Good news. Citizens of Somalia have the opportunity to apply in advance for a visa on arrival. You can accomplish this by applying online for the e-Visa on Arrival. This makes it easier for you to get into Nigeria with less trouble.
To do so, apply online for the e-Visa on Arrival. Then, we will send it to you via email. Once you arrive in Nigeria, you can then go to the Visa on Arrival area and quickly have everything processed to get in the country.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | The Tourist e-Visa on Arrival for Nigeria
What type of information do I need to supply to get the Tourist e-Visa for Nigeria?
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 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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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!
Can I use the Tourist e-Visa for Nigeria for any other purposes except for tourism?
No. This e-Visa is specifically designed for tourism and visiting Nigeria. You will not be allowed to work or live in Nigeria for an extended period with this visa. It is a temporary, one time use visa.
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.
What is the maximum amount of time I can stay 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.
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 152.00.
- For Rush, the total amount is USD 182.00.
- And, if you choose Super Rush, the total cost is USD 212.00.
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.
When does the Nigerian e-Visa expire?
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 on Arrival Application for Somalian Citizens
Somalian residents can now apply online for the tourist e-Visa for Nigeria. No matter where you are in the world, it is a wonderful way to save time and effort. It keeps you from having to go to the consulate or embassy, which can be a great advantage when trying to get your travel documents for any international trip.
We’ve helped thousands of tourists successfully enter foreign countries legally. Let us help you be the next one.