How to Apply For Free Zone Entry Visa in Nigeria

Apply For Free Zone Entry Visa in Nigeria in online

Note due to COVID 19-related interruptions, prior to beginning an application or making a transaction, please call the Nigerian Embassy or the immigration office for opening hours, times and the hours of operation. Apply Online

  1. To apply for an Business VISA online, the applicant must visit the Nigeria Immigration Portal by clicking the link below: Link
  2. On the screen that appears you will be able to select the drop-down menu under the ‘Processing Country choice and choose the country you would like to complete you VISA in, scroll to the bottom and click “Start the Application” button.
  3. A message with a dialogue will pop up that requires you to click the “Acknowledge” option. On the next screen, you must select any from the email accounts available on the page and log in using your credentials for the account.
  4. The next page will request the details of the user, fill in all fields that are required and then click the “Submit” option. A dialogue with a hyperlink will open, please go through the “Data Protection Policy when required, and then click “Acknowledge” option.
  5. After that, your online application form will be displayed. In the initial step, you’ll have to enter the name and other details of the applicant. then upload a passport-sized photo. Follow the steps as needed and then click the “Next” option.
  6. Step 2 will open Follow the steps carefully, and then enter the required information into the fields, then click the “Next” step.
  7. Complete the third step as before, by providing the required information including uploading the passport data page , and filling in the other information required. After that, click the “Next” to continue.
  8. Complete the remaining steps by filling in the required information and then clicking the “Next” option. When you have completed the fifth step, mark the declaration box and then click the “Submit the Application” button.
  9. The details of the applicant is displayed. Make sure to check it once, and then click the “Proceed online payment” button. On the page for payments you can select the payment Currency “Pay with Dollars” option, then Click on the “Continue” option.
  10. Make the appropriate payment in the VISA document within the section for payment by following the instructions on screen.
  11. On the next tab you are able to download and print your successful receipt for payment by clicking the appropriate option, and then keep it in your wallet.
  12. Once you have submitted an online application form you must make an original copy of the application form and include it with the supporting documents listed on the “Required documents” section on this page.
  13. Go to the offices at or Nigerian Diplomatic Mission or applicable VISA Application Centre in your country. Bring all required documents and present it to the appropriate authority.
  14. You can also mail your application by mail to the address on the back of the appropriate Nigerian Diplomatic Mission.
  15. The final decisions will be taken by the appropriate officials as well as you’ll be kept informed of the additional tasks to be completed as they are required.

Required Documents for Free Zone Entry Visa

  • Application form completed
  • Introduction letter from the relevant Free Zone Authority
  • Employment Offer letter
  • International Passport (with 6 months validity)
  • Payment receipts or proof of payment
  • Size of passport photos (two numbers)

Office Locations and Contacts

Nigeria Immigration Service,
Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport Road,
Sauka, Abuja.
P.M.B. 38, Garki,
Phone: +2348119753844
Web site: Link
Ministry of Foreign Affairs contact link: Link

What are all the Eligibility

  • Anyone who wishes to travel to in the Republic of Nigeria through a Free Zone Visa, can apply.
  • The person must have the International Passport with a validity of at least 6 months.


  • See the tabular column on the next page for fee information: Link


A VISA is usually valid for three months.


  • Candidates are advised to check the directions on the screen prior to pressing the “Start Application” button.
  • Candidates can inquire with about the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Nigerian Immigration Services for contact and address details for an Embassy in the country of citizenship.
  • If you choose to process your payment in a country that is not Nigeria Your payment will be made in US Dollars. You will be directed to a payment platform that has been approved to complete your request and then make the payment with US Dollars.
  • Please note that you can reschedule your interview date to the next available date by sending your Application id, Reference no and the proposed date to the following support email address:

Requirements Information

  • Applicant particulars
  • Email ID
  • Passport number
  • Address details
  • Mobile number
  • Birth details
  • Journey details
  • The purpose of the your visit
  • Validity of passport number and validity
  • The specifics of the employer/company
  • Particulars about banking

The document is needed

  • Anyone who wants to travel to Nigeria to carry out business, performing a business activity and/or to finish their higher education subject to regularization, must have a visa issued through Nigerian Immigration Services. Nigerian Immigration Services.

Information that could be helpful

    • Decisions on applications are made available via email to the applicant’s postal address, or phone number(s) listed on the application form.
    • Certain citizens of a different country could be able to travel to Nigeria without a visa , provided they fit into the categories of people exempted on the basis of visa-free, waiver or reciprocity agreements and bilateral agreements.

More information is available: Link

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