Iceland visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Iceland

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


  • A valid Nigerian passport not older than 7 years, with at least six months validity beyond the date you plan to leave Iceland.
  • A passport size photograph (45 X 35 mm) with a white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation. E.g hotel reservations.
  • Documentation showing applicants ties to home country, e.g. Marriage certificate, birth certificate etc.
  • Travel medical Insurance with a coverage of at least 30,000 Euros.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • A police report showing the traveler does not have a criminal record.

Iceland Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Iceland


Iceland is a prime destination for tourists for its nightlife and bars. The country has spas where you can go to and have a relaxing time. Also, there are national parks scattered around the country where tourists can go to partake in a flurry of activities. During winter, the country offers whale watching and awesome delicacies like the fermented shark.

Tourism was a major factor in the resurgence of the Icelandic economy after the period when the banking system in the country systematically failed. The average number of tourists the country receives doubles the entire population of the country. Iceland receives as much as 2 million tourists yearly.

Smoking in public places is not accepted in the country. Anyone caught in the act will be fined.

Types of Iceland Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 10 -15 days 90 days
Business visa 10 -15 days 90 days
Student visa 10 -15 days Variable

General Requirements for Iceland Visa


  • A valid Nigerian passport not older than 7 years, with at least six months validity beyond the date you plan to leave Iceland.
  • A passport size photograph (45 X 35 mm) with a white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation. E.g hotel reservations.
  • Documentation showing applicants ties to home country, e.g. Marriage certificate, birth certificate etc.
  • Travel medical Insurance with a coverage of at least 30,000 Euros.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • A police report showing the traveler does not have a criminal record.

Iceland Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

68.00 (USD)

Business visa

68.00 (USD)

Student visa

68.00 (USD)

Iceland Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Abuja

There is no Iceland Embassy in Nigeria, however, since it is a Schengen state, the Royal Norwegian Embassy handles visa applications on behalf of Iceland.

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Frequently Asked Questions


Can I travel to Iceland without a visa?

Iceland is a party to the Schengen Agreement. This means that Nigerian citizens cannot enter Iceland without a visa for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes.


How long does it take to get an Iceland visa?

The visa application process could take up to 25 days, therefore you are advised to apply well in advance of your planned trip.


Is food expensive in Iceland?
Yes, food can be one of the most expensive things in Iceland, so you are advised to cook your own food.

What is the best time to visit Iceland?
The summer months could be the best period to travel to Iceland because there's midnight sun and the temperature gets a little hotter.

What is the coldest month in Iceland?
The coldest month in Iceland is January.

Is it always necessary to provide the medical insurance of at least €30000 when applying for Iceland student visa. The money is fucking much.?
Idowu Opeyemi John

1 year ago

Is accomodation expensive in Iceland


How many universities offer admission to Nigerians in Iceland? What is the average cost to do a Masters degree in social work and tourism in iceland?

How can I apply for Iceland visa from Nigeria as a student?