Nigeria Visa

Nigeria – Passport and Visa Required

NOTE: Consulate accepts applications Wednesday and Friday ONLY.  The day of submission to the consulate does not count in the processing time.

Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens

TOURIST VISA

  • Original Valid and signed U. S. Passport (valid at least 6 months beyond the date of entry; with at least one blank visa page)  – photocopy is not acceptable
  • Copy of the passport data page
  • Two (2) passport type photographs
  • One Online Visa application form – MUST be completed on-line (print and sign the form).  Note: Follow the step by step online instructions. Your application must be submitted online and the appropriate Consular fee paid for by credit card online ($180.00) – this is a separate fee from the processing fee charged by the embassy/consulate upon submission of the visa application.  When confirmed, please print a copy of your (1) Visa Application Form, (2) Visa Acknowledgement Slip, (3)  Visa Payment Slip and/or Payment Receipt from Google Checkout then mail all three to Travel the World Visas for processing, along with all other requirements.  Be sure to select New York as the processing location on the visa application form.
  • Computer generated flight itinerary from the travel agent or copy of roundtrip airline ticket
  • Letter of invitation from sponsor in Nigeria. NOTE: If you do not have a letter of invitation, please provide a hotel reservation (Fax or Scanned copy)
  • If applicant’s sponsor is Nigerian citizen, provide copy of the personal data page of the sponsor’s Nigerian passport, OR, if sponsor is U.S. citizen, please provide copy of the sponsor’s residence permit and copy of his/her passport (personal data page)
  • Copy of the most recent bank statement
  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 18:

Children of US Parents:

  • Copy of birth certificate of child showing both parents names.
  • Copies of both parents passports (bio data page)
  • Signed, notarized letter of consent by both parents

Children of Nigerian Parents:

  • Signed, notarized letter of consent by both parents
  • Copies of both parents passports (bio date page)

BUSINESS VISA

  • Original Valid and signed U. S. Passport (valid at least 6 months beyond the date of entry; with at least one blank visa page)  – photocopy is not acceptable
  • Copy of the passport data page
  • Two (2) passport type photographs
  • One Online Visa application form – MUST be completed on-line (print and sign the form).  Note: Follow the step by step online instructions. Your application must be submitted online and the appropriate Consular fee paid for by credit card online ($180.00) – this is a separate fee from the processing fee charged by the embassy/consulate upon submission of the visa application.  When confirmed, please print a copy of your (1) Visa Application Form, (2) Visa Acknowledgement Slip, (3)  Visa Payment Slip and/or Payment Receipt from Google Checkout then mail all three to Travel the World Visas for processing, along with all other requirements.  Be sure to select New York as the processing location on the visa application form.
  • Copy of letter of invitation from the sponsor in Nigeria ( (Fax or Scanned copy). It should be on company letterhead, stating the name of the applicant, purpose of trip, number of entries requested, duration of stay, and must be signed by the manager or supervisor of the company.  IMPORTANT: The letter must indicate that the sponsor will be financially responsible and will take care of the immigration matter while the traveler is in Nigeria.
  • Computer generated flight itinerary from the travel agent or copy of roundtrip airline ticket
  • Copy of the most recent bank statement
  • Business Letter from U.S. company
  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form

STR (Subject to Regularization)
NOTE: Dependent children under the age of 18 years old could be issued a STR visa.  If the accompanying child is 18 years old and above, the dependent child must apply for a tourist visa.

Note: STR Visas are issued with approved stay for a period of two (2) years BUT are renewable in Nigeria (subject to approval).

  • Valid and signed U. S. Passport (valid at least 6 months beyond the date of entry; with at least one blank visa page)  – photocopy is not acceptable
  • 4 passport type photographs
  • 4 copies of the employment offer letters
  • 4 copies of formal letter for STR visa from the company on behalf of the applicant
  • 4 copies of the diploma (degrees, and certificates earned)
  • 4 Copies of resume
  • 4 copies certificate of incorporation of the Nigerian company.
  • 4 copies of company memorandum & article association
  • 4 copies of corporate affairs particulars of directors and their shear holdings thereof: (CAC FORMS 2 & 7)
  • 4 Copies of business permit issued by the Ministry of interior (for companies that have foreign shareholders)
  • 4 Copies of current monthly quota utilization returns as endorsed by the Immigration Service.
  • 4 Copies of Nigerian Immigration approval quota
  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form
  • One Online Visa application form – MUST be completed on-line (print and sign the form).  Note: Follow the step by step online instructions. Your application must be submitted online and the appropriate Consular fee paid for by credit card online ($180.00) – this is a separate fee from the processing fee charged by the embassy/consulate upon submission of the visa application. When confirmed, please print a copy of your (1) Visa Application Form, (2) Visa Acknowledgement Slip, (3)  Visa Payment Slip and/or Payment Receipt from Google Checkout then mail all three to Travel the World Visas for processing, along with all other requirements.  Be sure to select New York as the processing location on the visa application form.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 & ACCOMPANYING SPOUSE, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Marriage license in case of accompanying spouse
  • Signed letters of consent from both parents
  • Photocopies of the parents’ passports (bio-data page) or valid ID MUST accompany the application.

 

TWP (Temporary Work Permit)

Note: TWP Visas are issued with a maximum approved stay of ninety (90) days from date of entry BUT are renewable in Nigeria (subject to approval).

  • Original Valid and signed U. S. Passport (valid at least 6 months beyond the date of entry; with at least one blank visa page)  – photocopy is not acceptable
  • Copy of the passport data page
  • Two (2) passport type photographs
  • One Online Visa application form – MUST be completed on-line (print and sign the form).  Note: Follow the step by step online instructions. Your application must be submitted online and the appropriate Consular fee paid for by credit card online ($180.00) – this is a separate fee from the processing fee charged by the embassy/consulate upon submission of the visa application.  When confirmed, please print a copy of your (1) Visa Application Form, (2) Visa Acknowledgement Slip, (3)  Visa Payment Slip and/or Payment Receipt from Google Checkout then mail all three to Travel the World Visas for processing, along with all other requirements.  Be sure to select New York as the processing location on the visa application form.
  • Letter of employment stating position
  • Applicant’s letter of acceptance
  • Temporary Work Permit document  – This document is obtained by the employer from the Nigeria Immigration Service in Nigeria on behalf of the employee; the applicant must provide this document when submitting the visa application to the Consulate
  • A letter of introduction/invitation stating position from the host organization in Nigeria. This must be addressed to The Consulate General of Nigeria. It must be on letter headed paper stating the address of the host organization, the reason for the visit and must be signed and dated.
  • Copy of Comptroller General of Immigration’s approval cable visa that lists the applicant’s name
  • Copy of the most recent bank statement
  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form

Fee Information

Service Fee:

$300.00/person/visa (Next Day Processing) – please call us at 202-223-8822 or e-mail us at info@world-visa.com to confirm availability for the next day processing
$225.00/person/visa (allow between 5 to 7 Business Days)
$185.00/person/visa (allow between 10 to 12 Business Days)
$250.00/person/visa (STR Visa)

Processing Fee charge by the embassy/consulate (this is an additional fee from the consular fee):
$265.00/person (Processing Fee / Business or Tourist – Next Day Processing)
$215.00/person (processing Fee / Business or Tourist – allow between 5 to 7 Business Days)
$140.00/person (Processing Fee / Business or Tourist – allow between 10 to 12 Business Days)

$393.00/person (Processing Fee / STR – allow between 10 to 12 Business Days)

All consular fees above include a $5 money order fee (consulate/embassy accepts money order only)

Return Mail Fee (1-3 passports):
For Alaska and Hawaii, please add $25.00
Nigeria STR visa application, please add $25.00 for the FedEx Return (1 application) or $50.00 for multiple applications)

2-Day Delivery: $30.00
Overnight Delivery: $38.00
Saturday Delivery: $70.00

Travel the World Visas Service Order Form


For the safety of your passport, we recommend delivery by courier.  If there were a delay, we would be able to track or trace it.

Please send all required documents and payment (Money Order, Company Check, Cashier’s Check, American Express, Visa or MasterCard) by courier to:

TRAVEL THE WORLD VISAS, INC.
1930 18TH STREET NW, UNIT #1
WASHINGTON DC  20009

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NOTICE

Travel the World Visas acts only as an agent, and accepts no responsibility for the services of any Travel Agent, Consulate, Passport Agency or Embassy in connection with the granting of visas. We are not responsible for delays, loss of passports or damage caused by such service providers or the U.S. Mail.
Requirements and fees are for U.S. Citizens only. Contact Travel the World Visas for information on other nationalities.
Requirements and fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Sorry but all fees are non-refundable.