VISAS

Visitor Visa Checklist

Apply for a Visitor Visa if you are travelling to Nigeria to visit someone who you know and who has provided you with an invitation letter along with a copy of their passport.

 

APPLICANTS FOR VISA/S ARE TO SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATION IN PERSON AS YOU`RE NOW REQUIRED TO CAPTURE YOUR BIOMETRICS AS PART OF THE VISA REQUIREMENTS

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED AFTER 12.30 PM WILL BE TREATED AS NEXT DAY APPLICATIONS

ALL DOCUMENTS INCLUDING THE OIS APPOINTMENT BOOKING SLIP MUST BE PROVIDED OR YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED 

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1 OIS Appointment booking for each applicant, please do not book more than 45 days before your travel date at http://apt.oisservices.com.  
2 Passport/Travel Document a minimum of 6 months validity and with two blank facing pages If non UK passport holders please see IMPORTANT INFORMATION below. .  
3 Two recent UK passport sized photographs, taken no more than 2 weeks before submission, with applicants full name written on the back.  
4 Completed application form filled in online at https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/visa/freshVisa. Once completed this must be printed out, in portrait, signed and dated by applicant. .  
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Payment and acknowledgement slips, available once online payment has been complete – Printed from https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/visa/OnlineQueryStatus

PLEASE IGNORE INTERVIEW DATE ON PAYMENT SLIP AND BOOK OIS APPOINTMENT. Online payment amount varies; please check the following for the price list; portal.immigration.gov.ng/pages/visa guidelines. .

 
6 A copy of the applicant’s most recent bank statement including the balance at time of submission, showing their name and address. The bank statement must be a minimum of £500 in credit, overdrafts are not included. Original must be shown at time of submission at the OIS Centre.  
7 A formal typed letter of invitation, signed and dated, addressed to the Nigerian High Commission London. This must include the address where the applicant is staying and that the inviter takes full immigration responsibility. IF INVITED BY SPOUSE PLEASE PROVIDE ORIGINAL MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE AND A COPY IN ADDITION TO ALL OTHER DOCUMENTS  
8 Copy of the inviters Valid Passport, showing the data page with the inviters’ signature. If the inviter is non Nigerian a copy of the inviters valid residency permit must be submitted in addition to all other documents.  
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Services fee
Express service minimum of 2 working days  (£72 paid at submission).
Payment can be made by card at the counter OR purchase postal order made payable to
OIS Services AND £100 (for TWP and STR), £70 (for all others) Postal order made payable to NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION
Regular service minimum of 5 working days (£72 paid at submission.)
Payment can be made by card at the counter OR purchase postal order made payable to
OIS Services

Please note there are two or three payments to be made 1) Online visa application fee 2) OIS Submission fee 3) Nigeria High Commission Fee (if using Express Service)

 

 

MUST READ IMPORTANT INFORMATION


  • APPLICANTS FOR VISA/S ARE TO SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATION IN PERSON AS YOU ARE NOW REQUIRED TO CAPTURE BIOMETRICS AS A PART OF THE VISA REQUIREMENTS.
  • APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED AFTER 12.30 PM WILL BE TREATED AS NEXT DAY APPLICATION
  • ALL DOCUMENTS INCLUDING THE OIS APPOINTMENT BOOKING SLIP MUST BE PROVIDED OR YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  • DOCUMENTS NOT IN ENGLISH MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH A CERTIFIED TRANSLATED COPY
  • ALL LETTERS MUST BE FORMAL LETTERS THEY SHOULD BE TYPED, PRINTED IN PORTRAIT, ADDRESSED TO THE NIGERIAN HIGH COMMISSION LONDON, SIGNED AND DATED
  • IF SELF-EMPLOYED YOU MUST PROVIDE A TYPED LETTER STATING THE FACT AND THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP TO NIGERIA. YOU MUST ALSO PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR MOST RECENT BANK STATEMENT INCLUDING THE CURRENT BALANCE SHOWING YOUR FULL NAME AND ADDRESS. THE BANK STATEMENT NEEDS TO BE A MINIMUM OF £500 IN CREDIT, OVERDRAFTS ARE NOT INCLUDED ORIGINAL MUST BE SHOWN AT THE TIME OF SUBMISSION.
  • EU NATIONALS – Two separate, recent utility bills (No more than 3 months old Mobile phones bills or bank statement are not accepted) or signed house tenancy/mortgage statement or UK Residency, please bring the original and a copy.
    Not applicable for UK passport holders.
  • NON EU NATIONALS - UK Residency card or visa residency stamped on passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 moths at time of submission, please bring the original and a copy
  • ALTOGETHER THERE ARE 2 PAYMENTS TO BE MADE: 1) ONLINE VISA APPLICATION FEE, 2)  OIS SUBMISSION FEE

 

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