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Nigeria High Commission Islamabad

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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL VISA APPLICANTS

  • After completing and submitting your online visa application at the Nigeria Immigration website, you need to send the necessary documents (mentioned below according to the type of visa you’ve applied for) at the visa section of Nigeria High Commission Islamabad. Appearing for an oral interview regardless of whether you have been to Nigeria or not is also mandatory.

  • Do not come for visa interview on your own, the High Commission will decide a date and call you for interview.

  • If you are having difficulties applying or making necessary payment online , please contact technology tracks (an IT company) situated at No 3B, Downstairs, Mehmood plaza, 79-west Fazl-e-Haq Road Blue Area Islamabad Telephone #: 051 2344 053, 051 260 5898 Mobile: 03465066644 for assistance .

  • Visa applicants are also advised to please check public holidays observed in Nigeria and Pakistan on the bottom left of the homepage of this site before coming to the High Commission for visa. Visa application submission days are Mondays and Wednesdays 9 AM to 11 AM and it will be processed within 5 working days.

  • Application fees are payable online at Nigeria Immigration website.
    Please note: that visa fees are non-refundable once paid.

Visa Fees and Application Eligibility

S/N TYPE OF VISA SINGLE ENTRY MULTIPLE ENTRY:
6 MONTHS
MULTIPLE ENTRY:
1 YEAR
VALIDITY ELIGIBILITY
1 SUBJECT TO REGULARIZATION(STR) $88 N/A N/A Expatriates employed by individuals, corporate bodies or governments(i.e. to take up employment in Nigeria).

2 OFFICIAL/DIPLOMATIC VISA Gratis Gratis Gratis Visiting Heads of States and their families, Top officials of Government and their families, Diplomats and teir families, Holders of United Nations Diplomatic Passport and Laisser passez, members of accredited Diplomatic missions, members of International organizations, members of accredited International non governmental organizations.

3 BUSINESS VISA $88 $156 $292 90 Days
(not extandable)
Foreign travelers who wish to visit Nigeria for the purpose of Meeting, Conference, Seminar, Contract Negotiation, Marketing, Sales, Purchase and distribution of Nigerian Goods, Trade Fairs, Job Interviews, Training of Nigerians, Emergency/Relief work, Crew members, Staff of NGOs/INGOs, Researchers, Musical Concerts.

4 TOURIST/VISIT VISA $88 $156 $292 90 Days Foreign travelers who wish to visit Nigeria for the purpose of Tourism.

Foreign travelers who wish to visit family and friends.

5 TEMPORARY WORK PERMIT(TWP) $88 N/A N/A Experts invited by corporate bodies to provide specialized skilled services, such as after sales installation, maintenance, repairs of machines & equipment.

6 TRANSIT VISA $88 N/A N/A 7 Days Foreign travelers who wish to enter Nigeria for onward destination outside the country.


VISA REQUIREMENTS

A. SUBJECT TO REGULARIZATION(STR) VISA

  1. Passport with minimum of 6 Months validity
  2. Duly completed form IMM22
  3. Payment Receipt (Evidence of Payment)
  4. Invitation Letter
  5. Appointment Letter
  6. Acceptance Letter
  7. Certificate of Incorporation
  8. Expatriate Quota
  9. Police character Certificate
  10. Educational Documents Attested From Foreign Ministry
  11. Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  12. 3 recent Passport sized Photos (Blue or White Background)
  13. International Yellow Fever Vaccination Card
  14. Passport Copy of Person Who Signed invitation letter if he/she is Nigerian, incase of a non Nigerian then Valid copy of Visa and Resident Card is also required
  15. In case of Chief Executive Officer(CEO), Extract of the minutes of the board's resolution is required
  16. STR visa is obtainable only from Nigerian Missions in the countries where applicants are domiciled for at least six(6) months.
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B. OFFICIAL/DIPLOMAT

  1. Valid standard, Official or Diplomatic Passport
  2. Note Verbal
  3. 3 recent Passport sized Photos (Blue or White Background)
  4. International Yellow Fever Vaccination Card
  5. This Visa is obtainable from Nigerian Missions abroad















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C. BUSINESS VISA

  1. Passport with minimum of 6 Months validity and at least 2 blank visa pages
  2. Onlin Application Form
  3. Payment Receipt (Evidence of Payment)
  4. Evidence of sufficient funds.
  5. Evidence of hotel reservation/host address in Nigeria.
  6. Invitation Letter
  7. Certificate of Incorporation
  8. Covering Letter from Company in Pakistan
  9. 3 recent Passport sized Photos (Blue or White Background)
  10. International Yellow Fever Vaccination Card
  11. Return Ticket Copy
  12. Passport Copy of Person Who Signed invitation letter if he/she is Nigerian, incase of a non Nigerian then Valid copy of Visa and Resident Card is also required
  13. Police character Certificate

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D. TOURIST/VISIT VISA

  1. Passport with minimum of 6 Months validity and at least 2 blank visa pages
  2. Onlin Application Form
  3. Payment Receipt (Evidence of Payment)
  4. Evidence of sufficient funds.
  5. Evidence of hotel reservation.
  6. Invitation Letter
  7. Certificate of Incorporation
  8. 3 recent Passport sized Photos (Blue or White Background)
  9. International Yellow Fever Vaccination Card
  10. Valid Air return Ticket Copy
  11. Passport Copy of Person Who Signed invitation letter if he/she is Nigerian, incase of a non Nigerian then Valid copy of Visa and Resident Card is also required
  12. Police character Certificate


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E. TEMPORARY WORK PERMITS (TWP)

  1. Onlin Application Form
  2. Payment Receipt (Evidence of Payment)
  3. Invitation Letter
  4. Certificate of Incorporation
  5. Nigerian Telecommunication Letter
  6. 3 recent Passport sized Photos (Blue or White Background)
  7. International Yellow Fever Vaccination Card
  8. Confirmed Air return Ticket Copy
  9. Acceptance of IR(Immigration Responsibility including accommodation,feeding,transport...) by inviting organizations or individual.
  10. Passport Copy of Person Who Signed invitation letter if he/she is Nigerian, incase of a non Nigerian then Valid copy of Visa and Resident Card is also required
  11. Police character Certificate

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F. TRANSIT VISA

  1. Passport with minimum of 6 Months validity and at least 2 blank visa pages
  2. Onlin Application Form
  3. Payment Receipt (Evidence of Payment)
  4. Evidence of sufficient funds.
  5. Evidence of hotel reservation.
  6. Invitation Letter
  7. Seaman Book Copy
  8. 3 rescent Passport sized Photos (Blue or White Background)
  9. International Yellow Fever Vaccination Card
  10. Confirmed ticket to destination outside Nigeria.
  11. Passport Copy of Person Who Signed invitation letter if he/she is Nigerian, incase of a non Nigerian then Valid copy of Visa and Resident Card is also required
  12. Police character Certificate

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Service Level Agreement

SERVICES FEES REQUIREMENTS TIME FOR DELIVERY REMARKS
LEGALIZATION
AUTHENTICATION/ATTESTATION $2 per page a)Application for attestation, b)The documents have to be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the relevant authorities of Pakistan before they are brought for attestation to the Nigeria High Commission, Islamabad. 3 working days
ETC $120 a)Application for ETC, b)2 Passport photographs, c)Data page of the applicant's missing passport, d)Court affidavit of the lost of passport(either in english or with english translation), e)Police report(either in english or with english translation), f)Air-ticket indicating his return to Nigeria, g)Letter of identity from Nigerian Community, h)Birth certificate(in english), i)Marriage/Divorce certificate of parents, j)Concent of father and mother to send the child to Nigeria, k)Please note that ETC can only be issued only once. 3 working days
RENUNCIATION
ENDORSEMENT
CONSULAR LETTER/NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE No charges a)Application for the NOC, b)Passport data page of the applicant. 2 working days