Transit Visas

Eligibility
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.

Class of Persons Eligible for Transit Visa
Foreign Travelers wishing to enter Nigeria for onward destination outside the country.

Requirements
Passport valid for at least 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.
Evidence of sufficient funds
Evidence of Hotel Reservation.

Validity
7 days Maximum period of stay.

Caution: Note that this Visa is not valid for employment.

Fees See table of fees https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/

Timeline
2 – 3 working days from receipt of application.

Procedures Step 1: Apply online. Complete the online visa application on https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/ and print completed form.
Step 2: Pay online https://portal.immigration.gov.ng and print payment receipt.
Step 3: Affix 2 passport sized (35/40mm) passport photographs with white background.
Step 4: Proceed with the completed form to OIS Services Suite 204, 918 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell, GA 30076 (Tel: +1 678 514 3263) for submission with attached requirements and biometrics.

Note: Applicant may be invited for interview if necessary.