In Nigeria, applying for a visa is an essential requirement for foreign nationals of most countries. Those who wish to visit or immigrate to Nigeria for any length of time will be required to make a visa application in order to gain entry clearance for Nigeria.
Nigerian Tourist visas, as with tourist visas for many other destinations are designed as a temporary immigration service.
In Nigeria, visas of this kind are valid for a period of three months and are issued to applicants who wish to visit Nigeria for the purposes of tourism or to visit family and friends.
Nigerian entry clearance of this class does not permit its holder to engage in any form of employment, whether paid or unpaid during their time in the country and is issued with the obligation for the candidate to return to their country of residence at the expiry of the permit.
- Submit your U.S. Passport (must have at least 6 months remaining validity)
- 1 Printed Application form and Payment Acknowledgement Receipt
- 1 passport type photograph (2x2)
- Consular fee of $20.00 (pay by money order, cash, or credit card)
- Completed Cover Page and Credit Card Authorization forms
- Copy of round-trip airline tickets
- Copy of hotel confirmation
- Religious visitors and missionary workers will require pre-approval from the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Nigeria
- Copy of recent bank statement in your name that indicates sufficient funds for travel (or ask your bank for a "Visa Letter").
- Copy of birth certificate of child
- Signed, notarized letter of consent by both parents.
- Copies of both parents passports (bio date page)
General Consulates of Nigeria: