Plan on traveling to Nigeria? You’re going to need to obtain a Nigerian visa before booking your trip. United States citizens who want to travel to Nigeria must apply for a visa, and you’ll want to get started on the application process as soon as possible so that you obtain your visa in time for departure day. Ready to get started? Here’s how you can get a Nigerian visa right now:
How Do I Get a Visa to Nigeria?
If you’re ready to begin the Nigerian visa application process, you can do so on the Swift website. Once there, you’ll need to go through the required document checklist and gather all necessary documents and information. After you’ve gone through and filled out all of the required information, you’ll need to select your desired processing time, pay the visa fee, checkout, and send Swift the required physical application material.
Please note that as of August 31, 2021, processing times may vary due to COVID. We advise that you keep your travel dates to Nigeria flexible.
What Are Nigerian Visa Application Requirements?
To obtain your Nigerian visa, you’ll need to gather the following documents to use during the application process:
- Valid Passport
- Nigeria Visa Application
- 2 Passport Photos
- Proof of Funds
- Proof of Travel
- Proof of Stay in Nigeria
- Other Special Requirements for Minors
- Pre-approval from the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Nigeria (if traveling for religious purposes)
Please read carefully through the required document checklist located on the website to ensure that you aren’t missing any required documents or information.
How Much Does a Nigerian Visa Cost?
The cost of a Nigerian visa varies depending on the processing time you select. If you choose the 5-7 business days processing time, a Nigeria visa will cost you $320. This includes a $225 service fee and a $95 consulate fee. If you choose the 10-15 business days processing time, a Nigeria visa will cost you $270. This includes a $175 service fee and a $95 consulate fee.
Can I Apply for a Nigerian Visa Online?
Yes! You can easily apply for a Nigerian visa online. If you’re ready to begin the process, you can do so on the Swift website. Once you go through the document checklist, submit all necessary documents and information, send Swift the required physical documents and information, and pay all of the required fees, we will begin processing your Nigeria visa application. Once your visa is complete, we will send it directly to you.
If you have any questions about obtaining your Nigeria visa, please feel free to contact us. Our knowledgeable team would be happy to help answer any questions you may have. If you’re ready to begin the Nigerian visa application process, you can do so on the Swift website. We look forward to getting you to your destination!