Togo visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Togolese Visa is not required for Nigerians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • The visa policy in Togo permits Nigerians citizens to visit for a period of 30 days without a visa.
  • Nigerians who want to stay beyond the 30-day validity can extend their stay by applying for an extension at the Immigration department.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 1 year from the date of arrival in Togo. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Togo and proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • While travelling to Togo, Nigerians are required to provide evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Togo. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in the country.
  • All visitors are to provide proof of yellow fever vaccination on arrival into the country.
  • Tourists with amounts above $10,000 will be required to declare it on arrival and departure.
  • Intending visitors can get to Togo from any international airport in Nigeria. There are international airports in Lagos and Abuja.
  • ASKY and Kenya Airways are some of the carriers that fly from Nigeria to Togo.
  • The estimated flight time from Lagos to Lome, Togo is 50 minutes and from Abuja, it is  1 hour, 40 minutes.
  • About 51% of the country's population practise indigenous beliefs or ancestor worship called voodoo, while the Christian and Muslim populations are about 20% and 19%, respectively.
  • West African CFA franc is the official currency in Togo. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at banks, hotels and other exchange outlets.
  • koklo meme (grilled chicken served in a chili sauce), riz sauce d'arichaide (a rice dish made with creamed peanuts), and fufu (made from cooked yams)  are special delicacies in Togo.
  • Togo has a dry and tropical climate, In the south there are two rainy seasons, from March to early July and in September and October, and North of the Togo Mountains, there is one rainy season which lasts from April to August.
  • Togo is a multilingual country, which according to one count has 44 languages spoken in the country. The official language in Togo is French, and the national languages are Ewé and Kabiyé, which is also the most spoken.
  • Togo uses Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which puts Nigeria one hour ahead in time.
  • Visitors can move around in Togo with buses, taxis, trains and car rentals.
  • The power and socket plug used in Togo are of Type C. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Koutammakou, Keran National Park and Aneho are some tourists sites in Togo.
  • Although Togo is home to an interesting, unique and fascinating culture and history, Visitors are, however, expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their activities.

Frequently Asked Questions


Is it safe to visit Togo?
Togo is a relatively safe place to visit. There are cases of petty theft, bad road networks, strong currents at the beach, etc., but these rarely pose serious issues. Tourists are to take the same necessary precautions they would in any other country while in Togo.

Is the tap water in Togo safe to drink?
The tap water in some parts of the country is safe to drink while others aren't. Tourists are advised to resort to bottled water which can be purchased at major stores in the country.

What is a Togolese cuisine like?
Togo’s cuisine is made up mostly of staple foods, tubers, peas, sauces, etc. koklo meme (grilled chicken served in a chili sauce), riz sauce d'arichaide (a rice dish made with creamed peanuts), and fufu (made from cooked yams)  are special delicacies in Togo.

What can I wear in Togo?
Intending visitors to Togo should be aware that loose-fitting, practical, smart and functional clothing is best to use while in the country.

What is Togo famous for?

Togo is one of the few French-speaking countries in West Africa. The country is known for many things including its history, attraction sites, culture, and commercial activities.


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