Latest Visa Requirements for Nigerian Citizens

Visa Requirements for Nigerian Citizens

According to Wikipedia, the visa requirements for Nigerian citizens are administrative restrictions imposed by other countries on citizens of Nigeria before they are allowed access to such countries. Visa requirement for citizens of Nigeria differ from one country to another.

apply-for-us-american-visa-in-nigeriaWe listed in one of our previous posts, an updated visa free countries for Nigerian passport holders, be aware that the Nigerian passport was ranked 92nd in the world as of February 2016 according to the Visa Restriction Index. Nigerian citizens had the opportunity to travel visa-free or visa on arrival access to 45 countries and territories.

The free-visa given by this countries have some restrictions depending on the reason of your travel. Some countries mandated that Nigerians coming in as tourists would have free access into their countries without visa, while Nigerian with other reasons aside from tourism would have to provide work permit or visa which still depends on the reason of visit.

For the records, we shall list countries that are visa free to Nigerian passport holders and those that are not

Visa Free Countries for Nigerians

  • Barbados
  • Benin republic
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Chad
  • Cote d’Ivore
  • Dominica
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Micronesia
  • Niger
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
  • Vanuatu
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Countries that allow Visa on arrival for Nigerians

  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • Comoros
  • Djibouti
  • Iran
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Nicaragua
  • Lalau
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania
  • Tomor-Leste
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda

Countries that require Visa to gain access

The full list of countries that require visa application before you gain access into their territories for Nigerians can be seen here.


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