El Salvador visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting El Salvador

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Salvadoran Visa.


  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • 2 recently taken passport-size photographs taken with a light background.
  • Original Nigerian passport that is valid for at least 6 months from intended departure from El Salvador.
  • A copy of your roundtrip flight reservation or confirmed itinerary.
  • Proof of private or hotel accommodation for the duration of stay.
  • Travel medical insurance to cover the entire duration of your stay in El Salvador.
  • Proof of financial means such as your most recent bank account statements.
  • Proof of payment of the visa fee.
  • El Salvador currently has no embassy in Nigeria. Applicants are to apply for an El Salvadoran visa in a neighbouring country with a consulate or embassy of El Salvador.

El Salvador Visa for Nigerians

Facts about El Salvador


El Salvador is a small country located in Central America. The country is very popular for its beaches, surf spots, mild tropical climate, and mountainous landscape. The country has more than 2,000 archeological sites and each stand out for their importance. Sand beaches in El Salvador allow tourists to engage in activities such as fishing, surfing, or sunbathing. The country also boasts sublime national parks where tourists can go to see various species of birds and other animals.
 
The tourism industry in El Salvador is a huge contributor to the economy of the country. Statistics showed in 2014 that a total of 1,394,000 international tourists visited El Salvador. This resulted in the industry contributing $855.5 million to the country’s GDP and provided over 80,000 jobs. It has been estimated that this number is set to further increase in the years to come.
 
Avoid the possession, use, and trafficking of illegal drugs during your time in the country. Lengthy prison sentences will be handed out to anyone caught for any drug-related offense. Moving around with unlicensed firearms will lead to your arrest and time in jail.

Types of El Salvador Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 21 days 90 days
Business visa 21 days 90 days

General Requirements for El Salvador Visa


  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • 2 recently taken passport-size photographs taken with a light background.
  • Original Nigerian passport that is valid for at least 6 months from intended departure from El Salvador.
  • A copy of your roundtrip flight reservation or confirmed itinerary.
  • Proof of private or hotel accommodation for the duration of stay.
  • Travel medical insurance to cover the entire duration of your stay in El Salvador.
  • Proof of financial means such as your most recent bank account statements.
  • Proof of payment of the visa fee.
  • El Salvador currently has no embassy in Nigeria. Applicants are to apply for an El Salvadoran visa in a neighbouring country with a consulate or embassy of El Salvador.

El Salvador Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

100.00 (USD)

Business visa

100.00 (USD)

El Salvador Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


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El Salvador currently has no embassy in Nigeria. Applicants are advised to visit a consulate or embassy of El Salvador in a neighbouring country.

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Frequently Asked Questions


Do I need any vaccination to enter El Salvador?

No vaccination is required to enter El Salvador but travellers are advised to get vaccinations for hepatitis A and typhoid before travelling to the country. You might want to be vaccinated for hepatitis B if you might have sexual relations with a new partner, get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedure. Also, while the risk of malaria is low in El Salvador, you are advised to avoid mosquito bites.

Nelson Obioma Ogbonna

1 year ago

Great to visit El salvador

Nelson Obioma Ogbonna

1 year ago

Great to visit El salvador


What language is spoken in El Salvador?

The official language in El Salvador is Spanish, however, most Salvadorans speak English quite well so tourists should have no problem communicating in the country.


Is El Salvador a fun place to visit?

Despite being the smallest and most densely populated country in Central America, El Salvador remains one of the top vacation destinations for tourists, thanks to its beaches and bubbling nightlife. With 20 potentially active volcanoes, El Salvador has attracted tourists who are interested in learning more about "The Land of Volcanoes".


Is El Salvador safe to visit?

El Salvador is somewhat safe to visit but you should note that cases of theft and pickpocketing are common in tourist centers. You are also advised to take caution when exploring the country as there are reports of violent crimes in some streets.


Getting married to an El savador woman guarantee your citizenship??
Celestine jayjay

2 years ago

Yes


Ask your questionsHow do I know if my visa application is approved?
Ndubuisi okafor

1 year ago

How do I know if my visa application is approved?


Where can i find the embassy of el-salvador in africa?
sharon

1 year ago

I need to know too

sharon

1 year ago

I need to know too


Hello, good day. is it possible i apply El Salvador online since i there's no embassy in my country and how do i go about it please ??
CHIOMA JUDITH

1 year ago

Please i am a Nigerian citizen trying to apply for El Salvador Visa, since their Embassy is not in Nigeria how do I go about it?

CHIOMA JUDITH

1 year ago

Please i am a Nigerian citizen trying to apply for El Salvador Visa, since their Embassy is not in Nigeria how do I go about it?

CHIOMA JUDITH

1 year ago

Please i am a Nigerian citizen trying to apply for El Salvador Visa, since their Embassy is not in Nigeria how do I go about it?

CHIOMA JUDITH

1 year ago

Please i am a Nigerian citizen trying to apply for El Salvador Visa, since their Embassy is not in Nigeria how do I go about it?

CHIOMA JUDITH

1 year ago

Please i am a Nigerian citizen trying to apply for El Salvador Visa, since their Embassy is not in Nigeria how do I go about it?

CHIOMA JUDITH

1 year ago

Please i am a Nigerian citizen trying to apply for El Salvador Visa, since their Embassy is not in Nigeria how do I go about it?

CHIOMA JUDITH

1 year ago

Please i am a Nigerian citizen trying to apply for El Salvador Visa, since their Embassy is not in Nigeria how do I go about it?

CHIOMA JUDITH

1 year ago

Please i am a Nigerian citizen trying to apply for El Salvador Visa, since their Embassy is not in Nigeria how do I go about it?

Daniel

11 months ago

Chioma please message me at dannykalzy@gmail.com


How can I get a visa to El salvador from Nigeria ??
Ahmad Badawi

1 year ago

I want get tourism visa for elsalvador


Dear Sir/Madam, Good day,please how do i obtain El Salvador Business Visa? What are the requirements for obtaining the Business Visa? Thanks and hope to hear from you. Mr.Dennis Fred.?

How can I apply for a Visa to travel to your country. I want to know more about the country. I was told that you have a link with the Yorubas in Nigeria and the culture.?

What kind of visa do I apply for to go permanently stay with my spouse whom I am legally married to, she is el Salvadoran and I am Nigerian?

Hello, I will like to apply for the tourist visa to el salvador. I will give more info when we discuss. Thank you?

Which west Africa country is there an elsalvador embassy please?

How can someone invited from to El Salvador?

I am a Nigerian living in Nigeria but I want to travel to El Salvador next year on tourist how can I get the visa and locate El Salvador embassy in Africa since they have no embassy in Nigeria or can I apply online?