VISAS

Tourist Visa Checklist 

Apply for a Tourist Visa if you are travelling to Nigeria to explore the country without an invitation letter.

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 APPOINTMENT BOOKING SLIP MUST BE PROVIDED OR YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

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1 OIS Appointment booking for each applicant. This can only be done after completing numbers 4 and 5 on this checklist and you have the rest of the documents on this checklist with you. Please do not book more than 45 days before your travel date. 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.

Passport/Travel Document will be held by the mission until a decision has been made

 
3 Two recent UK passport sized photographs, taken no more than 2 weeks before submission, with applicants full name written on the back.(Photographs older than 2 weeks are not acceptable)  
4 Completed application form filled in and paid for online at https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/visa/freshVisa.Once completed this must be printed out, in portrait, signed and dated by applicant.  
5

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 formal typed letter stating the purpose of journey detailing plans for your visit, signed and dated, addressed to the Nigerian High Commission London, with the full address. Please note if you are visiting people in Nigeria you will need to follow the visitor`s checklist  
7
A clear copy of the applicant`s up to date bank statement showing all details including the balance, name and address during the week of your appointment in our centre. We will not accept online banking statements if they are not stamped or certified by your bank. The bank statement must show a minimum balance of £500.00 in credit, overdraft not included.Original must be shown at the time of appointment at the OIS Centre
 
8 Full travel itinerary outlining your Arrival till Departure in Nigeria.  
9 Evidence of accommodation in Nigeria, copies of confirmed hotel, guest house or motel booking with the name of the applicants showing.  
10

All applicants must provide a pre-paid special delivery envelope to return the passport. This can be purchased from the Post office or at the OIS centre.

 
11

Service Charge- £20

Payment to be made by bankcard at the centre

 
12  Express service (Optional)- Additional £70 Postal order for express service made payable to NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION. Postal order to be purchased from post office before submission

 

MUST READ IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Processing Time

Regular Service - 5 working days minimum

Express Service - 2 working days minimun

  • Fee breakdown-
        1) Online fee- Online payment amount varies; please check the following for the price list;
        portal.immigration.gov.ng/pages/visa guidelines. 
             
        2)OIS Service charge- £20 payable by bank card at the centre
             
        3) Optional express service charge- Additional £70 Postal order 
  • 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.(Children under the age of 5 are not required to be present for biometrics)
  • ALL MINORS/UNDER 18’S APPLICANTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT/GUARDIAN.
  • 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
  • ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTS PRINT/PHOTOCOPY IN OUR CENTRE, WILL INCUR ADDITIONAL CHARGES.
  • ALL LETTERS MUST BE FORMAL LETTERS THEY SHOULD BE TYPED, PRINTED IN PORTRAIT, ADDRESSED TO THE NIGERIAN HIGH COMMISSION LONDON, SIGNED AND DATED
  • NIGERIAN DUAL NATIONALS- PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR VALID OR EXPIRED NIGERIA PASSPORT DATA PAGE.
  • EU NATIONALS – UK Residency or EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS), please bring the original and a copy. Not applicable for UK passport holders.
  • Republic of Ireland passport holders- Two most recent utility bills in the applicant’s name or Full Tenancy Agreement or Current Mortgage statement.(Bank statement /Driving License are not accepted as utility bills)
  • NON EU NATIONALS - UK Residency card or visa residency stamped on passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months at time of submission, please bring the original and a copy
  • Nigerian dual Nationals- Provide a copy of your valid or expired Nigeria passport data page.
PLEASE CHECK OUR OPENING HOURS TO AVOID DELAYS AND FOR ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE CALL US ON 02078320001 email us at info@oisservices.com OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE OISSERVICES.COM

 

 

 

 

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Benefits Of Using OIS

    • The assurance of dealing with the official partner of the Nigeria Embassy Abu Dhabi and Nigerian Consulate Dubai.
    • Dedicated call-center, expert help.
    • Simplicity, guaranteed accuracy and privacy.
    • Travel Visa and Passport Specialists. OIS employs a team of travel visa and passport specialists who individually review your application before it is submitted to the Embassy and Consulate.

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