Nigerian Business Visa Cost

Nigerian Business Visa Cost

iVisa | Updated on Jan 08, 2021

The price of a Nigerian business visa is dependent on several factors. These factors include which country you are from, which processing speed you choose, and which visa type you choose. If you are applying for a Business e-visa on arrival, the available pricing and processing speeds are as follows:

  • Standard: 6 days Price: USD 210.00
  • Rush: 4 days Price: USD 235.00
  • Super Rush: 2 days Price: USD 260.00


To begin the application process, please click here. For business visas, most travelers have the option of applying for a regular business visa or for a business visa on arrival. Business visas may be used for a variety of reasons including meetings, conferences, seminars, contract negotiations, marketing, sales, purchase distribution of Nigerian goods, trade fairs, job interviews, training of Nigerians (humanitarian services), emergency/relief work, crew members, staff of NGOs, staff of INGOs, researchers, and musical concerts. Per Nigeria’s visa guidelines, you are not allowed to use the business visa or the business visa on arrival for residency or employment purposes.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Documentation am I required to submit with my application?

In order to submit a completed application for a Nigerian business visa, you will be asked for the following documentation when you filling out the application:

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages for endorsement.
  • Two (2) recent passport sized (35/40mm) photograph.
  • Return ticket.
  • Evidence of sufficient funds to sustain your stay in Nigeria.
  • Evidence of Hotel Reservation/host address in Nigeria.

Please note that you may be asked for an interview.

The business e-visa on arrival application requires a little more documentation than the business visa application:

  • 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

Who Can Apply for a Business Visa?

Almost everyone can apply for a Nigerian business visa. However, citizens of countries that are on the ban list are ineligible and ECOWAS Nationals do not need to obtain a business visa. It is important to note that people from countries where there is not a Nigerian embassy are generally required to apply for the business visa on arrival.

How Many Times Can I Enter Nigeria with a Business Visa?

Business visas and visas on arrival for Nigeria allow Single Entry.

How Long Can I Stay in Nigeria with a Business Visa?

Business visas allow travelers to stay in Nigeria for a maximum of 90 days. Visas on arrival allow travelers to stay in Nigeria for a maximum of 30 days Per Entry. Visas on arrival expire 14 days after issued.

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