You want to visit Nigeria but can’t get a visa in your country of residence? No problems. You can still proceed to Nigeria and get your Visa on Arrival (VoA). It is easy and normally takes only two days to get your Visa Approval Letter.
When Do You Need a Visa on Arrival?
There are a few instances when you will need a to get your visa on arrival at the port of entry in Nigeria:
- When you can’t get a letter of invitation to visit Nigeria. The visa on arrival is an option when you can’t get a letter of invitation to Nigeria from someone on organization inviting you.
- When a letter of invitation is dishonored by the Nigerian Embassy/High Commission in your country of residence for one reason or the other.
- If you travel frequently and are a high net worth investor
- When you have exigencies of urgent business travel
- If the Nigerian Mission/Embassy/High Commission is absent in your country of residence
Who is Eligible for a Visa on Arrival?
The Nigerian Immigration Service states that Visa on Arrival is available to citizens of all countries except ECOWAS Nationals who do not require visa to visit Nigeria and other countries which Nigeria has entered into visa abolition agreements.
It is expected that you should be:
How to Apply for Visa on Arrival
You can apply for a Visa on Arrival through a Business Partner or Representative in Nigeria (such as Blez Hotels and Tours). When you contact us, we will request for a visa on arrival on your behalf from Office of The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters, Abuja.
This also means we will bear responsibility for your immigration rules and regulations till you leave the country (Nigeria).
As demanded by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), you will need to provide us with the following information, amongst other things, before we can apply for a visa on arrival on your behalf:
You must also give us a copy of your passport and Airline return ticket to process Visa on Arrival for you.
When the application is approved, we will forward a Letter of Approval to you, with a copy sent to the Airline and Immigration port of entry (e.g. Murtala Mohammed Int’l Airport, Lagos – Nigeria). This process normally takes 48 hours (2 working days).
As your travel partner, we advise that you contact us in time to apply for your visa on arrival. Though we will only send you the Visa Approval Letter (Pre-approved visa letter) within two weeks of your proposed date of visit. This is because the approval letter is valid for only 14 days, after which we may have to reapply.
Getting Your Visa on Arrival
As the name implies, this visa is issued to you on arrival at the port of entry. So, on arrival at the Airport, there is a desk usually labelled “Visa on Arrival”. Proceed there with hard copies of the following documents for immigration clearance so you would be issued your visa:
Of course we would have sent you the Visa Approval Letter and evidence of online payment by now, which you must print out and present to the Immigration at the port of entry (Airport).
To Apply for Visa on Arrival Through Us, send the Following Details Below To Us via our email at:
1.Name (Full names as they appear on your passport)(required)
send us the following details via our email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via our whatsapp +2348180793273 and we make sure to respond to you quickly to help with the visa on arrival