Visas

Short Visit Visa (SVV)

Allows travelers to visit Nigeria for a period not exceeding three months for the purpose of visit, tourism, business meeting, conferences, seminar, contract negotiation, marketing, sales purchase, distribution of Nigeria goods, Trade fairs, Interview, sports, entertainment, study tour, academic exchange program, humanitarian services, relief/emergency works and temporary work permit.

Temporary Residence Visa (TRV)

TRV allow individuals reside in Nigeria for a period not exceeding two years, subject to renewal, for the purpose of employment, establishment, schooling, internship, accompanying employed migrants, or students or diplomats as dependents

Permanent Residence Visa (PRV)

This visa permit certain class of individuals to obtain permanent residence status in Nigeria. These individuals include spouses of Nigerian citizens, Nigerians by birth who renounced Nigeria citizenship, and their spouses; as well as investors who import an annual minimum threshold of capital as may be specified, highly skilled individuals as well as some categories of retirees

Short Visit Visa
Temporary Residence Visa
Permanent Residence Visa
Code Description
F2A Diplomatic Visa (Non Accredited)
F3A Transit without visa
F3B Transit Visa
F4B Business – Single Entry
F4C Business – Frequently travelled business executive
F2A Diplomatic Visa (Non Accredited)
F3A Transit without visa
F3B Transit Visa
F4B Business – Single Entry
F4C Business – Frequently travelled business executive
F5A Tourism Visa
F6A Visiting Visa – Single Entry
F6B Visiting Visa – Multiple Entry
F7A Journalist Visa
F7B Cleric Visa
F7C Medical Tourism Visa
F7D Religious Tourism Visa
F7E Sports Visa
F7F Artists | Entertainer | Musician Visa
F7G Study Tour Visa
F7H Academic Exchange Programme (Student, Scholar, Lecturer) Visa
F7I International Cultural Exchange Visa
F7J Humanitarian Visa
F7K Emergency | Relief Work Visa
F7L Staff of INGO
F7M Staff of NGO
F8A Temporary Work Permit Visa
F9A Returning holders of other National Passports who are Nigerians by birth

 

 

Code Visa Description
R11 Temporary Work  (6 months)
R1 Accredited Diplomats, Accompanying Spouse & Dependants
R2 Employment Visa (Expatriate), Accompanying Spouse & Dependants
R3 Employment (Expatriate – Free Zone), Accompanying Spouse & Dependants
R4 Employment (Expatriate – Government Official), Accompanying Spouse & Dependants
R5 Employment Visa (Expatriate – INGO), Accompanying Spouse & Dependants
R6 Employment Visa (Cleric), Accompanying Spouse & Dependants
R7 Student & Accompanying Spouse
R8 Academic Exchange Programme & Accompanying Spouse
R9A Interns

 

Code Description
N1A Spouse of Nigerian Visa
N2A Nigerian by Birth who renounced Nigerian Citizen
N2B Spouse of holder N2A Visa
N3A Investor Visa (Small Enterprise)
N3B Investor Visa (Medium Enterprise)
N3C Investor Visa (Large Corporations)
N3D Investor visa (Ultra Large Corporations)
N3E Investor Visa (Oil / Gas/ Power Sector)
N4A Highly Skilled Immigrant
N5A Retirement Visa (retired in Nigeria)
N5B Retirement Visa (retired from Abroad)
N6A Accompanying Spouse of Permanent Resident
N6B Dependant (<18yrs) of Permanent Resident
N6C Dependant (18-65yrs) of Permanent Resident
N6D Dependant (>65yrs) of Permanent Resident