Step 2: Arrive at the port of entry and move forward for biometric registration, visa issuance and immigration clearance Note: Visa on arrival is for citizens of all countries except ECOWAS nationals who do not need a visa to visit Nigeria and other countries that have entered into visa waiver agreements. The new visa policy provides for the issuance of an investor visa, as required by current legislation. The visa is valid for five years (renewable) with several entries, with different investment amounts needed for different categories of investors. « 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. Holders of diplomatic or service passports issued to nationals of Brazil, China, Namibia and South Africa do not require a visa for Nigeria and holders of diplomatic passports issued to Turkish nationals. The visa waiver agreement for holders of diplomatic and official passports was signed with Vietnam in October 2019 and has yet to be ratified.  Chinese nationals who hold passports for public affairs do not require a visa for a maximum stay of 30 days. 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 following visa categories apply to countries that are not visa-free or do not have a visa requirement: holders of diplomatic and service passports must complete the application form only with payments on www.immigration.gov.ng. While diplomats or employees without diplomatic or service passports must complete the online application form on www.immigration.gov.ng and pay via the same platform. « African Union passport holders who wish to travel to Nigeria on short visits can obtain a visa upon arrival at one of the five international airports.
Diplomatic, official or standard passports (for dependants of diplomats) passports valid for at least six (6) months with at least two pages of blank visa for approval. 4 Copies Pass Size Photos (35/40mm) in the last 6 months on white background Nationals of Kenya can get a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 90 days. In November 2019, the Nigerian President announced that from January 2020, visas will be issued to all African travellers upon arrival.  4 passport copies valid for at least 6 months and at least 2 blank pages for visa support c. Visa refusal for international organizations (F1C): Holders of official travel documents from the United Nations (UN), the African Union Commission (AU), the ECOWAS Commission, the African Development Bank (AfDB) also benefit from the visa exemption under this directive. Fill out the application form with your correct information and pay online here. A visa is also not required for former Nigerian nationals holding a valid foreign passport and an expired Nigerian passport. 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. Invitation letters of identity documents and inviting person, such as international licenses or driver`s licenses of the welcoming person. Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org « You must however enter with valid travel documents and via the approved entry point.