NOTE: – The Embassy of Nigeria is closed on Fridays and does not accept or process visa applications on Fridays. Please do not include Friday as a processing day.

Please send your current valid and signed passport. U.S passport must be valid 6 months beyond intended stay and must have at least one blank visa page. Foreign Embassies cannot issue a visa on a page not labeled as a Visa page. Amendment and Endorsement pages in the back of the passport cannot be used for issuance of a visa.

If you need to renew your passport or apply for a new one click here


Two (2) Passport Size Photos with a White Background.

Proof of Departure
Please send a copy of your round trip airline tickets, or itinerary or e-ticket, or letter of confirmation from a travel agent. The itinerary must show the applicant’s name, date of arrival and departure from the country, and flight information. The Embassy does not recommend purchasing your ticket prior to a visa being issued.
Additional Documents


  1. Computer generated flight itinerary from the travel agent
  2. Non-US citizen Photocopy of Alien Registration Card (Green Card) -or- evidence of legal status in USA (valid visa except B1/B2 visa type plus I-94 in passport)
  3. MinorsChildren:
  4. Copy of birth certificate of child showing both parents names.
  5. Signed, notarized letter of consent by both parents.
  6. Copies of both parents passports (bio data page)


  1. Letter of Invitation: You must request a letter of invitation from the host organization you will be visiting.
    – This letter must be written on company letterhead, Include the full local address and phone number of the organization or person to be visited.
    – Request the same validity of visa as in the Business letter.
    – Specify the number of entries you are requesting for your visa.
    – An emailed copy of the letter will be acceptable.
  2. Letter of Incorporation: Copy of the sponsoring company’s Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in Nigeria.
  3. Computer generated flight itinerary from the travel agent
  4. Bank Statement: A copy of your most recent bank statement is required.
  5. Hotel confirmation: A copy of your hotel confirmation(s) is required.
  6. Business Letter from U.S. company. Click here for sample letter
  7. Non-US citizen Photocopy of Alien Registration Card (Green Card) -or- evidence of legal status in USA (valid visa except B1/B2 visa type plus I-94 in passport)

Subject to Regularization (STR)

  1. Four (4) Visa Application Form completed and signed.
  2. Four (4) Passport type photograph
  3. Other Forms:
  4. Four certified copies of expatriate quota approval from Nigeria or approval from Nigeria for STR. (Ministry of Internal Affairs).
  5. Four (4) copies of the certificate of incorporation of the Nigerian company
  6. Four (4) copies of Company Memorandum & Article Association (U.S. company)
  7. Four (4) copies of applicant’s diplomas and certificates.
  8. Four (4) copies of documentation of confirmed accommodations for duration of stay in Nigeria.
  9. Four (4) copies of Corporate Affairs Particulars of directors and their shear holdings thereof: (CAC FORMS 2&7)
  10. Four (4) copies of current monthly quota utilization returns as endorsed by the Immigration Service
  11. Four (4) copies of the international certificate of vaccination for Yellow Fever.
  12. Four (4) copies of Business Permit issued by the Ministry of Interior (for companies that have foreign shareholders)
  13. Four (4) copies of the letter of acceptance
  14. Computer generated flight itinerary from the travel agent
  15. Non-US citizen Photocopy of Alien Registration Card (Green Card) -or- evidence of legal status in USA (valid visa except B1/B2 visa type plus I-94 in passport)
  16. NOTES: STR Visa are issued according to the approval from Nigeria at the discretion of the consulate.


  1. Valid and signed U. S. Official or Diplomatic Passport (valid for at least 6 months past the end date of your stay in Nigeria; with at least one blank visa page)
  2. Visa Cover Letter from U.S. Department of State
  3. Letter from sending department or agency addressed to:
    “Embassy of (the country you are planning to visit),
    Visa Section, Washington D.C.”

The letter must explain all of the following:
Applicant’s position and title
The purpose of the trip
Dates of the intended visit
Contact person in the country you are planning to visit

Previous Visa Copy

If you have been issued a visa prior to this application, you must include a copy of your most recent visa.

Visa Application Form

One (1) Visa Application Forms completed and signed.  Click here to download the Visa Application Form

Fees Per Visa

Service Fee

$ 125.00 / Person / Visa –  Update: 29 Apr 2019 – Nigeria Visa Issuance Slowdown 15 Business Days Processing.

$ 175.00 / Person / Visa –  Nigeria Rush Visa 5-7 Business Days Processing.

Consular Fee

(Online government payment + Embassy payment and outsourcing office) $ 550.00 / Visa
(STR visa type only) (subject to approval from Nigeria that might takes 2 to 3 weeks) $ 663.00 / Visa
Official or Diplomatic Passport $ 0.00 / Visa


Requirements and fees are subject to change without prior notice. All fees are non-refundable if your application was denied by the consulate or the Passport Agency, or if you withdraw your application that has already been submitted to the consulate or Passport Agency.

Complete Order Form

You must download to fill in and sign PAVO’s visa work order

After You have gathered and prepared all the required documents, in order for us to process your application, you also need to fill-in & sign PAVO’s visa work order.

Ship Your Documents

Please forward the completed requirements to:

Passport And Visa Online, LLC. (PAVO)
4601 N. FAIRFAX DRIVE, SUITE # 1200 Arlington, VA 22203
Local Tel: 703-524-PAVO (7286) / 703-524-7280
Toll Free: 1-866-618-VISA (8472)


  • Urgent applications should be shipped to PAVO using only UPS or FedEx.
  • Please use “Priority Overnight”. Do NOT ship “First Overnight.” This will delay the delivery of your package.
  • Please send all the required documents and payment (Money Order, Company Check, Cashier’s Check, American Express, Visa or Master Card) by trackable mail method so that if there’s a delay, you would be able to track and trace your package.
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