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Nigerian Visa issued to a national of Singapore
Entry stamp of Nigeria
Exit stamp of Nigeria

Visitors to Nigeria require a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.


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Visa policy of Nigeria

Visa policyEdit

Citizens of the following 17 countries can visit Nigeria without a visa:[1]

Visa is also not required for former nationals of Nigeria holding a valid foreign passport together with expired Nigerian passport.

Nationals of   Kenya can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 90 days.

Holders of diplomatic or service category passports issued to nationals of Brazil, China, Namibia and South Africa do not require a visa for Nigeria and holders of diplomatic passports issued to nationals of Turkey.
Nationals of China holding passports for public affairs do not require a visa for a maximum stay of 30 days.

Holders of written e-Visa approval issued by Immigration Authority Headquarters in Abuja, can obtain a visa on arrival, provided holding a visa application form and e-Visa application payment receipt and holding an invitation letter from Nigerian company accepting immigration responsibilities.[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
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