When you are traveling for business, it is important to know the guidelines of your destination country. Citizens of Zambia traveling to Nigeria for business purposes will need to obtain a business e-visa on arrival.
You can start the application for a business e-visa on arrival by clicking here. Looking for more information? Look below! We’ve gathered up the most frequently asked questions for you to reference. Happy travels!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What Is an e-Visa on Arrival?
An e-visa on arrival is a visa offered for short-term visits to Nigeria. The e-visa on arrival is available for Zambian citizens to apply for.
What Documentation Do I Need for the Application?
The business e-visa on arrival application requires several documents that are essential to the application process. You can submit these documents by scanning them in and uploading them to your application.
- 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 Documentation Do I Need with Me in Nigeria?
At the port of entry, you will receive your visa to enter the country. In order to do this, you will need to have the following with you:
- 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 be asked to give biometrics at the port of entry.
What is a Visa Approval Letter?
A visa approval letter is documentation that your business visa on arrival application is approved. This documentation is especially important at the port of entry.
When Will My Application Be Processed?
The business e-visa on arrival application can be processed in one of three different speeds: standard, rush, and super rush. All three options are available for citizens of Zambia.
- Standard: 7 days
- Rush: 5 days
- Super Rush: 4 days
How Much Do Business e-Visas on Arrival cost?
The cost of your e-visa on arrival will depend on which processing speed you decide to use to submit your application. We’ve listed the prices of each speed below for you:
- Standard: USD 156.00
- Rush: USD 186.00
- Super Rush: USD 216.00
Please note that the cost of each processing speed includes the price of the visa and processing fees.
Does the Nigeria Business e-Visa on Arrival Allow Multiple Entry?
Citizens of Zambia who are approved for the business e-visa on arrival are allowed Single Entry.
When Will My Business e-Visa on Arrival Expire?
Citizens of Zambia will have a Nigeria business e-visa on arrival that expires 30 days after arrival. You must have a valid visa to enter the country; expired visas are not accepted.
How Long Can I Stay in Nigeria with a Business e-Visa on Arrival?
Your business e-visa on arrival will allow you a maximum stay of 30 days Per Entry. Please do not stay past this allotted time frame.