Visa Application Guidelines

Visa Application Guidelines

Entry Visa/Freezone Guidelines:

  1. Visit the Home page of Nigeria Immigration Portal
  2. Locate & click on the appropriate application form to start the process:
    1. Entry Visa/Freezone Application Form
  3. Fill the Application form; check the ' I ACCEPT FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS FORM ' check box.
  4. Click on 'Submit Application' button to view ‘Applicant details page’
  5. Click on “Proceed to Online Payment”
  6. Click to select Payment Currency “Pay in Dollars” option then Click on ‘Continue’ button
  7. For Payment Outside of Nigeria

    1. If you select a processing country other than Nigeria, your payment will be in US Dollars. You will be re-directed to an approved payment platform to complete your application and make your payment in US Dollars.
  8. Please take your visa payment receipts, passport and other documents to the Nigerian Embassy in your Country of abode on your slated interview date for your Visa.
  9. Please note that you can reschedule your interview date to the next available date by sending your Application id, Reference no and the proposed date to our support mail address

Tourist / Visitor Visa:

  1. Passport valid for at least 6 months.
  2. Duly completed visa application form
  3. Two recent passport size photographs
  4. A Letter of invitation from a company/host in Nigeria accepting immigration responsibility.
  5. Visitors/tourists are required to show evidence of sufficient funds
  6. Evidence of online payment for visa fee

Business Visa:

While a-f above apply, self sponsored business men may not require letter of invitation but will be required to show evidence of sufficient funds

Temporary Work Permit Visa (TWP):

  1. Passport with at least 6 months validity
  2. Printed copy of completed application form for visitors pass
  3. Two recent passport size photographs
  4. A cabled copy of Comptroller General of Immigration Service's approval

Subject to Regularization (STR)/Employment Visa:

  1. Passport with at least 6 months validity
  2. Completed visa form in quadruplicate with four recent passport photographs
  3. Four copies of letter of Expatriate Quota Approval from Ministry of Interior
  4. Four copies of credentials, certificates and curriculum vitae, all vetted by a relevant official of Nigerian High Commission/Embassy (English Certified translated copy where applicable)
  5. Four copies of letter of offer of employment
  6. Four copies of letter of acceptance of offer by expatriate
  7. Receipt of on-line payment receipt of Visa fee


Re-entry Visa Guidelines:

  1. Visit the Home page of Nigeria Immigration Portal
  2. Locate & click on the appropriate application form to start the process:
    1. Re-entry Visa Application Form
  3. Click on 'Submit Application' button to view ‘Applicant details page’
  4. Click on “Proceed to Online Payment”
  5. Click to select Payment Currency “Pay in Naira” option then select PayType (payment method): “Bank”, “Credit/Debit card”.
    1. If you intend to pay at a bank, selected “Bank” and click continue,
      1. View the list of participating banks and then click on ‘Continue’.
      2. The “Print Acknowledgment” button will help you print “Payment Acknowledgment Slip” with Transaction ID, Application ID & Reference Number.
      3. With the copy of your Payment acknowledgement slip, proceed to a participating bank for payment.
      4. On making payment at the bank, you MUST be issued with an 'approved payment platform provider' receipt that contains "Validation Number". You will need the "Validation Number" for confirmation of payment on the portal.
    2. If you intend to pay through Credit/Debit card, select “Credit/Debit card” and click continue,
      1. You will be required to fill in your log-in credentials.
      2. After filling in, click “Login” button and you will be sent to the payment portal
      3. For proceeding with the payment click the “PAY” button.
      4. Payment portal display application details, click on “Continue” button.
      5. You will be prompted to “ValuCard” payment page, provide information of your card & Click on “OK” button
      6. After payment, the “Validation Number” is generated. Store it and use it to confirm the payment.
      7. You can also print a receipt by clicking the “Print the Receipt” button.

 


The Following Tables list Visa Application Fees by Country. Please note Visa Application Fees for the United Kingdom and United States are listed in a separate table below, please scroll to the bottom.
 

Embassy VISA Fees

  SINGLE ENTRY MULTIPLE ENTRY TWP FEES STR VISA FEES
AfghanistanGratisGratisGratisGratis
AlbaniaUS$60US$200US$100US$100
AlgeriaUS$50US$50US$50US$50
AndorraUS$68US$68* NoUS$68US$68
AngolaUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
Antigua and BarbudaUS$148US$148* NoUS$148US$148
ArgentinaUS$60US$100US$125US$150
ArmeniaUS$60US$200US$100US$100
AustraliaUS$141US$176US$176US$176
AustriaUS$88US$110US$110US$110
AzerbaijanUS$78US$78US$78US$78
BahamasUS$19US$19US$19US$19
BahrainUS$45US$45US$45US$45
BangladeshUS$253US$253US$253US$253
BarbadosGratisGratisGratisGratis
BelarusUS$68US$68US$68US$68
BelgiumUS$88US$110US$110US$110
BelizeUS$200US$200US$200US$200
BeninUS$0US$0US$0US$0
BhutanUS$68US$68* NoUS$68US$68
BoliviaUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
Bosnia and HerzegovinaUS$50US$100US$100US$100
BotswanaUS$114US$114US$114US$114
BrazilUS$20US$20* NoUS$20US$20
BruneiUS$45US$45* NoUS$45US$45
BulgariaUS$50US$50* NoUS$50US$50
Burkina FasoUS$0US$0US$0US$0
BurundiUS$100US$200US$250US$250
CambodiaUS$68US$68* NoUS$68US$68
CameroonUS$3US$3* NoUS$111US$111
CanadaUS$75US$150US$150US$150
Cape VerdeUS$0US$0US$0US$0
Central African RepublicUS$67US$335US$335US$335
ChadUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
ChileUS$200US$200* NoUS$200US$200
ChinaUS$64US$64US$64US$64
ColombiaUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
ComorosUS$20US$20* NoUS$20US$20
CongoUS$111US$224US$224US$224
Costa RicaUS$20US$20* NoUS$20US$20
CroatiaUS$50US$100US$100US$100
CubaUS$54US$54US$54US$54
CyprusUS$30US$30* NoUS$30US$30
Czech RepublicUS$88US$110US$110US$110
Democratic Republic of the CongoUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
DenmarkUS$88US$110US$110US$110
DjiboutiUS$3US$3US$3US$3
DominicaUS$20US$20US$20US$20
Dominican RepublicUS$20US$20US$20US$20
EcuadorUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
EgyptUS$45US$45* NoUS$45US$45
El SalvadorUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
Equatorial GuineaUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
EritreaUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
EstoniaUS$60US$200US$100US$100
EthiopiaUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
FijiUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
FinlandUS$88US$110US$110US$110
FranceUS$88US$110US$110US$110
GabonUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
GambiaUS$0US$0US$0US$0
GeorgiaGratisUS$200US$200US$200
GermanyUS$88US$110US$110US$110
GhanaUS$0US$0US$0US$0
GreeceUS$88US$110US$110US$110
GrenadaUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
GuatemalaUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
GuineaUS$0US$0US$0US$0
Guinea-BissauUS$0US$0US$0US$0
GuyanaUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
HaitiUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
HondurasUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
Hong Kong S.A.R., ChinaUS$64US$64US$64US$64
HungaryUS$50US$100US$100US$100
IcelandUS$68US$68US$68US$68
IndiaUS$253US$253US$253US$253
IndonesiaUS$245US$245US$245US$245
IranUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
IraqUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
IrelandUS$170US$235US$170US$170
IsraelUS$169US$169US$169US$397
ItalyUS$88US$110US$110US$110
JamaicaUS$20US$20* NoUS$20US$20
JapanUS$36US$36US$36US$36
JordanUS$50US$100US$100US$100
KazakhstanUS$60US$200US$200US$200
KenyaUS$25US$25* NoUS$25US$25
KiribatiUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
KosovoUS$50US$100US$100US$100
KuwaitUS$3US$3US$3US$3
KyrgyzstanUS$60US$200US$100US$100
LaosUS$4US$4US$4US$4
LatviaUS$60US$200US$100US$100
LebanonUS$100US$200US$250US$250
LesothoUS$64US$64US$64US$64
LiberiaGratisGratisGratisGratis
LibyaUS$26US$40US$100US$100
LiechtensteinUS$68US$68US$68US$68
LithuaniaUS$60US$200US$100US$100
LuxembourgUS$88US$110US$110US$110
MadagascarUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
MalawiUS$39US$39* NoUS$39US$39
MalaysiaUS$6US$6US$6US$6
MaldivesUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
MaliUS$0US$0US$0US$0
MaltaUS$26US$40US$100US$100
Marshall IslandsUS$65US$65* NoUS$65US$65
MauritaniaUS$58US$58* NoUS$58US$58
MauritiusUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
MexicoUS$32US$32US$32US$32
MoldovaUS$60US$200US$100US$100
MonacoUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
MongoliaUS$26US$72US$26US$26
MoroccoUS$89US$266US$266US$266
MozambiqueUS$50US$50US$50US$50
MyanmarUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
NamibiaUS$66US$66US$66US$66
NauruUS$4US$4US$4US$4
NepalUS$39US$39US$39US$39
NetherlandsUS$88US$352US$139US$168
New ZealandUS$2US$2US$2US$2
NicaraguaUS$2US$2US$2US$2
NigerUS$0US$0US$0US$0
NigeriaUS$0US$0US$0US$0
North KoreaUS$46US$46* NoUS$46US$46
NorwayUS$4US$62US$4US$4
OmanUS$46US$46US$46US$46
PakistanUS$68US$68* NoUS$68US$68
PalauUS$3US$3US$3US$3
PanamaUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
Papua New GuineaUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
ParaguayUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
PeruUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
PhilippinesUS$39US$78US$39US$39
PolandUS$51US$102US$120US$120
PortugalUS$73US$146US$146US$293
QatarUS$4US$4* NoUS$4US$4
RomaniaUS$100US$100* NoUS$250US$250
RussiaUS$84US$200US$100US$100
RwandaUS$4US$4US$4US$4
Saint Kitts and NevisUS$19US$19* NoUS$19US$19
Saint LuciaUS$19US$19* NoUS$19US$19
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesUS$19US$19* NoUS$19US$19
SamoaUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
San MarinoUS$3US$3US$3US$3
Sao Tome and PrincipeUS$50US$100US$50US$50
Saudi ArabiaUS$46US$46* NoUS$46US$46
SenegalUS$0US$0US$0US$0
SerbiaUS$50US$100US$100US$100
SeychellesUS$4US$4US$4US$4
Sierra LeoneGratisGratisGratisGratis
SingaporeGratisGratisGratisGratis
SlovakiaUS$50US$100US$100US$100
SloveniaUS$50US$100US$100US$100
Solomon IslandsUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
SomaliaUS$3US$3US$3US$3
South AfricaUS$58US$103US$205US$205
South KoreaUS$30US$30* NoUS$30US$30
SpainUS$95US$514US$514US$587
Sri LankaUS$40US$40US$40US$40
SudanUS$2US$2US$2US$2
SurinameUS$40US$40US$40US$40
SwazilandUS$58US$58* NoUS$58US$58
SwedenUS$78US$78US$78US$78
SwitzerlandUS$68US$203US$76US$135
SyriaUS$46US$46US$46US$46
TaiwanUS$50US$100US$150US$150
TajikistanUS$68US$68US$68US$68
TanzaniaUS$29US$29US$29US$29
ThailandUS$14US$39US$14US$14
Timor-LesteUS$68US$68* NoUS$68US$68
TogoUS$0US$0US$0US$0
TongaUS$64US$64US$64US$64
Trinidad and TobagoGratisGratisGratisGratis
TunisiaUS$32US$32* NoUS$32US$32
TurkeyUS$32US$32* NoUS$32US$32
TurkmenistanUS$60US$200US$100US$100
TuvaluUS$3US$3* NoUS$3US$3
UgandaUS$2US$2* NoUS$2US$2
UkraineUS$52US$52* NoUS$52US$52
United Arab EmiratesUS$150US$300US$150US$150
UruguayUS$60US$100US$60US$60
UzbekistanUS$60US$200US$100US$100
VanuatuUS$3US$3US$3US$3
VaticanUS$88US$110US$110US$110
VenezuelaUS$50US$50US$50US$50
VietnamUS$68US$68US$68US$68
Western SaharaUS$2US$2US$2US$2
YemenUS$46US$46US$46US$46
ZambiaUS$6US$6US$6US$6
ZimbabweUS$50US$140US$140US$140

Embassy Multiple Visa Fee

  Single Entry (within 6 months) Multiple Entry 1 Year Multiple Entry 2 Years Multiple Entry 5 Years TWP FEES STR VISA FEES
United KingdomUS$144US$472US$944US$2360US$472US$472
United StatesUS$160US$160US$160N/AUS$160US$160