Nigerian Visas

Please read the following information carefully and follow the instructions for requirements, any discrepancies in the information/documents required to process your application will experience delay and possible rejection by the Nigerian Consulate.  Should you require any assistance at any stage of the preparation of the visa application, please call 020 7397 3342 or email info@direct-visas.co.uk

 

Biometric Procedure

The Embassy of Nigeria requires that all individuals applying for a Nigeria visa in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland provide biometric data,  as part of the visa application process.

Applicants will be required to appear in person at the Visa Application Centre in London. The only exceptions to this rule are applicants under the age of 5 years and those holding a diplomatic passport

It is now even more imperative that the application, supporting documents and payment be in complete conformance to consular requirements so as to avoid the potential rejection and avoid subsequent visits, costs and inconvenience. Direct Visas offers a fully comprehensive service to ensure documents are correctly checked and verified prior to the application being submitted to the Visa Application Centre.

Direct Visas will provide the following:

  • Provision of application forms, requirements and instructions on how to obtain your necessary visa
  • Quality checking of your application and supporting materials to ensure it is complete, and minimising the risk of refusal at the Embassy
  • Provision of the compulsory appointment for your documents to be submitted to the Visa Application Centre
  • Meet and Greet at the Visa Application Centre to support the collection of your biometric data and assistance with payment for their fees.
  • Collection of the completed passport and visa and secure delivery back to the applicant

 

Please note that the following information is for UK passport holders, The Nigerian Consulate do have different requirements for other nationals.  Please call or email for the extra requirements, where applicable.

 

Business

  • Valid passport for six months upon exit
  • Two adjacent clear pages in passport
  • Two recent passport photographs, signed by applicant on the back
  • One application form, completed online Click Here
  • Printed copy of application form
  • Visa Acknowledgment Slip
  • Visa Payment Slip
  • Original UK company letter
  • Invitation letter from company in Nigeria

 

STR

  • Valid passport for six months upon exit
  • Two clear pages in passport
  • Four recent passport photographs, signed by applicant on the back
  • Application form, completed online Click Here
  • Four printed copies of application form
  • Visa Acknowledgment and Payment Slips (refer below)
  • Approved Expatriate Quota
  • Offer of employment letter
  • Acceptance of offer of appointment letter
  • Original curriculum vitae (resumé)
  • Original professional certificate(s) or credentials
  • Invitation letter from company in Nigeria (refer below)
  • Proof of travel (flight tickets)
  • FOUR PHOTOCOPIES OF ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED ABOVE

 

TWP

  • Valid passport for six months upon exit
  • Two adjacent clear pages in passport
  • Two recent passport photographs, signed by applicant on the back
  • One application form, completed online Click Here
  • Printed copy of application form
  • Visa Acknowledgment Slip
  • Visa Payment Slip
  • Approved cablegram
  • UK company letter

 

Centre Processing Fee

Processing Centre Fee, 5-day service, exc VAT   £69.00

Processing Centre Fee, 1-day service, exc VAT   £100.00

Processing Centre Fee (STR) 5-day service, exc VAT   £150.00

Processing Centre Fee (STR) 8-day service, exc VAT   £100.00

Processing Centre Fee (TWP) 5-day service, exc VAT   £100.00

Processing Centre Fee (TWP) 1-day service, exc VAT   £150.00

Services Fee

8 working days, plus Processing Centre Fee   £56.25

1 working days, plus Processing Centre Fee   £112.50

+ Our handling fee £120.00