Nigeria Visit Visa Requirements - Documents, Eligibility & Fees

Indian passport holders who are willing to apply for a Nigeria Visitor visa can find the necessary visa information on this page. In the following, you can find Nigeria Visitor visa requirements which mainly include the visa documents and eligibility criteria. General guidelines to be followed at the time of submission of Nigeria Visitor visa documents are mentioned on the page. For further visa consultation, you can contact BTW Visa Executives.

 

Following is the list of documents required for Nigeria Visit visa for Indians.
  • Passport

      The submitted passport must meet the parameters given below

    • Copies of all pages of passports .
    • It must be original and genuine.
    • It must be valid for 6 months ahead of the span of stay.
    • It must have minimun two blank pages for the visa stamp.
    • It must not be torn, ripped, split, or damaged in any kind of way.

    One cannot cross international boundries without the passport. It is considered a criminal offense otherwise.

  • Old Passport

      If available, the old passport must also be provided meeting the given criteria

    • If any of the traveler has old passport, it must be submitted along with latest passport.
    • It must be original and in a good condition to access the required information.

    Without the old passport, you cannot get the visa stamp. Professional visa consultation is recommended.

  • Photo

      The photographs must be provided as per the given photo specifications

    • It must be clicked on an all white background.
    • Two copies to be submitted with general photo guidelines.
    • It must be of proper size with dimensions of 35x45 mm (length - 45mm, breadth - 35mm).
    • It must have a matte finish.
    • It must cover face 80% of the frame.
    • It must be a recent photograph.
    • The expressions on the face must be neutral, there must not be any kind of smiling of frowning in the photograph.
    • Any kind of glasses must not be worn in the photograph.
    • The hair must be tied back so that the face is clearly visible.
    • The ears must be visible clearly.
    • It must not have any headgear worn apart from religious reasons.
    • It is to be taken care that your teeth do not show in the photograph.

    Recent pictures are mandatory as old pictures can cause the authorities to reject your application.

  • Air Ticket

      It is an important document and it should be submitted for the given reason

    • The air ticket has to be booked for the complete round trip.
    • It must be confirmed for the complete round trip.

    An air ticket shows your course of travel and confirms your return to the native country.

  • Yellow Fever Vaccination

      It should be submitted as per the following

    • It must be original and should be issued from an authorized medical organization.

    The certificate of Yellow Fever Vaccination if not provided as per the requirement and is fake, there are major chances that the applicant may not be permitted in the country.

  • Polio Vaccination

      It should be submitted as per the following

    • It must be original and obtained from an authorized medical centre.
    • It must be original and issued from an authorized medical organisation.

    Credible documentary proof of Polio vaccination is mandatory and failure to submit the same may prohibit the applicant from entering the country.

  • Internal Air Ticket

      It should match with the given requirements

    • Confirmed internal travel booking If applicant is travelling different countries within the Schengen area. (any mode of transport ) .
    • It is to be submitted for a detailed itinerary.

    Internal Air Ticket is necessary for a detailed and proper itinerary. Professional visa consultation is recommended.

  • Id Proof Of Signatory Authority Person

      It should be submitted as per the following

    • It must be obtained from the one who signs by the invitation letter.
    • It must be provided as a PAN card copy or passport copy.

    ID Proof of Signatory Authority Person of Host. the host of Inviting Company.

  • Covering Letter From Applicant

      The covering letter provided by the visa applicant should be acceptable based on the following guidelines

    • It must mention other details as well as per the Consular's request.
    • It must mention the accommodation details of the applicant.
    • It must mention the person who will be bearing all the expenses during the trip, if not travelling alone.
    • It must specify the traveller's relationship with the fellow travellers if not travelling alone.
    • It must clearly specify the traveller's purpose of visit.
    • It must mention the travel dates as per the invitation letter or the booked flight tickets.
    • It must mention all the details as per the passport.

    Covering letter is the first document that is seen by the consular. If the covering letter is not appropriate, it may cause your visa to get rejected as well. Professional visa consultation is recommended.

  • Bank Statement

      The Bank statement is a mandatory document and it should meet the following criteria

    • It must be evident of healthy balance amount in the account.
    • It must be of your savings bank account for last 6 months.
    • It must be original and obtained from the savings bank account.
    • It must be provided with authentic seal and signature from the bank.
    • It must be printed on an A4-size paper.
    • It must be original and should have the bank's stamp and signature on every page.

    If the Bank Statement doesn't show enough funds or shows irrelevant expenditure, it could lead to visa rejection on financial means. Professional visa consultation is recommended.

  • Income Tax Returns

      The proof of income tax returns must match the provided parameters

    • The Income tax returns should be specified with an ITR-V for last 3 years.
    • It must be provided with a legitimate documentary proof of the payment of income tax.

    One cannot leave the country if they do not provide appropriate proof of tax payment. Professional visa consultation is recommended.

  • Invitation Letter From Family/Friend

      The letter of invitation submitted should match the following criteria

    • It must be addressed to the respective diplomatic mission.
    • It must also mention the applicant details as per the passport, the purpose of travel, duration of stay, travel dates, and the relation with the invitee.
    • It must mention the invitee's details such as the contact details, profession details, visa status and citizenship proof.
    • It must specify who is going to bear the expenses of the trip.

    An invitation letter from a family/friend whom you are visiting is essential to ratify the genuiness of your purpose of visit or even provide proof of accomodation.

  • Visa/Resident Permit Copy Of Invitee

      It should be submitted as per the following

    • It must be submitted at the time when the invitee is staying abroad on a resident permit.

    In case the visa permit copy of the invitee is not submitted, the applicant may not be allowed to visit the country providing the purpose of visiting acquaintances.


Eligibility for getting Nigeria Vfr Visa:

In order to be eligible to travel to the country on a visa, you will have to meet the following eligibility criteria.

  1. Be a genuine traveller-You must have a valid and good intention behind travelling to the country.

  2. Eligible to bear all expenses -You must possess sufficient funds to support yourself and any dependents throughout the stay.

  3. Reasons to return - You must have strong ties in your home country that will ensure that you will return after your stay.

  4. Be of good character - You must have a clean criminal track record and be of good character. You may have to provide PCC (Police Clearance Certificate) for the same.

  5. Be in good health -You must at least meet the minimum health requirements required by the authorities.

Visa Fees for Nigeria Vfr Visa:

Entry Stay Duration Validity Fees
Single entry Normal 3 months 3 months 20202.0

*Important Note:

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted, so It's recommonded to get the professional visa consultation. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your visa application .

Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

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