Temporary Residence Visa (TRV)

Nigeria Temporary Residence Visa (TRV)

               



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In contrast with the SSVs and PRVs under the Nigeria Visa Policy 2020, the TRV is a category of 6 months to 2 years temporary visas suitable for applicants who wish to enter Nigeria for purpose requiring over 90 days. Students, workers, business people and people involved in medium-term projects lasting more than 90 days may be eligible for Temporary Residence Visa.

 

 

36 Temporary Residence Visas

The TRV category under the Visa Mandatory Policy has the widest range of thirty-six (36) visa classes including work permits, diplomatic visas and spouse/dependant visas ranging from 6 to 24 months and renewable in most cases.

 

  • R11 - Temporary Work Permit Visa:

    Non-renewable permit. Maximum of 180 days stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R1A - Accredited Diplomatic Visa:

    Renewable permit on gratis. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R1B - Spouse of Accredited Diplomatic Visa:

    Renewable permit on gratis. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R1C - Minor Dependant of Accredited Diplomatic Visa:

    Renewable permit on gratis. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R1D - Adult Dependant of Accredited Diplomatic Visa:

    Renewable permit on gratis. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R1E - Aged Dependant of Accredited Diplomatic Visa:

    Renewable permit on gratis. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R2A - Expatriate Employment Visa:

    Renewable work permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R2B - Spouse of Expatriate Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R2C - Minor Dependant of Expatriate Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Subject to quota. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R2D - Adult Dependant of Expatriate Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Subject to quota. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R2E - Aged Dependant of Expatriate Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Subject to quota. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R3A - Free Zone Expatriate Employment Visa:

    Renewable work permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R3B - Spouse of Free Zone Expatriate Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R3C - Minor Dependant of Free Zone Expatriate Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Subject to quota. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R3D - Adult Dependant of Free Zone Expatriate Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Subject to quota. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R3E - Aged Dependant of Free Zone Expatriate Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Subject to quota. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R4A - Government Expatriate Employment Visa:

    Renewable work permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R4B - Spouse of Government Expatriate Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R4C - Minor Dependant of Government Expatriate Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R4D - Adult Dependant of Government Expatriate Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R4E - Aged Dependant of Government Expatriate Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R5A - International NGO Employment Visa:

    Renewable work permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R5B - Spouse of INGO Employment Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R5C - Minor Dependant of INGO Employment Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R5D - Adult Dependant of INGO Employment Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R5E - Aged Dependant of INGO Employment Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R6A - Cleric Employment Visa:

    Renewable work permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R6B - Spouse of Cleric Employment Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R6C - Minor Dependant of Cleric Employment Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R6D - Adult Dependant of Cleric Employment Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R6E - Aged Dependant of Cleric Employment Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R7A - Student Visa:

    Renewable study permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R7B - Spouse of Student Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R8A - Academic Exchange Programme (AEP) Visa:

    Renewable study permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R8B - Spouse of AEP Visa:

    Renewable residence permit. Two (2) years stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


  • R9A - Intern Visa:

    Renewable intern permit. one (1) year stay. Obtainable only through Nigerian Consular Missions.


 

See also Visa CategoriesShort Visit Visas (SVVs) , Permanent Residence Visas (PRVs) , Visa Instructions , Visa Fees and the Visa Application Channels : eVisa System , Visa On Arrival , Nigerian Missions and Visa Application Centers