Nigeria Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter Nigeria, a passport valid for a minimum of six months beyond the date of departure is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Visas for Nigeria are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy/high commission to check visa requirements for visas for Nigeria.
You must provide a letter of invitation/evidence of a hotel booking when applying for a visa.
In addition to normal visa requirements, applications for visas by children should be accompanied with the following: birth certificate (and photocopy) showing names of parents, letter of consent from parents and photocopies of parents' passports.
Single-entry tourist visa: US$144; one-year multiple-entry visa: US$472; two-year multiple-entry visa: US$944; five-year multiple-entry visa: US$2,360. These fees are for British passport holders. Fees vary according to nationality; check the Nigerian Immigration Service website (http://portal.immigration.gov.ng) for a full list of fees.
You must also pay an additional £20 visa processing fee to the high commission.
Single-entry tourist visa: up to six months; multiple-entry visa: one, two or five years. (Not all nationals are eligible for a five-year multiple-entry visa however.)
Consulate (or consular section at embassy or high commission). You must initially apply online through the Nigeria Immigration Service (http://portal.immigration.gov.ng).