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Document Requirements

These requirements are applicable for Non-US Citizens applying for a Nigerian Tourist 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 6months 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, or letter of confirmation from a travel agent. 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 copy of your hotel confirmation(s) is required.



Children of US Parents:
Copy of birth certificate of child showing both parents names.

Children of Nigerian Parents:
Signed, notarized letter of consent by both parents.
Copies of both parents passports (bio date page)



A copy of your most recent bank statement is required.



If the applicant is staying in a private home a Invitation Letter is required from the Host Friend or Relative.

If inviting Friend or Relative is a Nigerian citizen they must also send a copy of his/her Nigerian passport (first four pages).

If inviting Friend or Relative is a Non-Nigerian Citizen, inviting Friend or Relative must submit copies of their resident permits and the information page(s) of their passports.



Applicants for a Transit visa must be able to show a valid visa to their destination.



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.

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The Nigeria tourist visa is usually issued for entry within three/twelve months of the issue date provided the passport remains valid, for stay of 7 to 90 days, as granted by the Consulate. The visit must be completed prior to the expiry date of the visa. The multiple entries visa is valid twelve months for stay of 7-90 days on each visit.


Shipping Instructions

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

Travel Document Systems, Inc.
415 Madison Avenue
Suite 1414
New York, NY 10017

Local Phone Number: 212-647-1122

Urgent applications for a Nigerian Tourist 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 $32.00
Next Business Day - 4 or more passports $33.00
Saturday Delivery $41.00
Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, USVI Price
Next Day Letter (No Saturday Delivery) $39.00
International Price
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