Going to Nigeria from other parts of Africa should not be difficult. That’s why the Nigerian government began to allow citizens of Malawi to apply online for what is known as a Tourist e-Visa on Arrival.
This e-Visa on Arrival is a digital visa authorization that allows you to go to Nigeria without having to get authorization in-person from a consulate or embassy. Our company representatives are trained to work with governments around the world to get your visa so you don’t have to worry about it.
Questions & Answers | The Tourist e-Visa for Nigeria
Final Entry Authorization
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services makes the final decision on whether or not a foreign citizen is allowed to enter Nigeria. If you are not able to fulfill their immigration and travel requirements or if your presence in the country would pose a security risk, then you may be denied entry.
When to Apply
It is recommended to apply for your e-Visa at least 14 business days from your expected arrival date.
If you want to fill it out earlier, that is okay. We will queue your application and process it within the correct timeframe.
Travel Reason: Only Tourism Allowed
The Nigerian e-Visa is a tourist visa that you receive when you arrive in the country. This means you cannot use it for work, school, or any other reason besides tourism.
e-Visa Application Processing Times
You will need to choose a processing speed when completing your online application for your e-Visa.
At iVisa, we give you three distinct processing options so you can choose how fast you want to receive your Tourist e-Visa for Nigeria:
- Standard can take up to 6 days to process your application.
- Rush can take up to 4 days to process your application.
- Super Rush can take up to 2 days to process your application.
Total Prices for a Nigerian Tourist e-Visa
The total cost of your Nigerian Tourist e-Visa includes the cost of the visa itself and the processing speed cost you will acquire.
- If you choose Standard, the total price of the visa is USD 189.00.
- For Rush, the total amount is USD 219.00.
- And, if you choose Super Rush, the total cost is USD 249.00.
Required Documents for Application and Entry
It is best to get all of your required documents together before applying for your Nigerian Tourist e-Visa as it will make it faster for you to finish. At minimum, you will need to supply:
Passport Personal Details Scan Cover Letter Invitation Letter Airline Confirmation Applicant Photo
Passport Personal Details Scan
Your return ticket will need to show you are leaving Nigeria before the expiration date on your e-Visa. Your passport will need to have at least 6 months of validity left from the day you plan to arrive in Nigeria.
When you arrive in Nigeria, you will have to present your Arrival Approval Letter and your passport as well as your departure ticket showing your plan to leave Nigeria. Present these documents at the “Visa on Arrival” area at your port of entry, and you will be issued your Visa on Arrival. It’s simple!
Entry Limits for a Nigerian Tourist e-Visa
Each type of e-Visa has a limit on how many times you can enter the destination country.
In this case, when you purchase a Tourist e-Visa for Nigeria, you will be allowed Single Entry.
Maximum Amount of Days for Travel
The maximum amount of time you can stay in Nigeria with an e-Visa is 30 days Per Entry.
This means that you will need a departure ticket showing you are leaving Nigeria on or before the last day of the maximum time you are allowed.
When you purchase an e-Visa, it will have a “Date of Issuance.” The Date of Issuance is the last day you are legally allowed to use your visa to enter Nigeria.
For the Nigerian Tourist e-Visa, it will expire 14 days after issued.
Nigerian Tourist e-Visa Application for Malawi Citizens
Nigeria is an awesome country to visit for tourism. So, whenever you are ready to plan your trip, you can fill out the visa form online. Don’t worry about having to go to the consulate or embassy since you can do this process from your computer.
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