Tuvalu visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Tuvaluan Visa is not required for Nigerians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nationals of Nigeria can get a visa upon their arrival at any international airport in Tuvalu and at all land border crossings in the country.
  • This visa allows citizens of Nigeria to stay in Tuvalu for a duration of 30 days.
  • Tourists who wish to stay beyond the 30-day validity should apply for an extension at the Chief Immigration Officer in Tuvalu.
  • Prospective visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Tuvalu. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Travellers under the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians. 
  • Tourists travelling to Tuvalu must provide proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Tuvalu. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in Tuvalu.
  • An airport tax of AUD 30 must be paid on departure from Tuvalu.
  • Tourists travelling with pets (cats or dogs) must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health certificate and rabies inoculation certificate issued from Nigeria.
  • Tourists with amounts above AUD $3000 will be required to declare it on arrival and departure.
  • Tourists are required to provide proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Tuvalu from any international airport in Nigeria. There are international airports in Lagos and Abuja.
  • British Airways, Fiji Airways, Air France and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers that fly from Nigeria to Tuvalu.
  • The estimated flight time from Lagos to Funafuti, Tuvalu is 1 day, 13 hours and from Abuja, it is  1 day, 17 hours.
  • English and Tuvaluan are the official languages in Tuvalu, however, Tuvaluan is the most common language spoken in the country.
  • The Tuvaluan Dollar is an official national currency and used only in Tuvalu. However, the Australian Dollar is widely accepted all through the country. Visitors are advised to exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets.
  • Tuvalu has a hot and humid tropical climate. The dry season from March to October tends to be a bit cooler and more pleasant than the wet season (rainy season) running from November to February.
  • Almost all the citizens of Tuvalu are Christians, of different denominations. Traditional belief constitutes minority religion. 
  • Pulaka and coconut crab are some of the dishes tourists can try in Tuvalu.
  • Visitors can move around in Tuvalu with minibuses, car rentals and taxis.
  • Tuvalu uses Tuvalu Time (GMT+12), which puts Nigeria 11 hours behind in time.
  • Marine Conservation Park, Funafuti, Nanumanga and WWII Plane Wreckage Sites are some of the tourist sites in Tuvalu.
  • The power and socket plug used in Tuvalu are of Type I. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Tourists are advised to exercise caution when in congested areas and pay particular attention to personal belongings while in crowded areas and while travelling on public transportation in Tuvalu.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Tuvalu safe for tourist travel?

 Tuvalu is a safe destination to visit with a low crime rate. Nevertheless, tourists are expected to take necessary precautions and report any suspicious activities.

How populous is Tuvalu?

Tuvalu is the 20th largest Oceanian country with an estimated population of 10,640. The top 10 Oceanian countries by population are Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia (France), French Polynesia (France), Samoa and Guam (US).

When is the best time to travel to Tuvalu?
The best time to visit Tuvalu is from April to October when the temperature is warm and the rainfall is moderate.

What is the main religion in Tuvalu?

Christianity is the predominant religion in Tuvalu. In particular, 94% of Tuvalu's population are Protestant Christians. More than 91% of Protestant Christians in Tuvalu are members of the Church of Tuvalu, 3% are members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and about 4.6% belong to the Brethren Church.

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