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Nigeria Business Visa New York
10 Business Days
5 Business Days
Learn more about the government fees, entry, and validity options for
Nigeria Business Visas
These requirements are applicable for Non-US Citizens applying for a Nigerian Business visa in New York
Please send TDS your current valid and signed passport, plus one photocopy of the vital information page. 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 Embassy 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, New York NY
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.
Certificate of Incorporation from the inviting organization is required.
Please complete and sign one online application form.
Note: The Nigerian Consulate has instituted an online web-based visa application, you must complete this online application and pay the associated government fee.
Follow the step by step online instructions.
Your application must be submitted online and the appropriate consular fee ( gov fee ) paid for by credit card online ($180 USD).
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.
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.
Please forward a printed copy of your order confirmation for a Nigerian Business visa for Non-US Citizens and all required documents to:
Local Phone Number: 212-647-1122
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.
These are the fees charged by the foreign government for issuing a visa. Fees are
per person per visa.