Visa information

How to apply for a VISA

Visas for Nigeria are required by all nationalities:

  • Valid passport (2 blank pages next to each other)
  • One application form (from the website) with the deposit paid directly to Nigerian Embassy
  • Detailed itinerary required (preferably travel agent)
  • Original bank letter to confirm proof of funds
  • Proof of yellow fever vaccination
  • Letter of invitation from company in Nigeria (please ask for assistance if needed)
  • Employment letter and that company financially and medically responsible as well as proof of accommodation
  • Certificate of incorporation of the company in Nigeria
  • Proof of hotel reservation (please ask for assistance if needed)

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About Nigeria

Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Protected areas such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park have waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats. One of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja that’s pictured on the national currency.

Capital city: Abuja
Telephone dialling code: +234
ISO code: NGA
Currency: Nigerian Naira
Population: 173.6 million (2013) World Bank
Official language: English