Nigeria Business e-Visa on Arrival (eVOA) for citizens of United Arab Emirates

Nigeria Business e-Visa on Arrival (eVOA) for citizens of United Arab Emirates

iVisa | Updated on Feb 04, 2021

Business travelers who are citizens of the United Arab Emirates traveling to Nigeria will need to apply for a business e-visa on arrival. This e-visa is specific to business travel and is offered for a maximum of 30 days.


Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions section below to view more information about the application process, the application requirements, and more. Ready to apply? You can start your application by clicking here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What Is an e-Visa on Arrival?

An e-visa on arrival is an official travel document that is issued to people for various reasons, including for citizens of countries that do not have Nigerian embassies. The business e-visa on arrival is intended for business purposes only and may not be used to obtain residency.

**What Documents Do Citizens of United Arab Emirates Need to Present During the Application Process?

United Arab Emirate citizens will need to scan in the following documents when applying for the business e-visa on arrival:

  • 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

Are There Any Documents I Will Be Required to Present at the Port of Entry?

Yes. As a citizen of United Arab Emirates, you will be asked to present the following documents at the port of entry to Nigeria:

  • 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 You will also have to give biometrics at the port of entry.

How Long Does It Take for My Application to Process?

The business e-visa on arrival is offered in three different processing speeds for citizens of the United Arab Emirates.

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

What Are the Different Costs for Each of the Processing Speeds?

When you are applying for your business e-visa on arrival, you will be given the option to choose from three different speeds: standard, rush, and super rush. Each speed has a different price associated with it. The prices listed below for each processing speed include all fees that are associated with the online process.

  • Standard: USD 310.00
  • Rush: USD 335.00
  • Super Rush: USD 360.00

How Many Times Can I Enter the Country with My Business e-Visa on Arrival?

Citizens of the United Arab Emirates with a valid business e-visa on arrival application will have Single Entry.

When Does My Nigerian Business e-Visa on Arrival Expire?

Your Nigeria Business e-Visa on Arrival will expire in 14 days after issued. You may not stay after your visa has expired. Any expired e-visas are considered invalid and you will need to apply for a new one in order to travel to Nigeria.

What Is the Max Stay Allowed with a Business e-Visa on Arrival?

Your business e-visa on arrival application allows a max stay of 30 days Per Entry.

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