Cameroon visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Cameroonian Visa is not required for Nigerians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Nigeria can Visit Cameroon for a period of 90 days without a visa.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of departure, even though the country is visa-free for Nigerians. The passport should have two blank pages.
  • Visitors are required to have a return or onward ticket, as well as proof that they have sufficient funds to spend in the country which can be a recent bank statement.
  • Travellers are required to show proof of accommodation for their stay in Cameroon.
  • Nigerians visiting Cameroonwho are below the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Tourists are required to show proof of yellow fever vaccination. They are advised to be vaccinated at least 10 days before travelling to Cameroon.
  • Visitors will have to pay an airport fee of XAF 10,000 when departing Cameroon on an international flight, and  XAF 500 when exiting the country on a local flight.
  • The is no restriction on the import and export of foreign currency, however, Importation of the local currency of amounts above  XAF 20,000 will be declared on arrival.
  • Intending visitors can get to Cameroon from any international airport in Nigeria. There are international airports in Lagos and Abuja.
  • Air Cote D'Ivoire and ASKY are some of the carriers that fly from Nigeria to Cameroon.
  • The estimated flight time from Lagos to Yaounde, Cameroon is 5 hours, 30 minutes and 1 hour, 45 minutes from Abuja.
  • The Central African CFA Franc is the official currency of Cameroon. It is also the currency used in five other African countries. Tourist can exchange other foreign currencies at banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Various denominations of Christianity, Islam and traditional religion, make up the religious demography of Cameroon.
  • There are about 250 languages being spoken in Cameroon. Nevertheless, English and French are the official languages of the country.
  • The numerous natural and historical beauties found in Cameroon makes it a great place for tourist travel.
  • Transportation in Cameroon can be made possible with motorbikes, trains, taxis and buses. 
  • Cameroon uses the West African Standard Time (GMT +1). But countries are in the same timezone.
  • The climate in Cameroon is tropical, semi-arid in the north, and humid and rainy in the rest of the country. The rainy season is from mid-May to September, while the rest of the year is characterized by hot and dry weather.
  • Fufu corn and njama njama, Brochettes, Sangah and Mbanga soup and kwacoco are some of the delicacies tourists can try while in Cameroon.
  • The power and socket plug used in Cameroon are of Type C and E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Yaounde, Douala, Kribi, and Limbe are tourists site Nigerians can visit while in Cameroon.
  • Cameroon is a beautiful country with lots of tourist engaging activities, however, tourists are advised to take necessary precautions while in the country.

Frequently Asked Questions


How safe is Cameroon for tourists?

Cameroon is generally not safe. Two of Cameroon's main crime problems are mugging and armed banditry. Tourists should take extra precautions when they are in the following cities: Yaoundé, Douala, and Buea, especially when alone and on foot.


What is Cameroon known for?

Cameroon, amongst many attractions, is most known for its coffee, cocoa, cotton,  bananas, and oilseeds. Cameroon is also where the tallest mountain in West Africa is, the Mount Cameroon.


How is the climate in Cameroon?

There isn't a particular climatic condition in Cameroon as it varies by terrain: tropical along the coast to semiarid and scorching in the north. The rainy season is from mid-May to September, while the rest of the year is characterized by hot and dry weather.


What is Cameroon's currency?

Central African CFA Franc is the official currency of Cameroon.  It is also the currency used in five other African countries. Tourists can exchange other foreign currencies at banks and exchange outlets in the country.


What is the capital of Cameroon?

Yaounde is the capital of Cameroon. It is also the second-largest city in Cameroon. Yaoundé contains several small manufacturing and processing industries (a cigarette factory, a brewery, sawmills, and printing presses) and is also the market for one of the richest agricultural areas in the country.


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1 year ago

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3 weeks ago

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3 months ago

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1 month ago

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