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Nigeria visa

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and in line with the WHO guidelines, VisaHQ will be taking the necessary steps to protect our employees as well as the well-being of our customers. If you wish to drop off or collect documents at our office, you will be able to do so by coordinating with our team by messaging us or dialing our local support lines. You can also contact us for the most up to date entry restrictions. We appreciate your understanding in this matter and we thank you for your cooperation on behalf of VisaHQ and its employees.
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A visa is required for this destination.

The Consulate of Nigeria is not currently processing rush applications.

The Consulate of Nigeria is not currently processing rush applications.

The Consulate of Nigeria is not currently processing rush applications.

The Consulate of Nigeria is not currently processing rush applications.

The Consulate of Nigeria is not currently processing rush applications.

The Consulate of Nigeria is not currently processing rush applications.

The Consulate of Nigeria is not currently processing rush applications.

The Consulate of Nigeria is not currently processing rush applications.

Fill out Nigeria Tourist visa application form online

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:
  • 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. A letter directly from a hotel in the destination country confirming the name(s) of the guest(s) and the dates of the reservation. The letter must be printed on hotel letterhead and signed by the hotel agent.

  • 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's ID. Please provide a copy of the host's local ID or passport.

  • 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. For rush requests, a copy of the form.

  • 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.

  • Hotel Reservation. A letter directly from a hotel in the destination country confirming the name(s) of the guest(s) and the dates of the reservation. The letter must be printed on hotel letterhead and signed by the hotel agent.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. 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. 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.

  • 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.

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State addressed to the "Embassy of Nigeria, Washington D.C. ", giving a detailed description of the purpose of travel, the names and addresses of any organizations to be visited, and the dates of the trip. The letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number and should have a statement confirming that the US Embassy in Nigeria will take full responsibility for the applicant.

  • 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.

  • Personal invitation. An invitation from the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Abuja.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. 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).

  • 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.

  • 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's ID. Please provide a copy of the host's local ID or passport.

  • 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. A letter directly from a hotel in the destination country confirming the name(s) of the guest(s) and the dates of the reservation. The letter must be printed on hotel letterhead and signed by the hotel agent.

  • Personal invitation. 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.

  • Host's ID. Please provide a copy of the host's local ID or passport.

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

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. 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).

  • Resume. 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).

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

  • Employment Invitation letter. A copy of the applicant's acceptance to the position being offered in Nigeria as well as a letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy/Consulate of the destination country, 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.
    An ORIGINAL letter of invitation on company letterhead from the business host in the destination country stating the applicant's title, expertise, duties and responsibilities. It should indicate rationale for hiring the applicant as well as his/her salary, position and qualifications."

  • Business registration. 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).

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information
  • 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.
  • Applicants may be requested to do a one-on-one interview with a Nigerian consular officer prior to visa issuance.

Nigeria Tourist visa fees for citizens of United States of America

Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
90 days Single EntryUp to 90 days5-6 business days$265.00$209.00$0.00$474.00
90 days Single EntryUp to 180 days5-6 business days$458.00$209.00$0.00$667.00
90 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days3-5 business days$120.00$209.00$0.00$329.00
90 days Multiple EntryUp to 2 years5-6 business days$270.00$149.00$0.00$419.00
90 days Multiple EntryUp to 2 years5-6 business days$270.00$149.00$0.00$419.00
90 days Multiple EntryUp to 2 years5-6 business days$270.00$149.00$0.00$419.00
90 days Multiple EntryUp to 2 years5-6 business days$270.00$209.00$0.00$479.00
90 days
stay
Single Entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
5-6 business days
to get your visa
$474.00
price starts at
90 days
stay
Single Entry
entries
Up to 180 days
Validity
5-6 business days
to get your visa
$667.00
price starts at
90 days
stay
Multiple Entry
entries
Up to 180 days
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$329.00
price starts at
90 days
stay
Multiple Entry
entries
Up to 2 years
Validity
5-6 business days
to get your visa
$419.00
price starts at
90 days
stay
Multiple Entry
entries
Up to 2 years
Validity
5-6 business days
to get your visa
$419.00
price starts at
90 days
stay
Multiple Entry
entries
Up to 2 years
Validity
5-6 business days
to get your visa
$419.00
price starts at
90 days
stay
Multiple Entry
entries
Up to 2 years
Validity
5-6 business days
to get your visa
$479.00
price starts at
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