If you are a resident of an African country (except ECOWAS-member countries), you have access to the Nigerian Tourist e-Visa program. Citizens of Sao Tome & Principe are allowed to apply in advance online for this visa, and you will receive it once you show specific documents at your port of entry.
The Nigerian Tourist e-Visa program is limited to certain African countries only. And it can only be used for tourism purposes, not for business, school, humanitarian work, or permanent residence.
Questions & Answers | The Tourist e-Visa for Nigeria
What is the processing time for the Nigerian Tourist e-Visa application?
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.
What is the total cost of getting an e-Visa for Nigeria?
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 200.00.
- For Rush, the total amount is USD 230.00.
- And if you choose Super Rush, the total cost is USD 260.00.
How many times am I allowed to enter Nigeria with a 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.
Nigerian e-Visa Expiration Date
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.
Maximum Stay Time in Nigeria with the Tourist e-Visa
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.
Can I use the Tourist e-Visa for Nigeria for any other purposes except for tourism?
This e-Visa is designed for tourism only. You will not be able to work or live in Nigeria for a long period of time.
Nigeria e-Visa Information
It’s a good idea to get all of your documents before you apply for your Nigerian Tourist e-Visa as it will make it faster for you to finish. At a 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.
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Nigerian Tourist e-Visa Application for Sao Tome & Principe Citizens
Going to Nigeria should not be difficult if you live in Africa. The e-Visa is the easiest way to travel into Nigeria and to get through customs. That’s why we are happy to offer the program so you can apply from anywhere as long as you have internet access and a smart device.
Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you for using iVisa and have a safe trip to Nigeria.