List of visa-free countries for Nigerian citizens in 2018
Do you want to travel outside Nigeria for any reason at all? Are you daunted by the stress of getting a visa? Will you like to find out some countries Nigerians can visit without a visa? This article contains a list of such countries, some of them will surprise you.
Nigerians are allowed to visit most African countries under ECOWAS without a visa. Though, some of them have their conditions which will also outline. Here are the African countries Nigerians can visit without a visa, all you need is your passport:
- Benin Republic
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Cote d’Ivoire
- Gambia – allows visa-free visiting for 90 days.
- Guinea Bissau – visa-free for 90 days.
- Mauritius – visa-free for 90 days. Also, Nigerians must present minimum $100 to confirm the solvency.
- Niger Republic
- Sierra Leone
You can get a visa without any complication on arrival in the following countries:
- You can get a 30 days visa upon arrival at Bujumbura International Airport.
- Comoros provides with visa upon arrival. But it costs $50.
- Djibouti gives a visa upon arrival.
- You can receive Kenyan Visa upon arrival for 90 days.
- Nigerian citizens are provided with a visa for 90 days upon arrival in Madagascar.
- The Maldives. As Nigeria and Maldives are both members of Commonwealth, you can get Port Entry Visa upon arrival for 30 days.
- Mauritania provides visa upon arrival.
- Mozambique provides a visa on arrival for 30 days.
- Seychelles provides with visitor’s permission upon arrival for one month. But you should make an application on the website www.ics.gov.sc. You will not be allowed into the country unless a visa is issued before arrival.
- You can receive a visa upon arrival for 30 days.
- Tanzania provides visa on arrival.
- Uganda needs visa upon arrival.
American visa-free countries
Some American countries allow Nigerians to visit without visa for some days while some of them grant visa upon arrival;
- You are visa-free for six months. But you need to confirm your solvency with enough money and have a return ticket.
- Dominica is visa-free for 21 days.
- Nigerians can visit Haiti visa-free for three months.
Asian Visa-free countries for Nigerians
Most Asian countries provide visa on arrival for a limited number of days;
- Sri Lanka. Nigerians should get electronic travel authorization in order to visit Sri Lanka for 30 days.
- Timor-Leste. You can get a visa upon arrival for 30 days.
- Bangladesh gives visa on arrival for 30 days. But you need to confirm your solvency with enough money and have a return ticket.
Countries of Oceania
- Micronesia is visa-free for 30 days
- Nigerians can visit it without free for 30 days. But you need to confirm your solvency with enough money and have a return ticket.
- Fiji is visa-free for four months. You also need to confirm your solvency with enough money and have a return ticket.
You can get a visa upon arrival in the following countries:
- Palau gives visa on arrival for 90 days.
- You can receive a visa on arrival for 30 days there.
- Samoa offers entry permit on arrival for 60 days.
Countries such as Myanmar, Rwanda, and Sao Tome & Principe need visas. But you can get their visas online.
Nigerians can visit up to 40 countries without applying for a visa or can get a visa on arrival at the destination country. Additional costs may arise in countries where a visa is issued upon arrival. You need to know in advance the cost of a visa fee. Also, keep in mind, that your passport must have a validity period of at least six months before embarking on a trip abroad.