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“Holders of a valid diplomatic/official passport from countries with which Nigeria has a visa waiver agreement can enter Nigeria without a visa via the authorized entry point. Fill out the application form with your correct information and pay online here. B. Visa Waiver Agreement (F1B): Citizens of Cameroon and Chad can travel to Nigeria for a short-term visit without obtaining a Nigerian visa on the basis of bilateral agreements and certain entry requirements. The new directive introduces three visa categories: short-term visas (as the ASA), temporary residence visas (TRVs) and permanent residence visas (“PRV”), each of which includes several categories of visas. This article contains a summary of the different visa categories. (1) “However, you must enter with valid travel documents and through the approved point of contact. The on-arrival visa is supported by Section 20 (7) of the Immigration Act, which authorizes the Comptroller General to authorize the issuance of short-term visit visas at the point of entry. However, an on-arrival visa is only issued at Nigeria`s international airports and not at land borders. 4 Copies Passport photos (35/40 mm) taken on a white background in the last 6 months are valid for at least 6 months, with at least 2 empty visa pages valid for approval. In addition, the directive prohibits cash transactions related to visa applications, applies the principle of diplomatic reciprocity and aims to support the implementation of the stimulus package (2017-2020) by adopting security, economy and transparency (SET). He said airlines would not allow passengers to board without meeting the conditions. Note: On-arrival visas are for citizens of all countries, with the exception of ECOWAS, nationals who do not need a visa to travel to Nigeria and other countries that Nigeria has concluded, in order to abolish the visa requirement.

Kenyan nationals can obtain a visa for a maximum stay of 90 days upon arrival. On 4 February 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari presented Nigeria`s visa policy (NVP 2020). NVP 2020 aims to improve Nigeria`s business environment, attract foreign direct investment and boost tourism without compromising national security. The policy says that nationals of Member States and the following countries do not need a visa to enter Nigeria: the success of the policy will depend on the effectiveness of the implementation. Nigeria`s immigration service had previously set up a technology system called Migrants Information and Data Analysis (MIDAS) to ensure strict compliance with visa conditions. It is hoped that this will contribute to the smooth implementation of the policy. However, the policy has been extended from 6 to 79 classes to better link the visas issued to the purpose of the trip. The new directive provides visas for passport holders of African Union countries and frequent business travellers and establishes visa application centres in some countries for the filing of visa applications on behalf of applicants at Nigerian diplomatic missions.

The following visa categories apply to countries that are not exempt from visa or visa: Note: After authorization, a letter will be sent to your email with a copy to the airline indicated in your application and port of entry. The Embassy wishes to inform the public that due to the increasing incidence of coronavirus cases (COVID-19) worldwide, the issuance of visas for potential visitors to Nigeria has been suspended until further notice on 27 November 2020. This development is aimed at reducing the risk of transmission of COVID-19 in Nigeria. The policy is an upward revision of the old 2012 visa policy. It introduces three visa categories and their respective visa codes, which means that the number of visas increases from six to 79, and visa-free countries are introduced.