Nigeria Business e-Visa on Arrival (eVOA) for citizens of Uganda

Nigeria Business e-Visa on Arrival (eVOA) for citizens of Uganda

iVisa | Updated on Feb 04, 2021

Nigerian Immigration Services has started issuing business e-visas on arrival to citizens of Uganda for short business trips that do not exceed 30 days. The business e-visa on arrival is for business purposes only.


Nigerian Immigration Services issues business e-visas on arrival to citizens of Uganda if they are entering on qualifying business. If you are traveling to Nigeria on business, you should submit your business e-visa on arrival application at least 14 days before your departure to Nigeria. More information about the business e-visa on arrival can be found below. Ready to start the application? Click here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What Is an e-Visa on Arrival?

An e-visa on arrival is a type of visa that is obtained by putting in an application online prior to arriving in Nigeria. You will receive your visa when you arrive in Nigeria if your application is approved. If your application is not approved, you are not permitted to travel to Nigeria.

What Documents Do I Need for the Application?

The business e-visa on arrival application for Ugandan citizens will require the following documents:

  • Passport Photo (colored)
  • Introduction/Application Letter
  • Copy of Passport Data Page
  • Copy of Airline Return Ticket
  • Invitation Letter from Host Company
  • Corporate Affairs Commission Certificate from Host Company

What Documents Do I Need with Me in Nigeria?

Upon your arrival at a port of entry to Nigeria, you will be asked to show the following documents:

  • Visa Approval Letter, valid for 14 days from the date of issuance
  • Evidence of online payment
  • Valid Passport with minimum of six months validity
  • Valid return ticket Please note that biometrics will also be taken at port of entry before you enter the country.

What is a Visa Approval Letter?

A visa approval letter is a document that will allow you to obtain your business visa on arrival when you arrive at the point of entry for Nigeria. It is required for travel to Nigeria.

When Will My Application Be Processed?

IVisa lets you choose from three different processing speeds for Ugandan citizens applying for a business e-visa on arrival:

  • Standard: 6 days
  • Rush: 4 days
  • Super Rush: 2 days

How Much Do Business e-Visas on Arrival cost?

The price of a Business e-visa on arrival depends on the processing speed you choose. We’ve listed them below with their corresponding processing times.

  • Standard: USD 162.00
  • Rush: USD 187.00
  • Super Rush: USD 212.00

Does the Nigeria Business e-Visa on Arrival Allow Multiple Entry?

Ugandans with a valid Nigerian business e-visa on arrival are allowed Single Entry.

When Will My Business e-Visa on Arrival Expire?

Ugandan citizens will have a Nigeria Business e-visa on arrival that expires in 14 days after issued.

How Long Can I Stay in Nigeria with a Business e-Visa on Arrival?

Your business e-visa on arrival will allow you to stay in Nigeria for a maximum of 30 days Per Entry. You must use your visa within 14 days of it being issued.

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