Travel and Visa Requirements for Nigerians

Visa required and visa free countries listed


Countries that require a visa for Nigerians

See a list of countries you need a visa to travel to as a Nigerian passport holder


General Visa Requirement & Things to know before you travel

See a general list of visa requirements before travelling to a new country

Valid travel passport.
Visa application form.
Visa fee.
Evidence of permission to be in that country.
Photocopy of passport data page.
Financial proof, original bank statement.
Letter of invitations.

Schengen visa for Nigerians

See our top pick of Schengen countries visited by Nigerians

Nigeria is known to be the giant of Africa, owing to its population and economy. The country is blessed with a rich cultural heritage and a lot of sites for tourists to explore. Obudu Ranch Resort is a popular destination among tourists. The country has beaches, national parks and waterfalls to make travelers to the country excited all the way. Almost every state in the country hosts festivals yearly, from the Argungu Fishing Festival to Osun Osogbo Festival, Calabar Christmas Carnival, Abuja Carnival the adventure is endless.
The tourism industry in Nigeria is one of the fastest-growing industries in the country. In 2017, it was recorded that over 3.51 million foreigners visited the country. The number of tourists visits to the country is expected to increase as more tourist sites come to the limelight.
It is illegal to use, traffic or be in possession of illegal drugs, lengthy prison sentences, and heavy fines would be handed out to anyone caught in the act. Homosexuality is seen an inappropriate in the country as there is a ‘Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Bill’ which allows those taking part in, supporting and aiding same-sex relations to be handed lengthy prison sentences. Tourists are advised to exercise caution in the country as violence could erupt without warning.

Visa information for other Nationals

See visa requirements for our top pick of visitors to Nigeria