Nigeria Visa – How Do I Get An Nigerian Visa?

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Is Nigeria on your list of travel destinations? If this is the case, you will need to obtain a Nigeria Visa before traveling to Nigeria. Think carefully before accepting any promise of entry into Nigeria without a visa it’s usually associated with fraudulent activity.

When you enter Nigeria without a visa, you risk being exported by the same party that promised you visa-free entry. In addition, to leave Nigeria, you must show proof that you entered the country legally.

Nigerian Visa Requirements for US Citizens
As well, before traveling to Nigeria, make sure your passport is up to date. Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months and contain at least two (2) blank visa pages to accommodate visa stamps. Your documents must include: For a tourist visa in Nigeria:

  • Application Form for Nigeria Visa
  • American Passport Book with a validity of at least 6 months
  • Passport Photo
  • Itinerary of Your Trip
  • Bank Statement to Show Sufficient Funds
  • Nigeria Visa documentation you previously obtained.

In order to obtain a Nigerian business visa except for a bank statement, you should provide everything required for a tourist visa. The bank statement will be replaced by a Business letter and a Business invitation. An introduction to the applicant, the nature of the business that will be conducted on the trip, and the type of visa and preferred validity length should all be included in a business invitation. The same is true for a business letter, with one exception. You must provide proof of sufficient funds for your travel plans in the form of a business letter. The invitation and letter should both be written on the company letterhead.

Information on Nigeria Embassies and Consulates

Embassy & Consulate Address Phone Number
Embassy of Nigeria in DC
1333 16th ST
Washington, DC 20036
United States
Phone
1.202.986.8400
Fax
1.202.775.1385
Consulate General of Nigeria in New York
828 Second Ave Nigeria House
New York, NY 10017
United States
Phone
1.212.953.9130
1.212.953.216
1.212.953.240
Fax
1.212.682.4208
1.212.697.1970
Consulate General of Nigeria in Georgia
8060 Roswell Rd
Atlanta GA, 30350
United States
Phone
1.770.394.6261
Fax
1.770.394.4671

More information about Nigeria 

Capital Abuja
Currency Naira (NGN)
Language English
Electricity Voltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type D / G
Country Code +234
Time Zone WAT (UTC+1)

If you choose to visit a regional Passport agency, make sure you are aware of the requirements and schedule an appointment with the national Passport scheduling service by calling 1-877-487-2778. You can do so at any time of day or night. Security is strictly enforced in most Wyoming passport offices. Metal detection devices are used by federal agencies.

If you live in Gillette, Wyoming, for example, you can apply for a passport at the Campbell County District Court or the US Post Office – Gillette. Before visiting, you should call to see if an appointment is required. Check a neighboring town or city if you can’t find an acceptance facility where you live.

When applying for a passport in Wyoming, you have two options: regular passport services, which take 4 to 6 weeks, or expedited passport services, which can take 2 or 3 weeks.

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