Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions (2)



1. Who needs to apply for Nigerian entry visa?
Everyone who wishes to enter Nigeria, regardless of their purpose of visit and intended length of stay, need to apply for Nigerian entry visa except nationals of ECOWAS countries.
* ECOWAS countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote D’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.

2. Can I get visa on arrival at a Nigerian airport?
No. You need to apply for visa before your departure at the nearest Nigerian Mission of your residence.


1. I live far from Tokyo. Is it possible for me to post my application?
Basically, we appreciate physical presence to process applications. However, applications limited to the followings can be accepted by posting:
- Renewal of Passport
- Child Registration
- Update of your personal information (by fax) (download Form) pdf

2. How can I get a new passport?
At present, you need to go back to Nigeria or travel to India or Malaysia to apply for a new passport.