Eritrea visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Eritrea

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


  • A passport valid for at least 6 months after return date.
  • A duly completed visa application form.
  • One recent passport photograph taken in a white background.
  • Hotel reservation for the whole duration of the intended stay.
  • Bank statement spanning 3 months prior to the period of application. The bank statement should show proof of available funds to cover travel expenses.
  • Valid travel insurance.
  • A detailed travel itinerary.
  • Return or onward ticket.

Eritrea Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Eritrea


Eritrea is home to a large number of wildlife and the regulations enforced by the Eritrean government has helped to steadily increase the number of wildlife animals. There are various species of mammals and 560 species of birds. While in the country you can see wonderful animals like the Abyssinia hare, African wild cat, Black-backed jackal, African golden wolf, Lions, African bush elephants and a host of others. Other attractions in Eritrea include Tank Graveyard, Opera house, Imperial Palace, etc. Tourists are sure to enjoy their time in the country.
 
Tourism in Eritrea is not as dominant as it used to be in the previous century. Although, the government is putting in a very big effort to develop the country’s tourism and make it better than what it was.
 
Visitors are not allowed to take photographs of military and government buildings. If you want to exchange money, it should be done at a state foreign currency exchange Himbol branch, it is illegal to do it anywhere else. All foreign currencies in excess of $10,000 should be declared on entry into Eritrea.

Types of Eritrea Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 6 business days 90 days
Business visa 6 business days 90 days

General Requirements for Eritrea Visa


  • A passport valid for at least 6 months after return date.
  • A duly completed visa application form.
  • One recent passport photograph taken in a white background.
  • Hotel reservation for the whole duration of the intended stay.
  • Bank statement spanning 3 months prior to the period of application. The bank statement should show proof of available funds to cover travel expenses.
  • Valid travel insurance.
  • A detailed travel itinerary.
  • Return or onward ticket.

Eritrea Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

50.00 (USD)

Business visa

50.00 (USD)

Eritrea Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Abuja

Address: 26, Yedseram Street. Maitama. Abuja

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Email: eriemba_nigeria@yahoo.com / eriemba_08nigeria@yahoo.com

Telephone: (+234) 813 985 6889 / (+234) 9-413-6086

Frequently Asked Questions


Is it safe to go to Eritrea??
Eritrea is generally safe and you can walk about at night and anywhere in the cities and not worry about crime. There are sometimes children that aggressively beg but usually leave you alone if you are stern with them.

What currency is used in Eritrea??
The currency in use in Eritrea is the Eritrean nakfa.

Is there an Eritrean embassy in Nigeria??
Yes. Eritrea maintains an embassy in Abuja, Nigeria.

Where is Eritrea located in Africa??
Eritrea is located in the Horn of Africa in East Africa. It is bordered to the northeast and east by the Red Sea, Sudan to the west, Ethiopia to the south, and Djibouti to the southeast.

Can one travel to Eritrea to go and work and what types of job are available for foreigners, especially Nigerians??
Olaniyi babalola

2 years ago

Can a Nigerian work in Eritrea?I want to work there and I am a civil engineering graduate in nigeria?


I'd wish to speak to an agent.?
Ebere Blessing ezenwobi

1 year ago

I will like to visit Eritrea by June 2022


I love eritrie country I Wich to fisit then but I don't have relative in the contrie?