VISA PROCESSING

SUBMISSIONS OF VISA APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN MOVED FROM NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION TO ONLINE INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS (OIS) LOCATED IN 56-57 FLEET STREET LONDON EC4Y 1JU. PLEASE NOTE THAT VISA APPLICANTS ARE NO LONGER REQUIRE TO PAY PROCESSING FEE TO THE NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION, HOWEVER COMMISSION MAY BE CHARGED BY OIS SERVICES LIMITED FOR SERVICES RENDERED. FOR ALL VISA INFORMATION, Click here

VISITING NIGERIA

  • Immigration: Citizens of Economic of West African States (ECOWAS) do not require entry permits into Nigeria. All visitors not exempted from entry permits are advised to apply and obtain appropriate visas from the nearest Nigerian Mission - Embassy, High Commission or Consulate before entry into Nigeria as visas cannot be issued at the port of entry. Early application is advisable to avoid delay.
  • Vaccination: Health authorities recommend vaccination against cholera and yellow fever from all visitors. Anti-malaria prophylactic is also recommended.
  • Export of Antiquities: No art treasure may be taken out of the country without written approval from the appropriate Nigerian authorities. This approval must come from the Department of Antiquities, National Museum, Lagos, or Jos. The law prohibiting the export of all forms of antiquity, including all ritual art objects even of contemporary make, is strictly enforced.
  • Business Hours: Government offices in Nigeria are open from 7.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Monday through Friday, while commercial houses are open from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Most Offices are closed on Saturdays and Sundays, but many shops are open on Saturdays and some banks open on Saturdays as well.

GUIDELINES FOR DEPARTURE FROM UK AND ARRIVAL IN NIGERIA WITH NEW PROCEDURES FOR BIOMETRIC CAPTURING IN UK

NEW PROCEDURE FOR DEALING WITH BACKLOG OF PASSPORT PROCESSING

   The Nigeria High Commission wishes to inform that due to the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nigeria High Commission has put in place new procedures to deal with issues arising from backlog of appointments for biometric capturing and collection of Nigerian passports. Click here for details

   All applicants are urged not to use the App (myVisit) for their appointment as its no longer valid for appointment booking.

NOTICE FOR THE NEXT EVACUATION FLIGHT UPDATE

   Further to the notice of 26thJune, 2020 from the High Commission, all prospective evacuees are to note that the Air Peace flight scheduled for 13th July, 2020 is now fully booked and seats are no longer available. Read more...

NOTICE FOR THE NEXT EVACUATION FLIGHT
   Following the conclusion of arrangements for the 28th June, 2020 flight, the High Commission has commence arrangements with Air Peace Airlines for another flight to Abuja and Lagos on 13th July, 2020. Read more...

PRESIDENTIAL TASKFORCE ON COVID-19 REVISED QUARANTINE PROTOCOL

   The Nigeria High Commission wishes to bring to the attention of the general public that the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has issued the following REVISED QUARANTINE PROTOCOL for persons arriving Nigeria from abroad (including returnees/stranded Nigerians).

PRE-DEPARTURE/ ON BOARD
A. Passengers arriving /returning to Nigeria must have tested NEGATIVE for COVID-19 (pre-boarding PCR test in country of departure). PCR test MUST be within 2 weeks before departure and preferably no less than 5 days pre-boarding. Read More...