Visa application / entry requirements: Nigeria

AUTHORITY

SERVISUM Berlin

all German States, independent of residence


Every applicant who needs a visa for Nigeria for the first time has to apply for it in person.

Since 6 May 2019, visa applications can no longer be submitted directly through the Embassy. All citizen who require their first nigerian visa must contact the Visa Application Center (VFS Global) and schedule an appointment to submit an application. (see)

NIGERIA VISA APPLICATION CENTER

Thebez Global Resources Limited / VFS
c/o Regus Berlin
Potsdamer Platz 10
Haus 2, Zimmer 516
10785 Berlin
online: http://thebezglobalresourcesltd.com/nigeria/germany/


If you already had a visa for Nigeria in the past, SERVISUM can handle the future applications for you.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VISA CATEGORIES

  • visa application form 
    filled in online via https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/visa/freshVisa

  • payment confirmation
    of the paid visa fee

  • passport
    original, at least valid for 6 months after the journey

    NEW
  • letter of authorization
    to a SERVISUM staff member, use this form
  • two passport pictures
    original, biometric, photo requirements

  • yellow fever vaccination
    e.g. copy of vaccination certificate

  • proof of entry and exit
    e.g. flight ticket

  • hotel reservation

  • financial statement 
    payslip of the last 3 months or current bank statement

FOR TOURIST VISA

in addition to minimum requirements above -> see also here

  • letter of invitation 
    from a Nigerian host with a copy of their ID card or passport

FOR BUSINESS VISA

in addition to minimum requirements above -> see also here

  • letter of invitation 
    from the company in Nigeria

  • certificate of incorporation 
    of the inviting company

  • company letter 
    from the employer in Germany (sample)

FOR TEMPORARY WORK VISA

in addition to minimum requirements above -> see also here

  • letter of invitation 
    from the company in Nigeria

  • certificate of incorporation
    of the inviting company

  • company letter
    from the employer in German (sample)

  • temporary work permit

  • CAC 2 & 7
    statement of the authorised share capital and return on allotment of shares

HANDLING TIME (nlow)
minimum one week 


Website of the embassy: https://nigeriaembassygermany.org/



Please attach the SERVISUM-Order Form to your assignment for regular visa.

 
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