Nigeria Tourist and Business Visa Requirements

Citizenship: USA

Pre-Check Documents is available.  If you choose to not pre check your documents, and JIDS receives your documents with errors, you will be charged for a representative to assist you with corrections.
Concierge Service is available for this country
Please note these visa requirements are for US citizens only. If you are not a US citizen please contact our office at (914) 592-2760.

  • Please note this visa requirements are for US citizens only. If you are not a US citizen please contact our office at (914) 592-2760.

Entry requirements:

  • Passport and Visa are required.
  • Nigerian Visa should be used within 90 days from the date of issuance.Unused visa will expire after 90 days.

Business & Tourist Visa requirements:

Your Checklist– Documents Required

Valid Signed Passport

Applicant must submit their current signed passport. Applicant must also include a color copy of the information page of the passport.

Note: In order to obtain visas, passport must have at least two blank visa pages side by side. Pages in the passport marked “Amendment” pages are not valid for visas.

JIDS recommends your passport is valid for at least six months past the last day of stay from international destination.

JIDS can help you add additional pages to your passport or renew it if you need more validity. If you require passport services, please refer to our passport services section.

011_yes-128APPLICATION Please read ALL CAREFULLY.

If you are under 65 years of age ,you must go online, apply and do application, and pay directly online for the Nigerian visa. Within a couple of days you will receive an email with an appointment and receipt of payment. Normally you MUST APPEAR IN PERSON for the BIO METRICS and to submit all documents with your passport to the address given at OIS on your appointment date.  If you would like JIDS to go to your APPT. keep in mind at some point they may call you for BIO METRICS.   Review details carefully.

If you would like Justin Document to pickup the passport once the visa is issued, supply us with this receipt and a cover letter to OIS and Nigerian Consulate advising all details of the pickup giving us permission to pickup your passport on your behalf.  Otherwise they will mail it to you in the regular mail.

One Visa Application Form completed and signed. Must SELECT NEW YORK Processing.

You will get AN INTERVIEW DATE AND TIME ,emailed to you or given at time of application. 

After the application is submitted online and paid for online, you must print the application to sign ,and the PAYMENT RECEIVED receipt.

MUST PRINT every page of application while applying and SIGN EVERY PAGE (please note, there is no print button on Consulates website) BRING ALL TO YOUR APPOINTMENT, advise them JUSTIN DOCUMENT WILL BE PICKING YOUR PASSPORT UP, give them a copy of permission letter.

Once submitted contact JIDS to advise us you are waiting for the APPROVAL EMAIL with the pickup date, then send us a copy of your passport with this receipt and PICKUP PERMISSION LETTER.

Call office at (914) 592-2760 for further details of application and new procedure.

BIO-METRICS is required in person , call office for further instruction

Photo Requirement

Applicant must submit (2) color, passport style 2 x 2 photograph.The photos must be recent within 6 months, and not the same photo as in the passport.

Proof of Travel

  1. Must submit a computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online travel site. E-confirmation from an airline or travel company showing departure from the U.S. and arrival/departure to and from your visa destination.    Acceptable with a valid record locator.
  2.  copy of hotel confirmation
  3. copy of recent bank statement which must show $100.00 per day available in bank accounts.

Justin Document Service – ORDER FORM & copies Mandatory order form, which must be included with your original documents to JIDS.

  1. ORDER FORM then PRINT to include with documents.
  2. COPIES of all documents included in your package to JIDS. If copies are not included then a $10.00 copy fee will be applied.

011_yes-128Register with the US Embassy in the countries you will visit.

Give yourself peace of mind !

Simply fill out this form STEP FORM

and let JIDS will do it for you $20.00

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) allows U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency. Read more…..


011_yes-128If Business –

1/Invitation letter

from host company in Nigeria. Invitation cannot be from a church or have anything to do with the church.

2/Along with a copy of Certificate of Registration for the company in Nigeria

Host shall accept full immigration responsibility.

If Business – Cover Letter from the U.S. Company

Note: Self-employed must also submit a copy of a recent bank statement.

For business letter please note the following:

Applicant must submit a Business letter of support from a U.S. based company.

  • This letter must be on your company letterhead.
  • This letter must be sign by someone other than the applicant.
  • Both must include details of financial responsibility from USA sponsor and host in Nigeria as well as. Host shall accept full immigration responsibility.
  • Any work involving contracts in Nigeria requires a temporary employment Visa or STR visa. Please call us for further details.
  • If applying for work permit, telecommunications cable is mandatory.

Must be an original signed document.  Afghanistan also requires Passport Information in the letter.

See example below:

011_yes-128Health Requirements:

  • Vaccination against yellow fever is required and should be given to us with the application.

Visit the Center for Disease Control: CDC.GOV for complete health requirements.

011_yes-128Fees and processing time:

Consular fee and processing time: (consular fees may change) 

  • $ 180 Per Tourist/Business Visa 7 business days MINIMUM processing time.(The payment has to be paid on line and proof of payment must be supplied with the application).
  • Separate money order for JIDS Third party SUBMIT TEL FEE.
  • $65.00 additional rush fee for 4 business days rush processing.

Applicable fee paid in U.S. Post Office Money Order, only. If you wish to include your own money order

DO NOT WRITE or STAMP any information on your money order.

JIDS can obtain this money order for you.

See our pricing sheet for fees associated with this.

Please NOTE: Embassy fees may change without notice. JIDS does not assume any responsibility for changes. The above fees DO NOT include JIDS service fees, or return mail fees.

If JIDS is paying government fees (consular or passport agency fees) on your behalf a 5.7% processing fee will be added.

011_yes-128For Just-In Document Service, Inc. service fee

please refer to our pricing page or call us (914) 592-2760.

011_yes-128Return Shipping fees:

Federal Express starting at $29.95 for priority Weekday Delivery based on zip code.Special Deliveries of Federal Express VARY (Ex. SATURDAY DELIVERY OR 8AM DELIVERY, call for rates).RESIDENT home deliveries are an additional $3.00 to have signature required.Verify SIGNATURE OR NO SIGNATURE must be selected.
You can include a printed air bill to avoid additional charges.  Account numbers without air bill will be charged $5.00.

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