Nigeria

 

VISA REQUIRED FOR U.S. CITIZENS

Visa requirements for tourist travel 

  • Valid Passport

Valid for at least 6 months with copy of data pages(s).

  • Visa Application Form – click here to complete the online visa application.

Copy of online application form( Signed and dated).

  • Passport Photo

Two (2) passport sized colored photographs on white background. Note: You can upload a passport photo and Smart Visas will print it for a fee of $15.00 instead of providing physical passport photos. Click here to upload a photo.

 

  • Proof of Travel

Applicant must provide flight itinerary showing date of arrival and departure.

  •  Rush Visa– $65.00 US Postal money order or certified bank check as expedite fee (optional) – processed within three (3) business days as opposed to the standard seven (7) business days turn around. (In addition to the $30 processing fee)
  • Payment Confirmation Slip Note:
    • To print out your receipt/acknowledgment slip, go to https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/visa/VisaStatus enter your application, type reference No. and ID and click SEARCH RECORD to pull out your Payment Confirmation receipt. The confirmation slip must be submitted with your required documents.

 

Visitor/Tourist visas when issued are valid for a 90-day period of stay from date of entry into Nigeria.

 

  1. Note: For all visa types listed below, the approved period of stay begins from date of entry, however, applicants will have a period of 90 days from issue to make use of the entry visa after which time, the visa becomes invalid and the applicant will have to re-apply. This includes multiple entry visas as per the first entry into the country.

 

  1. VISITORS AND TOURISTS
  • ITEMS above + A letter of invitation from the host addressed to the Consulate
  • A copy of the host’s passport (the data pages including the photograph and signature, for non-Nigerians including the page that shows the host’s legal immigration status in Nigeria
  • Hotel Reservation
  •  Bank Statement (showing adequate funds)

 

       2. BUSINESS VISA

  • ITEMS  above +
  • Business invitation on business letterhead.
  • Letter of incorporation (a copy provided by the business in Nigeria – government bodies, major banks and oil companies excluded).
  • Note: Travelers on Religious or Journalistic visit fall under the business category BUT will not need to provide item no. 15. However, these applications can take up to six (6) weeks to process; applicants should therefore make provision for this.

 

  • FOR MINORS (17 years old and under)

A letter of consent signed by both parents

    • Signatures should match the signatures on their respective passports and names should match those on the child’s birth certificate.
    • In Case where either parent has sole custody, a copy of a legal document should be provided to this effect, and in which case consent need only come from the single parent Copy of the child/children’s birth certificate.
    • Click here for letter of consent.

Smart Visas and Passport Services Fee 7 business days – U.S.D. 65.00

Rush Service, 3 business days – U.S.D 85.00 

Note: There will be an extra charge of $ 5.00 if paid on our online system.

Consular Fee for American citizens – U.S.D 180.00 paid on line at the time you fill out the application form.

Ship Documents to Smart Visas and Passport Services with a pre-paid return shipping envelope, via Fedex , UPS, etc, with a tracking number only to:

Smart Visas and Passport Services
250 Park Avenue, suite 7077
New York, NY, 10177
(212) 572-6404
(212) 572-6405

Embassy fee for American Citizens $180.00 + $30.00 processing fee.

SINGLE ENTRY MULTIPLE ENTRY TWP FEES STR VISA FEES
Afghanistan Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Albania US$60 US$200 US$100 US$100
Algeria US$50 US$50 US$50 US$50
Andorra US$68 US$68* No US$68 US$68
Angola US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Antigua and Barbuda US$148 US$148* No US$148 US$148
Argentina US$60 US$100 US$125 US$150
Armenia US$60 US$200 US$100 US$100
Australia US$141 US$176 US$176 US$176
Austria US$88 US$110 US$110 US$110
Azerbaijan US$78 US$78 US$78 US$78
Bahamas US$19 US$19 US$19 US$19
Bahrain US$45 US$45 US$45 US$45
Bangladesh US$253 US$253 US$253 US$253
Barbados Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Belarus US$68 US$68 US$68 US$68
Belgium US$88 US$110 US$110 US$110
Belize US$200 US$200 US$200 US$200
Benin US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Bhutan US$68 US$68* No US$68 US$68
Bolivia US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Bosnia and Herzegovina US$50 US$100 US$100 US$100
Botswana US$114 US$114 US$114 US$114
Brazil US$20 US$20* No US$20 US$20
Brunei US$45 US$45* No US$45 US$45
Bulgaria US$50 US$50* No US$50 US$50
Burkina Faso US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Burundi US$100 US$200 US$250 US$250
Cambodia US$68 US$68* No US$68 US$68
Cameroon US$3 US$3* No US$111 US$111
Canada US$75 US$150 US$150 US$150
Cape Verde US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Central African Republic US$67 US$335 US$335 US$335
Chad US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Chile US$200 US$200* No US$200 US$200
China US$64 US$64 US$64 US$64
Colombia US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Comoros US$20 US$20* No US$20 US$20
Congo US$111 US$224 US$224 US$224
Costa Rica US$20 US$20* No US$20 US$20
Croatia US$50 US$100 US$100 US$100
Cuba US$54 US$54 US$54 US$54
Cyprus US$30 US$30* No US$30 US$30
Czech Republic US$88 US$110 US$110 US$110
Democratic Republic of the Congo US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Denmark US$88 US$110 US$110 US$110
Djibouti US$3 US$3 US$3 US$3
Dominica US$20 US$20 US$20 US$20
Dominican Republic US$20 US$20 US$20 US$20
Ecuador US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Egypt US$45 US$45* No US$45 US$45
El Salvador US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Equatorial Guinea US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Eritrea US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Estonia US$60 US$200 US$100 US$100
Ethiopia US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Fiji US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Finland US$88 US$110 US$110 US$110
France US$88 US$110 US$110 US$110
Gabon US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Gambia US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Georgia Gratis US$200 US$200 US$200
Germany US$88 US$110 US$110 US$110
Ghana US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Greece US$88 US$110 US$110 US$110
Grenada US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Guatemala US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Guinea US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Guinea-Bissau US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Guyana US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Haiti US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Honduras US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Hong Kong S.A.R., China US$64 US$64 US$64 US$64
Hungary US$50 US$100 US$100 US$100
Iceland US$68 US$68 US$68 US$68
India US$253 US$253 US$253 US$253
Indonesia US$245 US$245 US$245 US$245
Iran US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Iraq US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Ireland US$170 US$235 US$170 US$170
Israel US$169 US$169 US$169 US$397
Italy US$88 US$110 US$110 US$110
Jamaica US$20 US$20* No US$20 US$20
Japan US$36 US$36 US$36 US$36
Jordan US$50 US$100 US$100 US$100
Kazakhstan US$60 US$200 US$200 US$200
Kiribati US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Kosovo US$50 US$100 US$100 US$100
Kuwait US$3 US$3 US$3 US$3
Kyrgyzstan US$60 US$200 US$100 US$100
Laos US$4 US$4 US$4 US$4
Latvia US$60 US$200 US$100 US$100
Lebanon US$100 US$200 US$250 US$250
Lesotho US$64 US$64 US$64 US$64
Liberia Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Libya US$26 US$40 US$100 US$100
Liechtenstein US$68 US$68 US$68 US$68
Lithuania US$60 US$200 US$100 US$100
Luxembourg US$88 US$110 US$110 US$110
Macedonia Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Madagascar US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Malawi US$39 US$39* No US$39 US$39
Malaysia US$6 US$6 US$6 US$6
Maldives US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Mali US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Malta US$26 US$40 US$100 US$100
Marshall Islands US$65 US$65* No US$65 US$65
Mauritania US$58 US$58* No US$58 US$58
Mauritius US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Mexico US$32 US$32 US$32 US$32
Moldova US$60 US$200 US$100 US$100
Monaco US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Mongolia US$26 US$72 US$26 US$26
Morocco US$89 US$266 US$266 US$266
Mozambique US$50 US$50 US$50 US$50
Myanmar US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Namibia US$66 US$66 US$66 US$66
Nauru US$4 US$4 US$4 US$4
Nepal US$39 US$39 US$39 US$39
Netherlands US$88 US$352 US$139 US$168
New Zealand US$2 US$2 US$2 US$2
Nicaragua US$2 US$2 US$2 US$2
Niger US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Nigeria US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
North Korea US$46 US$46* No US$46 US$46
Norway US$4 US$62 US$4 US$4
Oman US$46 US$46 US$46 US$46
Pakistan US$68 US$68* No US$68 US$68
Palau US$3 US$3 US$3 US$3
Panama US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Papua New Guinea US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Paraguay US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Peru US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Philippines US$39 US$78 US$39 US$39
Poland US$51 US$102 US$120 US$120
Portugal US$73 US$146 US$146 US$293
Qatar US$4 US$4* No US$4 US$4
Romania US$100 US$100* No US$250 US$250
Russia US$84 US$200 US$100 US$100
Rwanda US$4 US$4 US$4 US$4
Saint Kitts and Nevis US$19 US$19* No US$19 US$19
Saint Lucia US$19 US$19* No US$19 US$19
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines US$19 US$19* No US$19 US$19
Samoa US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
San Marino US$3 US$3 US$3 US$3
Sao Tome and Principe US$50 US$100 US$50 US$50
Saudi Arabia US$46 US$46* No US$46 US$46
Senegal US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Serbia US$50 US$100 US$100 US$100
Seychelles US$4 US$4 US$4 US$4
Sierra Leone Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Singapore Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Slovakia US$50 US$100 US$100 US$100
Slovenia US$50 US$100 US$100 US$100
Solomon Islands US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Somalia US$3 US$3 US$3 US$3
South Africa US$58 US$103 US$205 US$205
South Korea US$30 US$30* No US$30 US$30
Spain US$95 US$514 US$514 US$587
Sri Lanka US$40 US$40 US$40 US$40
Sudan US$2 US$2 US$2 US$2
Suriname US$40 US$40 US$40 US$40
Swaziland US$58 US$58* No US$58 US$58
Sweden US$78 US$78 US$78 US$78
Switzerland US$68 US$203 US$76 US$135
Syria US$46 US$46 US$46 US$46
Taiwan US$50 US$100 US$150 US$150
Tajikistan US$68 US$68 US$68 US$68
Tanzania US$29 US$29 US$29 US$29
Thailand US$14 US$39 US$14 US$14
Timor-Leste US$68 US$68* No US$68 US$68
Togo US$0 US$0 US$0 US$0
Tonga US$64 US$64 US$64 US$64
Trinidad and Tobago Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Tunisia US$32 US$32* No US$32 US$32
Turkey US$32 US$32* No US$32 US$32
Turkmenistan US$60 US$200 US$100 US$100
Tuvalu US$3 US$3* No US$3 US$3
Uganda US$2 US$2* No US$2 US$2
Ukraine US$52 US$52* No US$52 US$52
United Arab Emirates US$150 US$300 US$150 US$150
Uruguay US$60 US$100 US$60 US$60
Uzbekistan US$60 US$200 US$100 US$100
Vanuatu US$3 US$3 US$3 US$3
Vatican US$88 US$110 US$110 US$110
Venezuela US$50 US$50 US$50 US$50
Vietnam US$68 US$68 US$68 US$68
Western Sahara US$2 US$2 US$2 US$2
Yemen US$46 US$46 US$46 US$46
Zambia US$6 US$6 US$6 US$6
Zimbabwe US$50 US$140 US$140 US$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 Kingdom US$144 US$472 US$944 US$2360 US$472 US$472
United States US$160 US$160 US$160 N/A US$160 US$160
Kenya US$25 N/A N/A US$100 US$25 US$25