The Nigerian Tourist Visa | Processing Time

The Nigerian Tourist Visa | Processing Time

iVisa | Updated on Mar 13, 2020

The processing time for a Nigerian Tourist visa can be from 6 days to 2 days. You will select a processing speed before you submit your online application, so that will determine how long it takes for us to process your application.

Rarely will you receive one later than this time period unless there is an issue with your application after we review it.

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Questions & Answers | The Tourist e-Visa for Nigeria

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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.

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

Nigerian Tourist e-Visa Application | Processing and Application

We strive to process your application as quickly as possible. So be sure to fill out the online application form and we will get it to you as soon as possible. This will make getting ready for your tourist trip to Nigeria a lot easier.

We are here to help 24/7 so reach out to us with any questions you may still have remaining.

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