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Nigeria Business Visa

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Nigeria Visa Requirements

  • image description Valid Passport
    Valid Passport

    Provide your SIGNED passport. Your passport must be signed on the appropriate line. (For US citizens the line is located on the page following your information page). The passport must be valid with an expiration date greater than six (6) months from the date of entry for the visa you are applying for. Passport must have sufficient blank pages (at least 2 pages) for any visa stamps. These pages must say VISAS at the top of the page.  

    If your passport does not meet the requirements, we can assist with renewing a US Passport or obtain a new US Passport from us prior to obtaining the visa.

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    Online Nigerian Application

    Please click on the following link to complete the online visa application - https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/pages/welcome. You will be charged $180 to process your Nigerian visa application through this website. Payment will be made directly to the "Innovate1 Services Inc." Print out the confirmation of the payment.

  • image description Two Passport-style Photographs
    Two Passport-style Photographs

    You must provide 2 passport photos. These passport photos must match the requirements of a standard US passport photo. They must be taken at an official passport photo provider (pharmacy, Costco, post office) and should not be taken and printed via a home photo printer.

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    Itinerary

    Provide a copy of round trip tickets or travel itinerary (the Applicant's name must be on the documents).

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    Business Letter

    A business letter of responsibility from your employer/sponsor in the United States.

    The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Nigeria", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:

    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.).
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    • A closing signature by the manager (someone other than the applicant).

    Click here for a sample letter template.

  • image description Confirmation of Payment
    Confirmation of Payment

    When completing your online Nigerian visa application, you will be prompted to pay. You can either pay with credit/debit card or ship a USPS money order directly to the Innovate 1 Services. Please note, if you opt to ship a physical check to Innovate 1 Services, you will be emailed a confirmation of payment once the check has been processed. Do keep in mind this may take a few business days. Please print out the confirmation of payment, you will need to submit this print out with the rest of your documents.

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    Letter of Invitation

    A business letter of responsibility from the inviting employer/company in Nigeria :
    • The letter must be addressed to the Embassy of Nigeria.
    • The letter must explain the nature of the business to be performed and must indicate the duration of visa in need
    • The letter must include the name and address of the reference to be visiting in Nigeria.
    • The letter must state that your inviting company accepts full immigration and financial responsibility.

Nigeria Visa Information