How to Apply for Visa on Arrival in Nigeria

Apply for Visa on Arrival in Nigeria In online

  • To apply for an Visa on Arrival online, applicants must visit the Nigeria Immigration Portal by clicking the link below: Link

  • On the first page, choose the country, type of visa and then click the “Start Applications” button. In the next screen, you must select any of the accounts for your browser on the screen and then log in with the credentials of the user.
  • Next page is going to lay the eligibility requirements, look it up, and then select “VOAP Guidelines” to read the guidelines, then click the “Next” option. A dialog message will be displayed that requires you to click the “Acknowledge” to acknowledge the information.
  • After that, your web-based application will be open. In the initial step, you’ll have fill in the name as well as other personal information of the applicant. You will then upload a passport-sized photo. Complete the required steps and then click “Next” step.
  • Step 2 will be displayed Read the directions carefully, and then enter all the information required in the respective fields. Once you have completed the required fields, click “Next” step.
  • Complete the third part the same way as the previous one by providing the necessary information before clicking the “Next” button. Then, move to the next and complete the form as needed and then click the “Next” to continue.
  • In 5th step the applicant must upload all the documents required by clicking the “Choose the file” button, fill in all other mandatory fields, then hit the “Submit the application” button.
  • The next step is to complete the application form, then click the “Print and continue” button. Print the application form that you have completed for submission at the entry point and then click the “Continue” click to continue.
  • In the 7th step In the step 7, click on “Proceed through Pay at Checkout” button. In the next step, your cart will be prepared in most cases, just click “Proceed online payment” button, or enter the application ID then click the “Add to Cart” button, then click the “Proceed for Online Pay” button.
  • Next, you must select a payment method, mark the boxes, if you are in compliance with the terms of the agreement and click the “Next” button. You can also click the “Continue” button in the next step.
  • On the payment page in the payment page, input your personal details including billing information, card information and click the “Make payment” button to complete the payment. Complete the payment according to the instructions on screen and make a copy of the payment receipt.
  • Following successful payment A receipt will be sent to your email address that you can print out and use as confirmation of payment.
  • The application will be processed then the Approval confirmation and approval letter will be delivered to your email within 48 hours.

Documents Required For Apply for Visa on Arrival


  • Photos of passport-sized
  • Letter of Introduction/Application
  • Passport Copy of the data page
  • Copy of the Return Ticket
  • Pre-approved visa letters for travelers
  • Receipt for payment/proof
  • The passport document (with at least six months of validity)

Business Travelers:

  • Photographs of passport size
  • Letter of Introduction/Application
  • Passport Copy of the data page
  • Copy of the Return Ticket
  • Invitation Letter from the host company
  • Permission letter or CAC certificate from the host company
  • A Visa Letter
  • Receipt for payment/proof
  • The passport document (with at minimum six months validity)

Office Locations and Contacts

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

What are all the Eligibility

  • Anyone who travels to this Republic of Nigeria for the reason of business or is generally an High Net Worth Investor is eligible.
  • Any African citizen who wants to travel to Nigeria through this kind of stay admission is also eligible.

Check out the ‘Eligibility’ section of the this link for further details: Link


Contact the authorities for fee details.

Processing Time

It takes about two days to process.


  • Candidates are advised to check the directions on the screen prior to clicking “Start Application” button.
  • The applicants can contact about the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Nigerian Immigration Services for contact and address information for an Embassy in the country of citizenship.
  • Follow the link below for additional instructions pertinent to the situation: Link

The Information You Need

  • Name of the visitor
  • Email ID
  • Address details
  • Mobile number
  • Birth details
  • Applicant particulars
  • The passport number as well as the Nationality
  • Other passport details
  • The reason and the time of the duration of the
  • Permits for mission reception
  • Contact details and address
  • Information about the employer as well as the job description and details
  • Information on the most recent trips and stays
  • Particulars about banking

The Document is required

  • Anyone African National or a Business Traveler from another nation must have an Visa upon arrival in order to travel to Nigeria. Republic of Nigeria.

Information that can be useful

    • Visa on arrival is offered to all citizens of the world with the exception of ECOWAS Nationals who don’t require a visa for travel to Nigeria and other countries with which Nigeria has signed visa-abolition agreements.
    • The successful payment made online does not mean that the transaction has been approved. The applicant is not allowed to travel to Nigeria until they have received a “Visa upon Arrival Authorization Letter’.
    • For more information, click here: Link

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