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Nigerian visa information

Find out about Nigeria's visa requirements, and how to apply.

This page is for people visiting Nigeria who might need a visa to enter the country.

For information about visas for some of our other destinations, visit our Visa and entry requirements page.

If you are not a Nigerian national, you'll usually need a visa to visit the country. Entry requirements differ, depending on your nationality and the reason for your visit.

To find out more about the entry requirements into Nigeria, please contact the Nigeria High Commission.

Apply for a Nigerian visa

Visa Central

If you need a Nigerian visa, we can help. We've partnered with VisaCentral, the global visa and passport experts, where for a fee they will apply for your visa on your behalf. And if you're a Flying Club member, you'll also earn two miles for every £1 you spend.​

You can also apply for your visa through the Nigeria High Commission in London:

Nigeria High Commission

Tel: 020 7839 1244

Opening hours

Mon - Fri: 10:00 - 12:00


Information for UK passport holders

If you are a UK passport holder visiting Nigeria, your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from your date of entry into Nigeria.

This guidance is for UK passport holders only. Passengers from other countries should check with the necessary Government department in their country of residence for travel information.