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Document Requirements

These requirements are applicable for Non-US Citizens applying for a Nigerian Business visa in Atlanta

The Nigerian Consulate has announced a change to their visa issuing policy for Atlanta applicants for visas, all applicants must appear in person to be fingerprinted as part of the visa application process, Travel Document Systems can assist if you submit your application through our New York Office where a personal appearance is not required.
We recommend that you contact the consulate directly to obtain the most current forms and requirements before making your personal appearance, the information below is for reference purposes only all information is subject to change without notice.

Please send TDS your current valid and signed passport. It must not expire within 6 months and must have at least one blank visa page. Foreign Embassies cannot issue a visa on a page not labeled as a Visa page. Amendment and Endorsement pages in the back of the passport cannot be used for issuance of a visa.
A visa cannot be stamped on a page even if only one Small Stamp is on the visa page. If your passport expires within 6 months, you must renew your passport and then we will secure your visa with the new passport.
Please send 2 recent professional passport-type photographs.
Digital and non-passport photographs are not acceptable.
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A Photocopy of Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) or valid U.S. visa and I-94 is required.
Travelers who entered the USA after April 26th 2013 should print the electronic I-94 form from the
Department of Homeland Security.
Please send a copy of your round trip airline tickets, or itinerary or e-ticket.The itinerary must show the applicant's name, date of arrival and departure from the country, and flight information. The Consulate does not recommend purchasing your ticket prior to a visa being issued.
A business letter of responsibility (sample) is required, to be typewritten on your company letterhead and addressed to:
Consulate of Nigeria Visa Section, Atlanta, GA

The letter must explain all of the following:
Nature of business to be performed
Name and address of reference to be visited
This letter should request Multiple Entries visa if required
Guarantee of return transportation and sufficient funds for the visit
The letter should be signed by an officer of the company other than the applicant.
You must request a letter of invitation from the host organization you will be visiting.

This letter must be written on company letterhead, Include the full local address and phone number of the organization or person to be visited.
Request the same validity of visa as in the Business letter.
Specify the number of entries you are requesting for your visa.

An emailed copy of the letter will be acceptable.

A copy of your hotel confirmation(s) is required to show proof of your stay.
Please provide a copy of your inviters details page of his/hers Nigerian passport.
Certificate of Incorporation from the inviting organization is required.

Fully completed ONLINE.

Note: Follow the step by step online instructions. Your application must be submitted online and the appropriate Consular fee paid for by credit card online ($180USD). When confirmed, please print a copy of your (1) Visa Application Form, (2) Visa Acknowledgement Slip, (3)  Visa Payment Slip and/or Payment Receipt from Google Checkout then mail all three to TDS for processing
, along with all other requirements detailed above. Failure to fully complete the visa application form will delay processing the visa.

Be sure to select Atlanta, GA as the processing location on the visa application form.

The embassy will charge a $131.50 processing fee per application or $196.50 if the application is needed on an emergency basis. These fees are to be paid separately through the TDS Online Order Form.

Please Complete and Sign One Form IMM22.

The Nigerian Embassy and Consulate General introduced (October 01, 2007) a web-based online visa application, which must be fully completed online and then printed. Please print an additional copy and send to TDS along with your passport and required documents, your credit card payment receipt for the base Consular fee ($180 single entry or multiple entries), and all other requirements to obtain the visa. TDS will pay the $131.50 processing fee required on your behalf -- do not pay this processing fee online by credit card. TDS will pay the $196.50 rush fee when required on your behalf -- do not pay the rush fee online by credit card.
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The Nigeria business visa is usually issued for entry within three/twelve months of the issue date provided the passport remains valid, for stay of up to 90 days, as granted by the Consulate. The visit must be completed prior to the expiry date of the visa.

Shipping Instructions

Please forward a printed copy of your order confirmation for a Nigerian Business visa for Non-US Citizens and all required documents to:

Travel Document Systems, Inc.
303 Perimeter Center North
Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30346

Local Phone Number: 678-855-7057

Urgent applications for a Nigerian Business visa should be shipped to TDS using only the FedEx Company.

Please use FedEx Priority Overnight. Do NOT ship "First Overnight." This will delay the delivery of your package.

Once your order is complete, your Passport with the visa sticker/stamp will be returned to you via FedEx Overnight.

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Continental USA Only Price
Next Business Day - up to 3 passports $36.00
Next Business Day - 4 or more passports $39.00
Saturday Delivery $41.00
Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, USVI Price
Next Day Letter (No Saturday Delivery) $39.00
International Price
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