Travel and Visa Requirements for Nigerian citizens

Travel and visa requirements

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Visa - free countries for Nigerians

See a list of the countries you can travel to as a Nigeria without needing a Visa

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Countries that require Visas for Nigerians

See a list of the countries you cannot travel to as a Nigeria without needing a Visa

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

Schengen visa for Nigerians

See our top pick of countries visted 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 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 list is endless.
 
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 visit to the country is bound 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 can erupt without warning.