This page describes the Nigeria visa procedures on the applicant's side and on the side of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). Before you explore these visa procedures, you should already be familiar with the basic requirements for each regular type of visa : Transit , Tourist , Business , TWP , STR and Official / Diplomatic Visa. Note that the procedures for e-Visa and Visa on Arrival (VoA) are different.
First confirm if you need a visa for your purpose. As stipulated in the latest Visa Policy, some passports indicated here can visit Nigeria for 30 to 90 days without a need for prior visa application. If you need a visa, then verify what type of visa is most suitable for your purpose. Details on the Visa Categories here.
Prepare all required documents for the particular visa you choose.
How the Nigerian Immigration Officers handle the application.
The above stages are determined by various factors
Note: If your Payment card does not work, it supposedly means the fraud prevention measures of our government are working. Do not worry. Contact the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) or its Third-Party Payment Gateway Contractor to register your card before the transaction, or to consult a credible Nigerian Visa Agent with already registered cards to complete the payment stage.