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International Information

Nigeria
Nigeria

                                VISA INSTRUCTION GUIDE FOR NIGERIA 

On October 01, 2007 the Nigerian Government implemented a two step application process. In order to apply for a Nigerian visa of any type you must complete and transmit an Online e-Application. When properly completed an application confirmation will be e-mailed to you. (Print a copy of the application confirmation and save to be sent to WPVS).

TOURIST VISA - Please send the following: 

1. U.S. Passport, signed and valid for at least 6 months.

2. Visa e-Application Form (fully completed ONLINE).  Note: Follow the step by step online instructions. Your application must be submitted online and the appropriate Consular fee paid for by credit card online ($160USD). When confirmed, Please print a copy of your ""Visa Acknowledgment Slip"" ""Visa Payment Slip"" and Payment receipt from Google Checkout, then mail all three to WPVS for processing. Failure to fully complete the visa application form will delay processing the visa.

3. One (1) passport size photos, color.

4. Copy of airline tickets or travel agent itinerary.

5. Copy of hotel confirmations.

6. If visiting Nigerian relatives or friends, copy of letter of personal invitation and first four pages of their Nigerian passport.       

7. Copy of recent bank statement in your name that indicates sufficient funds for travel. (or ask your bank for a visa letter)   

8.  Religious visitors and missionary workers will require pre-approval from the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Nigeria            

BUSINESS VISA - Please send the following:          

1. US. Passport, signed and valid for at least 6 months.       

2. Visa e-Application Form (fully completed ONLINE). Note: Follow the step by step online instructions. Your application must be submitted online and the appropriate Consular fee paid for by credit card online ($160USD). When confirmed, Please print a copy of your ""Visa Acknowledgment Slip"" ""Visa Payment Slip"" and Payment receipt from Google Checkout, then mail all three to WPVS for processing. Failure to fully complete the visa application form will delay processing the visa.

3. One (1) passport size photos, color.       

4. Business cover letter from your company stating purpose of travel, dates of travel, name and contact of the company in Nigeria and financial guarantee for all your expenses.       

5. Letter of invitation from your host/sponsor in Nigeria.        

6. Religious visitors and missionary workers will require pre-approval from the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Nigeria

7. Copy of your airline ticket or travel agent itinerary.          

FEES:     

WPVS & EMBASSY FEES:       

                                

10 business day processing $400.00

 7 business day processing  $500.00    

                               

Please forward the completed requirements detailed above to:

                   WASHINGTON PASSPORT & VISA SVC
                           2318 18TH ST NW STE 200
                             WASHINGTON DC 20009

A. Non-U.S. passport must send a copy of their U.S. visa or green card, front and back.        

B. The Embassy of Nigeria is closed every Friday and not considered a business day for visa processing.        

C. Fees will vary for non-U.S. passports. Please call us.        

D. Documents received after 10:30am, processing will begin the next business day.        

E. Yellow fever vaccinations are recommended and required if arriving from an infected country.           

PLEASE INCLUDE $25.00 FOR RETURN OF YOUR PASSPORT & VISA.       

WE DO NOT SHIP BY FIRST CLASS MAIL.

Revised 1/16/2018