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Nigeria visa information

If you are not a Nigerian national, you'll usually need a Nigerian visa to visit the country.

With its rich blend of beaches, forest and the mighty Niger river, Nigeria is at the forefront of African growth.

To visit the country, you’ll usually need a visa – Nigeria has entry requirements that differ depending on your nationality and the reason for your visit. But not to worry – we’ve partnered with VisaCentral to make the process of applying for your Nigerian visa as easy as possible.

Passport validity

  • Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Nigeria.
  • Please note - This guidance is for UK passport holders only. Passengers from other countries should check with the necessary Government department for travel information.

How to apply for your Nigerian Visa

Visa Central

We've partnered with VisaCentral, the global visa and passport experts, where for a fee they will apply for your Visa on your behalf. Earn 2 Flying Club miles for every £1 you spend.

You can also apply for your visa through the Nigerian embassy in London:

Nigeria High Commission

Tel: 020 7839 1244

Opening hours

Mon - Fri: 10:00 - 12:00

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