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

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

iVisa | Updated on Feb 04, 2021

Venezuelan citizens who are traveling to Nigeria for business are expected to adhere to the visa regulations that the Nigerian Immigration Services have set in place. According to the guidelines, you will need to obtain a business e-visa on arrival.


The application for the business e-visa on arrival must be approved prior to your arrival. You can start the application by clicking here. You can find more information about the application below in the Frequently Asked Questions section.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What Is an e-Visa on Arrival?

An e-visa on arrival is a visa offered by the Nigerian Immigration Services to Venezuelan citizens who are traveling for business. This e-visa requires that you arrive with a pre-approved application.

What Documents Do I Need for the Application?

The business e-visa on arrival application will require:

  • 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

Please be advised that an approved application does not guarantee entry.

What Documents Do I Need with Me in Nigeria?

When you arrive at the port of entry in Nigeria, you will need to verify your approved e-visa on arrival application. To do this, you will need to present 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 be required at ports of entry.

What is a Visa Approval Letter?

A visa approval letter is an official document issued to applicants whose visa on arrival applications are approved. This will allow you to receive your business visa on arrival when you arrive in Nigeria. This document provides verification that your application for a business e-visa on arrival was approved prior to your arrival.

When Will My Application Be Processed?

IVisa has three different processing speeds that Venezuelan citizens applying for a business e-visa on arrival can choose from:

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

How Much Do Business e-Visas on Arrival cost?

The price of your e-visa on arrival will be determined by the processing speed you choose for your application. Each price includes the cost of processing fees.

  • Standard: USD 210.00
  • Rush: USD 235.00
  • Super Rush: USD 260.00

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

Venezuelan citizens with an approved Nigerian business e-visa on arrival are allowed Single Entry.

When Will My Business e-Visa on Arrival Expire?

Venezuelan 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. Citizens of Venezuela must use their business e-visa on arrival within 14 days of it being issued.

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