travel and dates of the trip. Letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. SIGNED Official United States of America passport valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State, sending department, or agency, addressed to "Embassy of Nigeria, Washington D.C. ", explaining purpose of travel and dates of the trip. Letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Two passport-type photographs. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Complete itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Nigeria ie. copy of their Nigeria passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Nigeria, copies of their Nigeria residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Host passport. Scanned copies of the passports of the hosts you are visiting in Nigeria

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport.
    Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Two passport-type photographs, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Complete itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country (soft copy acceptable). The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant);
    • state the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    Applicant also need to provide formal application from Host company in Nigeria, attaching a copy of the work order indication the exact job to be performed by the expert.

  • Business Support Letter. A support letter from the sending company which introduces the applicant, states the nature of the trip, and specifies the type and desired validity of the visa.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of certificate of incorporation of Host company in Nigeria.

  • Approval Letter. Copy of Comptroller General of Immigration's approval cable visa that lists the applicant’s name

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Complete itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary showing all intermediary countries between your destination and return to country of origin. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Hotel Reservation. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations (applicant's name must be on Hotel Reservation).

  • Previous visas. If applying for a multiple entry visa, please provide a copy of a previous Nigeria visa and a copy of the information pages of the passport containing the visa. The embassy will not grant a multiple entry visa to a first-time visitor.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in Nigeria explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Two passport-type photographs. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Complete itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Nigeria ie. copy of their Nigeria passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Nigeria, copies of their Nigeria residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Host passport. Scanned copies of the passports of the hosts you are visiting in Nigeria

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Complete itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary showing all intermediary countries between your destination and return to country of origin. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Hotel Reservation. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations (applicant's name must be on Hotel Reservation).

  • Previous visas. If applying for a multiple entry visa, please provide a copy of a previous Nigeria visa and a copy of the information pages of the passport containing the visa. The embassy will not grant a multiple entry visa to a first-time visitor.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in Nigeria explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 4 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Formal Request Letter. A formal letter from the sponsoring company in Nigeria. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant);
    • state the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Nigeria;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. an employment (STR) visa).

  • Letter of Expatriate Quota Approval. A letter of expatriate quota approval that has been approved by the Ministry of Interior in Nigeria.

  • Credentials and Curriculum Vitae. Copies of resume, degrees, and certificates earned. All must be authenticated by relevant official of Nigerian High Commission/Embassy (English certified translation copy where applicable).

  • Employment Offer Letter. A letter from the sponsoring company in Nigeria. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of Nigeria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • briefly introduce the applicant;
    • state the nature of the position being offered, salary structure, and duration of the contract;
    • specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa.

  • Acceptance of Employment. A copy of the applicant's acceptance to the position being offered in Nigeria.

  • Certificate of Registration of Company and Particulars.. Must include a copy of the certificate of incorporation of Nigerian company, company memorandum and article association, corporate affairs particulars of directors and their share holdings (CAC FORMS 2&7).

  • Work permit. A copy of business permit issued by the Ministry of Interior (for companies that have foreign shareholders).

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Complete itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary showing all intermediary countries between your destination and return to country of origin. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Hotel Reservation. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations (applicant's name must be on Hotel Reservation).

  • Previous visas. If applying for a multiple entry visa, please provide a copy of a previous Nigeria visa and a copy of the information pages of the passport containing the visa. The embassy will not grant a multiple entry visa to a first-time visitor.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in Nigeria explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Complete itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary showing all intermediary countries between your destination and return to country of origin. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Hotel Reservation. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations (applicant's name must be on Hotel Reservation).

  • Previous visas. If applying for a multiple entry visa, please provide a copy of a previous Nigeria visa and a copy of the information pages of the passport containing the visa. The embassy will not grant a multiple entry visa to a first-time visitor.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in Nigeria explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Complete itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary showing all intermediary countries between your destination and return to country of origin. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Hotel Reservation. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations (applicant's name must be on Hotel Reservation).

  • Previous visas. If applying for a multiple entry visa, please provide a copy of a previous Nigeria visa and a copy of the information pages of the passport containing the visa. The embassy will not grant a multiple entry visa to a first-time visitor.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in Nigeria explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for Nigeria will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.

  • Original passport. Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity. A digital copy of the information page of your passport MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Passport-type photograph. Two passport-type photographs. A digital copy of your photo MUST be uploaded upon completion of your order.

  • Complete itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Nigeria ie. copy of their Nigeria passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Nigeria, copies of their Nigeria residence permit and their national passport's information pages.

  • Host passport. Scanned copies of the passports of the hosts you are visiting in Nigeria

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of Nigeria whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter Nigeria. Form is mandatory for diplomats and children less than 10 years old too

  • COVID-19 Test Result. Upload details of a COVID test taken at least 96 hours prior to departure. You can not apply if result is positive

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A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Additional documents for minors (under the age of 18):
    Letter of consent from parents which must be notarized, including passport and driver’s license copies of both parents/ legal guardian.
    Parents' Passport Copies. A copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    A copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Additional documents for minors (under the age of 18):
    Letter of consent from parents which must be notarized, including passport and driver’s license copies of both parents/ legal guardian.
    Parents' Passport Copies. A copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    A copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Additional documents for minors (under the age of 18):
    Letter of consent from parents which must be notarized, including passport and driver’s license copies of both parents/ legal guardian.
    Parents' Passport Copies. A copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    A copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Additional documents for minors (under the age of 18):
    Letter of consent from parents which must be notarized, including passport and driver’s license copies of both parents/ legal guardian.
    Parents' Passport Copies. A copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    A copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Additional documents for minors (under the age of 18):
    Letter of consent from parents which must be notarized, including passport and driver’s license copies of both parents/ legal guardian.
    Parents' Passport Copies. A copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    A copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Additional documents for minors (under the age of 18):
    Letter of consent from parents which must be notarized, including passport and driver’s license copies of both parents/ legal guardian.
    Parents' Passport Copies. A copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    A copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Additional documents for minors (under the age of 18):
    Letter of consent from parents which must be notarized, including passport and driver’s license copies of both parents/ legal guardian.
    Parents' Passport Copies. A copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    A copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Applicants may be requested to do a one-on-one interview with a Nigerian consular officer prior to visa issuance.
  • Additional documents for minors (under the age of 18):
    Letter of consent from parents which must be notarized, including passport and driver’s license copies of both parents/ legal guardian.
    Parents' Passport Copies. A copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    A copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Additional documents for minors (under the age of 18):
    Letter of consent from parents which must be notarized, including passport and driver’s license copies of both parents/ legal guardian.
    Parents' Passport Copies. A copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    A copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Additional documents for minors (under the age of 18):
    Letter of consent from parents which must be notarized, including passport and driver’s license copies of both parents/ legal guardian.
    Parents' Passport Copies. A copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    A copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • Additional documents for minors (under the age of 18):
    Letter of consent from parents which must be notarized, including passport and driver’s license copies of both parents/ legal guardian.
    Parents' Passport Copies. A copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    A copy of the applicant's birth certificate.
  • Nigeria visas must be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.
  • You are required to take a second test 7 days after arrival in Nigeria. Cost of it is included in embassy fee. Before you apply for Health form, select laboratory which will be the closest to your self-isolation place: https://nitp.ncdc.gov.ng/onboarding/lab-directory
  • If You are holder of diplomatic passport will be required to present it at the airport. Diplomats and children less than 10 years old are exempted from payment for the repeat COVID-19 test.
  • Provide valid phone number, email and residential address. Passengers must be reachable by health officials throughout their visit.

Nigeria Tourist visa fees for citizens of United States of America

Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
90 days Single EntryUp to 90 days7-10 business days$430.00$209.00$0.00$639.00
180 days Single EntryUp to 180 days7-10 business days$430.00$209.00$0.00$639.00
90 days Single EntryUp to 90 days5-7 business days$540.00$209.00$0.00$749.00
180 days Single EntryUp to 180 days5-7 business days$540.00$209.00$0.00$749.00
730 days Multiple EntryUp to 2 years7-10 business days$430.00$149.00$0.00$579.00
730 days Multiple EntryUp to 2 years7-10 business days$430.00$149.00$0.00$579.00
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days7-10 business days$430.00$209.00$0.00$639.00
730 days Multiple EntryUp to 2 years7-10 business days$430.00$209.00$0.00$639.00
730 days Multiple EntryUp to 2 years5-7 business days$540.00$199.00$0.00$739.00
730 days Multiple EntryUp to 2 years5-7 business days$540.00$199.00$0.00$739.00
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days5-7 business days$540.00$209.00$0.00$749.00
730 days Multiple EntryUp to 2 years5-7 business days$540.00$209.00$0.00$749.00
Health formNext business day$105.00$30.00$0.00$135.00
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$639.00
price starts at
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Validity
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Nigeria COVID-19 travel restrictions

  • Entry is partially open
    Airports in Nigeria are open, and some international flights resumed.
    All arrivals from Turkey, Brazil, India, South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, and Zambia are banned, except for returning citizens and residents.
    Prior to arrival requirements
    Valid passport. Valid national passport with at least 6 month remaining validity after the date of departure.
    Valid visa. Please see the instructions above if visa is needed and apply.
    Negative COVID-19 test taken at most 72 hours before departure. Before travel, passengers must book and pay for a repeat PCR test for day 7 of their arrival in Nigeria at the Nigeria International Travel Portal– evidence of the booking will be required on arrival.
    📝Health form must be presented upon arrival. The QR code can be obtained at our website.
    Upon arrival restrictions
    🏠Quarantine for 7 days is required for all countries.
    😷Masks are required in public spaces and transport.
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