Traveling To Nigeria? Then Start Looking Into Your Nigerian Visa

Traveling to Nigeria? Then start looking into your Nigerian visa

If you are planning to stay in Nigeria either as a tourist or simply on a business trip from the UK, you will need to keep in mind the Nigerian visa criteria. Since 07 Visa applications must first be submitted online to the Nigerian Consulate. If you plan to experience some of the excellent places in this sub-Saharan country, you must first take an invite. It is not clear if invitations can be obtained through any travel business that you happen to use.

You can only go to Nigeria if you have already been vaccinated against yellow fever. You must have been vaccinated at least three months before you are scheduled to travel and a copy of your official document is required to accompany your Nigeria visa application. Once you have applied for your Nigerian visa, you must be in a position to prove that you have sufficient financial resources to support yourself for the period of your stay, and provide proof of your itinerary and flights. If you intend to spend a hotel holiday, you will need to provide details of this.

Nigerian work visas

There is certainly still ample opportunity for British companies to invest within Nigeria, although you need to thoroughly check the credentials of anyone who invites you to Nigeria on a business trip. You will have to submit a duplicate of your invitation letter with your Nigerian work visa application explaining the reason for your visit. All visa applications must be accompanied by a valid passport, which has at least 6 months remaining before its expiration date as well as a passport size photograph.

religious visits

Religious fighting continues to be a concern in parts of Nigeria and conflicts can break out between Christians and Muslims. Christian religious travelers and tourists will need a letter through the Nigerian Church. Foreign representatives of both Islam and Christianity must have an invitation from a religious organization as well as approval from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Abuja, Nigeria, which must be submitted along with all other papers required for a Nigerian visa application.

Academic travelers and tourists

If you intend to undertake a trip to Nigeria for educational reasons as a foreign university lecturer or dean of a university, you will have to obtain an invitation letter from the host college or university in Nigeria. The letter from the host institution should specify the reason for your visit and will need to be affixed with all additional documents necessary for Nigerian visas. If you are a student seeking to visit Nigeria during an exchange trip, you will need to submit duplicates of your student ID cards, as well as an invitation letter from your host university or college. You will need to provide the invitation letter, along with all the other basic details needed for Nigeria visa work.

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