Visas and Immigration Permits

Placed here are types of Nigeria visas, local immigration permits types for foreigners, requirements, help topics, forms and places to get it in Nigeria or abroad.

How To Apply For A Nigerian Business Visa

Nigeria is among the countries that are largely into local and international business, cities like Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano, and others are the domain of most of these local and international businesses; Nigerian visa has...

How An Alien Can Apply For A Nigerian Free Zone Permit

Free Zone Permit is approval issued to companies or individuals to operate within a defined territory in the process of transacting their businesses; it is a license issued to the alien(s), public or private organizations specifying...

How A Non- Governmental Organization Can Apply For A Stay In Nigeria

Non-governmental organizations are institutions established by private individuals or corporate organizations not owned by the Nigerian government.  Most non-governmental organizations that are in Nigeria were established by foreigners who came to Nigeria to help in one...

How To Apply For A Stay Permit For Nigerian Wives

Aliens (women) married to Nigerians (men) obtain permit showing that they have naturalized in the country. Such permit qualifies them to participate in anything other citizens are doing including to vote or be voted for in...

How To Apply For ECOWAS Permits In Nigeria

What is ECOWAS permit? ECOWAS permit is an approval given by countries under Economic Community of West African State to citizens of other countries to come into any country within ECOWAS sub-region for a defined period of...

How To Apply For Nigerian Temporary Work Permit Visa

Temporary work permit visa is a permit issued to foreigners empowering them to work in another country for a given period of time, it is an interim visa issued to travelers leaving their residential country to...

How To Apply For Nigerian Tourist Visa

The world is gradually giving preference to natural things than artificial; this is evidenced in the number of people who patronize tourist centres in various places in the world, and Nigeria isn’t left out either when...

How To Apply For Nigeria Transit Visa and Entry Permit

Nigeria like other countries of the world has means of regulating the movement of people in and outside her states and cities; this is done by providing categories of transit visa or entry permits issued to...

How To Apply For Nigerian Diplomatic Visa

In Nigeria and other parts of the world, visas are categorized according to its purpose, this entails that Visa for business is quite different from that of tourism, diplomatic visa or temporary working permit. It is unlawful to use...

How To Apply For Nigerian Residents Permit And Aliens Card

Resident permit and alien card is a government approval authorizing a foreigner to reside in a country such as Nigeria for a particular period of time; this permit that authenticates and empowers immigrants to live in...

How To Obtain ECOWAS Passport In Nigeria

ECOWAS passport is a traveling document unanimously adopted by Economic Community of West African States in their efforts to promote the interstate integration of member state. This does not mean that ECOWAS as a body does issue...

How To Obtain Or Renew A Nigerian Expatriate Quota

What is an expatriate quota? An expatriate quota is a form of government gate-keeping in international trade that emphasizes on the financial value of goods imported in the country within a particular period. In Nigeria, there are certain...

How To Obtain ECOWAS Travel Certificate In Nigeria

ECOWAS travel certificate is simply a permit that allows citizens of member states to travel to any of the countries in ECOWAS sub-region without interruption. Nigeria is a member state of Economic Community of West African States...

How To Apply For Nigeria Subject To Regularizations (STR) Visa

Subject to regularization visa is a kind of permit given to expatriates seeking to live and work in Nigeria or other countries for a particular period of time. This type of visa is issued to foreigners intending...

How To Regularize Foreign Students Permit In Nigeria

It is no doubt a reality that there are lots of foreigners schooling in Nigeria; these foreign students did not just enter Nigeria to school; they must have obtained their entry permit /visa through Nigeria embassy...

How To Renew A Diplomatic Stay Visa In Nigeria

Nigeria like other countries of the world does issue a diplomatic stay visa to allow diplomats living in the country perform their lawful duties without any form of interference. Diplomats are government representatives on official duty in...

How To Renew A Government Official Stay In Nigeria

Just like other countries of the world, Nigeria accepts expatriates coming into her country especially government officials on a defined mission; such government official and other expatriates in Nigeria obtain and renew their stay from time...

How To Apply For Nigeria Re-Entry Visa

Re-entry visa is a permit issued to travelers who have resided up to two years in Nigeria or any country without securing a resident visa. This is a type of visa that establishes that one doesn’t intend...

How To Apply For A Schengen Visa From Nigeria

European Schengen visa is the appropriate travel visa or rather an official visa that could be obtained from the Schengen 26 European countries consulate missions that is in charge of the Schengen Area where you are travelling...