Visa policy of Nigeria

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Visa policy of Nigeria

Visitors to Nigeria require a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

Recent visitors to Nigeria are refused entry to Belize, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Guyana, Ivory Coast, Mongolia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sao Tome and Principe and South Africa due to Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa.[1]

Visa policy[edit]

Citizens of the following 18 countries can visit Nigeria without a visa:[2]

Nationals of  Kenya can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 90 days.

Holders of diplomatic or official passports issued to nationals of Brazil and holders of diplomatic or service passports issued to nationals of China do not require a visa for Nigeria.

Holders of written e-visa approval issued by Immigration Authority Headquarters in Abuja, can obtain a visa on arrival, provided holding a visa application form and e-visa application payment receipt and holding an invitation letter from Nigerian company accepting immigration responsibilities.[3]


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  2. ^ "Visa Information". Timatic. IATA. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
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