Maldives visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Maldivan Visa is not required for Nigerians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nigerians looking to visit the Maldives for no more than 30 days can do so by applying for a visa on arrival.
  • Nigerians visiting Maldives must have valid passport for entry into the country.
  • Passports which must be valid for six months at least should also carry blank pages for stamps.
  • Visitors must have their onward/return tickets and other documents necessary for their next destination outside of the Maldives, ready and valid.
  • Nigerians visiting Maldives must have sufficient funds  to cover for the expenses during their intended period of visit.
  • Visitors can also carry evidence of accommodation arrangements in the Maldives i.e hotel reservations, etc.
  • Nigerians visiting Maldives must check for yellow fever vaccination.
  • There are currently no direct flights options available from Abidjan to the Maldives and  visitors would have to make arrangements for a transit visa.
  • Flights from Lagos to Maldives with one stopover typically lasts for about 15 hours and  35 minutes.
  • Nigerians visiting Maldives with pets must have a valid health certificate issued by a licensed veterinarian and a proof of rabies vaccination.
  • While Maldives is home to a diverse religious demography, Islam is currently the religion practiced by a vast majority of Maldives’ population.
  • The exchange rate between the Nigerian Naira and the Maldivian Rufiyaa is currently at 1 NGN = 0.043 MVR.
  • Because the time zone currently in use in Maldives is the Maldives Time ( GMT+5 ), Maldives is 4 hours ahead of Nigeria.
  • Getting around in Maldives is possible with the various public means of transportation available, this includes taxis, ( A trip usually costs around 20 rufiyaas (about $1.30) with a 10 rufiyaa (about 65 cents) fee for bags), speedboats, seaplanes, and ferries.
  • Maldives uses a type D and G adapter for visitors travelling with chargeable devices.
  • Maldives has a year-round hot tropical climate, with the wet season which runs from May to October and the dry season from November to April.
  • The best time to visit the Maldives is from November to April,visitors can enjoy the warm, tropical 80s, and rainfall is infrequent during these months too.
  • While Dhivehi and English is Maldives’ official language, visitors should have very little difficulty with communication when relating with the people.
  • Visitors might want to pick up some basic Dhivehi phrases to help them navigate communications in rural spaces.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Maldives safe for tourists?
The Maldives suffers at this time from some natural problems from the seas to trees, as well as civil unrest, and so visitors are expected to be a bit more careful when visiting.

What currency is used in the Maldives?
The Maldivian Rufiyaa is the official currency in the Maldives, although tourists can visit with Euros and Dollars.

What is the climate in the Maldives like?
The Maldives has a hot tropical climate that lasts throughout the year.

What is the Maldives' cuisine like?
The Maldives has a rich, diverse and organic cuisine made up of vegetables, seafood, fruits, etc.

What to wear in the Maldives?
Items of clothing packed for a visit to the Maldives can be playful, light, comfortable, and slightly functional.

What are the requirements for Nigeria to enter Maldives?

2 years ago

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