Nigeria Tourist Visa

Nigeria tourist visa

You will need a tourist visa to travel to Nigeria, the visa is valid for three months. You can stay for a maximum of 90 days with this visa.

Eligibility requirements

Have a genuine reason to visit the country and must have made all the travel arrangements for visiting the country

Have the finances to support your stay so that you can bear the expenses of travel and stay in the country

Meet the character requirements by providing a police clearance certificate for the same

Must meet the minimum health requirements

Have proof of motive to return to your home country that will ensure you go back once your visit is over

Documents required for Nigeria visit visa
  • A valid passport with a validity of at least six months
  • Old passports
  • A copy of your completed and signed visa application form
  • Two copies of passport photo
  • Air ticket confirming a round trip
  • Details about your itinerary
  • A certificate confirming vaccination for yellow fever
  • Proof of polio vaccination
  • Proof of hotel bookings and flight bookings for internal travel
  • A cover letter with all the required details about your itinerary
  • Statement from your bank of the last six months to prove you have enough finances to fund your visit
  • Income tax statements of last three years
Tourist e-visa

You can apply for a tourist e-visa to Nigeria online. This is a single-entry visa where you can stay for a maximum of 30 days on a single visit. However, you cannot work or live for an extended period of time on this visa.

Before you apply for a tourist visa, ensure that you meet the visa requirements, fill the Dubai visa application form for visit to Nigeria, attach the required documents and pay the required fees.

Why do I require a Nigeria tourist visa?

A Nigeria tourist visa will be required if you wish to go to Nigeria for the purpose of:

  1. tourism or
  2. visiting friends and family
What are the documents required for Nigeria tourist visa for the purpose of tourism?

For the purpose of visiting Nigeria as a tourist, you will require –

  • Valid passport [with a minimum of 6 months’ validly remaining and 2 blank pages]
  • Proof of funds to cover stay in Nigeria
  • Proof of hotel reservation
  • Valid return ticket
What are the documents required for Nigeria tourist visa for visiting friends and family?
  • Valid passport [with a minimum of 6 months’ validly remaining and 2 blank pages]
  • Invitation letter from your host in Nigeria
  • Valid return ticket
  • Address of host if living with them or evidence of hotel reservation
  • Proof of possessing sufficient funds for covering stay in Nigeria
What is the processing time for a Nigerian tourist visa?

Generally, a Nigerian tourist visa is processed within 2 to 3 days from the date of the receipt of the visa application.

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