Citizens of the United Kingdom who intend to travel to Nigeria for business purposes now have the option of getting a business e-visa on arrival. The business e-visa on arrival is granted for a period not to exceed 30 days and must be used within 14 days of being issued.
Below is a list of frequently asked questions and their answers to help you through the application process. 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 a short-term visa issued by the Nigerian Immigration Services department for business purposes only. These visas are considered to be official travel documents. E-visas are issued at the port of entry and must be approved prior to the traveler’s arrival.
What Are the Documents that Citizens of United Kingdom Need to Upload for the e-Visa on Arrival Application?
Citizens of the United Kingdom will be prompted to upload images of the following documents when filling out the application 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
At the Port of Entry, What Will I Need to Have With Me?
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 Additionally, you will be required to submit biometrics.
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 Kingdom:
- Standard: 7 days
- Rush: 5 days
- Super Rush: 4 days
How Much Does the Business e-Visa on Arrival Cost for Citizens of the United Kingdom?
The price of your e-visa depends on the processing speed you choose. The price listed for each speed below includes the cost of processing fees.
- Standard: USD 294.00
- Rush: USD 324.00
- Super Rush: USD 354.00
How Many Times Can I Enter the Country with My Business e-Visa on Arrival?
Citizens who possess an approved 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 30 days after arrival. Please note that expired visas are not considered valid for travel to Nigeria. If your visa has expired, you will be required to apply and be approved for a new one before being considered for entry into the country.
What Is the Maximum Stay Allowed for UK Citizens with a Business e-Visa on Arrival?
Your business e-visa on arrival application allows a max stay of 30 days Per Entry.