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Frankfurt am Main,


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From 27.02.2019, all visa applications must be submitted at the Visa Application Centre operated by our service provider Thebez Global Resources Limited through their partner VFS.

The Nigerian Consulate in Frankfurt will not receive any visa application from the mentioned date.


Nigeria visa application center

1st Floor 107 Mainzer Land Str. 49

Frankfurt, 60329-DE




Tel: 0049 69 30855 482



Dear Applicants,

The consular department of the Consulate General of Nigeria in Frankfurt am Main encourages you to read carefully through the visa application guidelines, before starting your application. For further information on immigration matters and your visa application processing, kindly consult the website of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS):



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Consulate General of the
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Telephone: +49 69 697 637 280
Fax: +49 69 697 637 28 521
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Please Note

On the days of Nigeria and Germany public holidays as well as holidays observed by the region the Consulate General of Nigeria, Frankfurt am Main covers, The Mission in Frankfurt will not be open to the public.
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Brief History of Visa on Arrival (VoA)

Nigeria Visa on Arrival is a class of short visit visa issued at the port of entry.

The VoA facility is available to frequently travelled High Net Worth Investors and Intending Visitors who may not be able to obtain visa at the Nigerian Missions/Embassies in their countries of residence due to the absence of a Nigerian mission in those countries or exigencies of urgent business travels.



Visa on Arrival is available to citizens of all countries except ECOWAS Nationals who do not require visa to visit Nigeria and other countries which Nigeria has entered into visa abolition agreements.


Class of Persons Eligible to Visa on Arrival:

  1. Frequently travelled Business Persons of International Repute
  2. Executives of Multi-National Companies
  3. Members of Government Delegations
  4. Holders of United Nations Laissez-Passer
  5. Holders of African Union Laissez-Passer,
  6. Holders of ECOWAS Laissez-Passer,
  7. Holders of any other Official travel documents of other recognized International Organizations who intend to visit Nigeria.


Requirements for Issuance of Visa on Arrival at the Port of Entry

  1. Visa Approval Letter (Pre-approved visa letter), valid for 14 days from the date of Issuance
  2. Evidence of online payment
  3. Valid Passport with minimum of six months validity
  4. Valid return ticket
  5. Two recent passport sized photographs


How to Apply for Visa on Arrival

Step 1: Get Visa on Arrival Approval Letter

How to Apply for Visa on Arrival Approval Letter

1. Contact your Representative (Business partners, Company Representative, Protocol/Liaison Officer, etc.) in Nigeria.

2. The Representative files a formal request for Visa on Arrival Approval on your behalf

  1. stating the following:
  2. Name of visitor
  3. Passport number of visitor
  4. Nationality
  5. Purpose of visit
  6. Proposed date of visit
  7. Proposed port of entry
  8. Proposed airline
  9. Flight itinerary
  10. Address in Nigeria
  11. email address of the visitor
  12. Acceptance of Immigration Responsibility

3. The representative shall attach the following documents in support of the application

Copy of data page of visitor's passport

Copy of valid Return ticket



The request shall be processed and Approval issued within 48hrs (2 working days)

After the Approval Letter is obtained, (Hard Copy) by your representative, an advanced copy will be forwarded to you by email, copies of the same document will be forwarded to the Airline stated in your application, Immigration officer at the ports of entry


Step 2: Pay for Visa on Arrival

Fill in the application form with your correct details and make payment online:

Note: Successful payment online is NOT AN APPROV AL. DO NOT PROCEED to Nigeria until you have received" VISa on Arrival Approval Letter" issued by the Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters, Abuja. Online Payment may also be made at point of arrival subject to presentation of Visa on Arrival Approval Letter. Master Card, Visa and

American Express card are acceptable.


Step 3: At the Port of Entry

Upon arrival at the port of entry proceed to clearly marked Visa on Arrival Desk for issuance of entry Visa. Present your approval letter, passport and evidence of payment for you to be issued with an Entry Visa.


Step 4: Proceed for Immigration Clearance


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Nigeria Immigration Regulation:

Citizens of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) do not require entry permits into Nigeria. All other visitors are advised to apply and obtain appropriate visas from the nearest Nigerian Mission/ Embassy, High Commission or Consulate - before their entry into Nigeria, as visas cannot be issued at the port of entry. Early application is advisable to avoid delay.


Health authorities demand vaccination against yellow fever for all visitors. Anti-malaria prophylaxis and vaccination against cholera are 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, in Lagos or in Jos (Plateau State). The law prohibiting the export of all forms of antiquity, including all ritual art objects even of contemporary make, is strictly enforced.

German Citizens:

All applicants travelling from Germany are required to complete the Entry Visa application form and not the Re-Entry Visa Application Form. Payments in Naira are not acceptable

Very Important Notice on Payments

Payments made in lieu of application for visa are non-refundable.