Visa Information

It is your responsibility to apply for a passport, visa or any other travel document you may require and to demonstrate to consular officials that you are properly classifiable as a visitor under the Nigerian constitution and law. NAPE cannot assist you with the interview process, nor can anyone representing the sponsoring organizations call an embassy or consulate on your behalf to provide support for granting a visa.

If you require a visa letter from NAPE, you must have fully paid and be registered for the convention. You may request a letter by sending an email to This letter is provided by NAPE for visa application purposes with regard to the annual conference only. All expenses involved with attending the conference are your responsibilities.



Citizens of ECOWAS member states (1975 Treaty) have a right of residence in Nigeria for 90 days after satisfying the following requirements:

  • Valid travel documents e.g. Country’s Passport or ECOWAS Travel Certificate.
  • Admission through approved port of entry.
  • Procurement of Residence Card, valid for 5 years subject to passport validity.

The member states of ECOWAS Treaty, 1975 include the following countries:

Republic of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d’ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea and Togo.

For more information about entering Nigeria under the indigenes of ECOWAS platform, you can get more information by clicking on the link:



You must meet the following requirements in order to be issued a visitors visa to Nigeria:

  • Valid passport with minimum of 6 months to expiry date
  • Valid Visa to onward destination
  • Valid Airline return ticket
  • Evidence of funds
  • Evidence of Hotel reservation
  • Acceptance of IR (Immigration Responsibility)

For more information about obtaining entry visa into Nigeria under the visitors/tourists category, please visit

For information about applying for the Nigerian visa in your country, please visit the directory of Nigerian Diplomatic and Consular Missions at:


Travel advice to tourists suggests that you register with your country’s consulate or embassy when traveling abroad.