Includes information on what is needed to travel to the country/economy.
Last Published: 6/17/2016

Visitors to Nigeria will require a valid passport and visa.  This requirement does not apply to those who are citizens of member states of ECOWAS.  General requirements for applying for a Nigerian visa at the Nigerian Embassy or Consulates in the United States can be found at the following link: http://www.nigeriaembassyusa.org/index.php?page=visas
 
It is advisable for U.S. travelers to make specific visa enquiries at Nigerian Embassies and Consulates well in advance of the anticipated dates of travel.
 
U.S. Companies that require travel of foreign businesspersons to the United States should be advised that security evaluations are handled via an interagency process. Visa applicants should go to the following links.
 
State Department Visa Website:  http://travel.state.gov/visa/
 
U.S. Embassy Nigeria:  http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/welcome.html
 
U.S. Companies that require travel of foreign businesspersons to the United States should be advised that security evaluations are handled via an interagency process. Visa applicants should go to the following links.
 
State Department Visa Website: http://travel.state.gov/visa/

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