Somalia visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Somali Visa is not required for Nigerians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nigerians visiting Somalia can obtain a visa on arrival to stay for a period of 30 days. 
  • Nigerians visiting Somalia can obtain a visa on arrival at the following ports of entry: Bosaso Airport in Bosaso, Garowe Airport in Garowe, Abdullahi Yusuf Airport in Galkayo, Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu and Kismayo Airport in Kismayo.
  • Nigerians visiting Somalia must a passport valid for the duration of their stay and with one blank page. 
  • Nigerians visiting Somalia with pets must have a health certificate and a proof of rabies vaccination. 
  • Nigerians visiting Somalia must check for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, cholera, yellow fever, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia and influenza vaccination.
  • Connecting flights between Lagos and Somalia can take up to 6 hours and 5 minutes.
  • While Somalia is home to a diverse religious demography, Islam is currently the religion practised by a vast majority of Somalia’s population.
  • The exchange rate between the Nigerian Naira and the United States Dollar  is currently at 1 NGN = 0.0028 USD. 
  • Because the time zone currently in use in Somalia is the East Africa Time ( GMT+3 ), Somalia is 2 hours ahead of Nigeria. 
  • Getting around in Somalia is possible with the various public means of transportation available, this includes taxis, car rentals, boats, minibuses and domestic flights. 
  • Somalia uses a type C adapter for visitors travelling with chargeable devices.
  • Somalia has a tropical climate which is mainly dry and hot. Somalia has two rainy seasons: the Gu (April to June) and the Dayr (October to November). 
  • The best time to visit Somalia is early during the second winter dry seasonHagaa, in the months of January and February. At this timethe humidity of the rainy season has subsided but the temperatures are also not as high as those experienced during the first dry seasonJilal.
  • While Somali and Arabic are the official languages in Somalia, English is also widely spoken. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Dear Team, Please advise visa requirement fro Nigerian National travel to Somalia on Business Visa. Please share the embassy Somalia embassy address in Nigeria. Regards NR?

What is the vaccination requirement for Somalia??? Also how do i obtain Somalian Visa from Nigeria? I will appreciate your kind response.?