Under the Nigeria Visa Policy (NVP) 2020, the Electronic Visa allows applicants to expedite the visa process online by applying and uploading requirements electronically. The maximum of 90 day Short Visit e-Visa is subject to pre-approval through an Electronic Travel Authorisation Letter (eTAL) that should be printed out from the system before the arrival of the visa applicant in Nigeria.
To obtain an eTAL, decide on which of the obtainable eVisa types is most suitable for your purpose in Nigeria. Verify your eligibility for that visa type. Do a checklist of requirements for that visa. Get a computer with an internet connection and a modern browser, and then follow the instructions below.
Note: Not all nationalities qualify for all e-Visas and not all types of visas can be obtained through the e-Visa System. See applicable list below.
Not all visa types are obtainable through the eVisa System. Please see the applicable types below
No Entry. Maximum of 48 Hours within the Airport. Also obtainable on Arrival - Visa On Arrival (VoA)
Single/Multiple Entry Visa, requires at least $250,000 USD investment in Nigeria. Allows a maximum stay of 90 days for each entry. Also obtainable through the Nigerian Consular Missions and Visa On Arrival Program (VoA) which applies only to certain nationalities.
See also Short Visit Visas (SVVs) , Temporary Residence Visas (TRVs) , Permanent Residence Visas (PRVs) and the Visa Application Channels : Visa On Arrival , Nigerian Missions and Visa Application Centers .