Many African nationals have access to the new Nigerian Tourist e-Visa on Arrival program. Citizens of Tanzania will be able to apply online in advance for the visa to get into Nigeria. This makes it a lot faster and easier for you.
The Nigerian Tourist e-Visa program is restricted to specific 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
When should I apply for my e-Visa for Nigeria?
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.
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 179.00.
- For Rush, the total amount is USD 209.00.
- And, if you choose Super Rush, the total cost is USD 239.00.
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.
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.
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 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!
Nigerian Tourist e-Visa Application for Tanzania Citizens
No longer do you have to wait to get a visa on arrival for Nigeria. Instead, apply for the e-Visa on Arrival and skip the line at the airport once you get there. Be sure to follow the remaining rules and requirements so you have no issues.
If you need further assistance, please reach out to our customer service agents for more information and help.