Visa



VISA INFORMATION

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Kyiv-Ukraine issues the following categories of visas namely:  Subject to Regularization Visa (STR), Temporary Work Permit (TWP) Visa, Business Visa, Transit Visa, Tourist/Visitor Visa and Diplomatic Visa.

Visa processing days and time in the Embassy are: 

Days :   Monday , Wednesday and Friday

Time:     9:00 am to 12 pm

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS

Subject to Regularization Visa (STR):

Eligibility Expatriate employees of Companies and their dependants, Expatriate Technical officials of Missions, Foreign Students, Missionaries / Clerics and their dependants, Research Fellows, Expatriate Staff of Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and their dependants, Expatriate Staff of International Non Governmental Organisations (INGOs) and their dependants, Government Officials (GOs) and their dependants, Expatriates employed by companies operating in Free Zones and their dependants.

   4 copies Formal application for STR Visa from the Employer / Institution accepting Immigration Responsibility ( This normally issued from companies or inviting person in Nigeria)

    4 copies Valid Passport with a minimum of 6 months validity and at least 2 blank pages for visa endorsement

        4 copies passport sized photographs (35/40mm) taken within the last 6 months on white background

         4 copies Duly completed Visa Form IMM22

         4 copies Expatriate Quota Approval from Ministry of internal Affairs of Nigeria 

        4 copies Evidence of online payment for visa   ( please visit www.immigration.gov.ng)

        4 copies Letters of Offer of Appointment and Acceptance of Offer

        4 copies Medical Certificate

         4 copies Educational qualifications and Curriculum Vitae


 Temporary Work Permit (TWP) Visa:

Experts invited by Corporate Bodies to provide specialized skilled services, such as after sales Installation /Commissioning/ Upgrading/Maintenance/Repairs of equipment and machinery, Training /capacity building for Nigerian staff, Audit of machinery/ equipment and financial records.

Requirements

         Letter of invitation from inviting company in Nigeria

        . Cable approval issued from the Nigeria immigration Service.

         Passport with 6 months validity and at least 2 blank pages for visa endorsement

         2 passport sized photographs (35/40mm) on a white background taken within the last 6 months.

         Duly completed Visa Form IMM22

         Medical certificate

    Curriculum Vitae

    Educational certificate/Certificate of speciality

         Evidence of payment online for Visa  ( please visit www.immigration.gov.ng)

 

Business Visa

Foreign Travelers who wish to visit Nigeria for the purpose of Meeting, Conference, Seminar, Contract Negotiation, Marketing, Sales, Purchase distribution of Nigerian Goods, Trade Fairs, Job Interviews, Training of Nigerians (Humanitarian Services), Emergency/Relief work, Crew members, Staff of NGOs, Staff of INGOs, Researchers, Musical Concerts.

Requirements

 

         Letter of invitation  from inviting person or company in Nigeria

         Copy of international passport or a clear identification of the inviter. In the case of a company, the signatory of the letter of invitation should also attached copy of his or her international passport or valid Identification document

         Certificate of incorporation  

          Passport valid for at least 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement.

         Two (2) recent passport sized (35/40mm) photograph.

         Return ticket.

    Medical certificate

         Online application and payment for visa (please visit www.immigration.gov.ng).

 

Transit Visa:

Transit Visa 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. Foreign Travelers wishing to enter Nigeria for onward destination outside the country.

 

         Application letter explaining  transit routes

         Passport valid for not less than 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement.

         Two (2) recent passport sized (35/40mm) photograph.

         Confirmed ticket to destination outside Nigeria.

         Online application and payment for visa (please visit www.immigration.gov.ng).


Tourist/Visitor Visa:

Tourist Visa 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.

          Letter of invitation from company inviting and identification document of signatory of the letter of invitation

         Certificate of incorporation

         Passport valid for at least 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement.

         Valid return ticket.

         Evidence of sufficient funds.

         Online application and payment for visa (please visit www.immigration.gov.ng).

 

To visit family and friends.

 

        Letter of invitation from inviting person and identification document such as International or Drivers licenses of person inviting.

        Passport valid for at least 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement.

        Valid return ticket.

        Evidence of sufficient funds

        Medical certificate

        Online application and payment for visa (please visit www.immigration.gov.ng).

 

Diplomatic Visa:

Visiting Heads of States and their families

Top officials of Government and their families

Accredited Diplomats and their families

Holders of United Nations / International Agencies Diplomatic Passport and Laisser Passez

 

        Note Verbale from Foreign Ministry of applicants home country or appropriate International Organization.

        Diplomatic, Official or Standard (for dependants of Diplomats) passports valid for not less than six (6) months with at least two blank visa pages for endorsement.

        Two (2) recent passport-sized (35/40mm) photograph

        Holders of diplomatic and service passports are required to fill application form only with out payments on www.immigration.gov.ng. While diplomats or employees without diplomatic or service passport are to fill application form online on www.immigration.gov.ng and make payment using the same platform.