Nigeria visa requirements for Cameroonians

Travel and visa requirements

Nigerian Visa is not required for Cameroonians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Cameroon citizens can visit Nigeria without a visa application for a stay of up to 90 days.
  • Visitors are expected to leave at least a blank page on their passports to obtain visa stamps.
  • Amendment pages at the back of the passport are not suitable for Nigeria visas.
  • Evidence of sufficient funds to support stay in Nigeria with a recent bank statement must be provided.
  • The estimated flight time from Yaounde, Cameroon to Lagos, Nigeria is 1 hour, 40 minutes and to Abuja, Nigeria is 1 hour, 27 minutes.
  • Nigeria uses the West Africa Standard Time zone (GMT+1) hence, there is no time difference between Cameroon and Nigeria.
  • A child (under 16) who is not traveling with both parents or a legal guardian must provide a notarized letter of consent signed by the non-accompanying parent(s) or guardian.
  • Visitors must provide proof of travel arrangements including a computer-generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets showing round trip travel to Nigeria and onward flight.
  • A health certificate and rabies certificate must accompany dogs and cats and these certificates are issued by a veterinary in the home country.
  • Visitors are not required to pay any airport tax upon departing from the airport.
  • There are no currency restrictions on entry and exit from Nigeria.
  • Visitors are required to present a proof of Polio and Yellow Fever vaccination.
  • Entry stamps are required to be presented to the Nigerian immigration authorities upon departure.
  • Transportation within Nigeria can be made through buses, minivans, taxis, rickshaws, trains and ferries.
  • Nigeria has a varied landscape. The far south is defined by its tropical rain-forest climate, Coastal plains are found in both the southwest and the southeast. The Eastern part and a little portion of the North is made up of freshwater swamp and rain-forest while the rest of the North is made up of desert lands.
  • Nigeria has a tropical climate with two seasons. A wet season from April through October and a dry season from November through March with June being the month with the highest amount of rainfall and degree of humidity.
  • Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous country in the world.
  • The country is viewed as a multinational state as it is inhabited by 250 ethnic groups, of which the four largest are the Fulani, Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba.
  • The official language of Nigeria is Nigerian English.
  • Nigeria also has a wide array of unexploited mineral resources which include natural gas, coal, bauxite, tantalite, gold, tin, iron ore, limestone, niobium, lead and zinc.
  • Nigeria is a religiously diverse society with Christianity and Islam being the most widely professed religions.
  • Tourism in Nigeria centres largely on events, due to the country's ample amount of ethnic groups, but also includes rain forests, savannah, waterfalls and other natural attractions.
  • The surrounding areas around Calabar and Cross River state in Lagos is believed to have the largest diversity of butterflies in the World.
  • Nigeria is home to the longest bridge in Africa, The Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.
  • Places of interest may include the Tafawa Balewa Square (Lagos), Yankari Games Reserve (Bauchi), Obudu Cattle Ranch (Crossriver), The Nike Art Gallery, Freedom Park Lagos and the Cathedral Church of Christ, Lagos.

Frequently Asked Questions


Is Nigeria safe for tourists?

Nigeria is safe for tourism particularly in major metropolitan cities such as Port-Harcourt, Lagos, Calabar and Abuja. However, visitors are advised to avoid travelling to the North, specifically the northeastern region that is plagued with terrorist activities.


What rank is Nigeria economy in the world?

Nigeria is a middle-income, mixed economy and emerging market, with expanding manufacturing, financial, service, communications, technology and entertainment sectors. It is ranked as the 27th-largest economy in the world in terms of nominal GDP, and the 22nd-largest in terms of purchasing power parity.


How many religions are in Nigeria?

According to a 2001 report from The World Factbook by CIA, about 50% of Nigeria's population are Muslims, 40% are Christians and 10% adhere to local religions.


Is Nigeria a democracy or dictatorship?

The constitution defines Nigeria as a democratic secular country. It thereafter alternated between democratically-elected civilian governments and military dictatorships until it achieved a stable democracy in 1999, with the 2011 presidential election considered the first to be reasonably free and fair.


When did Nigeria start practising democracy?

Nigeria returned to democratic rule in 1999 after thirty-three years of primarily military rule. For four years, between 1979 and 1983, democracy surfaced briefly, until Buhari led a military coup to end it.


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