Digital Broadcasting Africa Forum 2016


Visa Information

Delegates are strongly advised to check all entry and visa requirements from the websites of Nigerian Embassies and High Commissions.

International Passports should be valid for at least six months beyond the date of your stay.

Citizens of the following 18 countries can visit Nigeria without a visa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone and Togo

Visa is also not required for former nationals of Nigeria holding a valid foreign passport together with expired Nigerian passport.

Nationals of Kenya can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 90 days.

Holders of diplomatic or official passports issued to nationals of Brazil and South Africa and holders of diplomatic or service passports issued to nationals of China do not require a visa for Nigeria and holders of diplomatic passports issued to nationals of Turkey.

A valid passport and visa are required for business travel to this destination for people from all other countries not listed above. A business visa is necessary for business meetings, discussions, meeting with business partners and attending conferences.

Nigeria has over 50 missions across the world where visas can be procured. The host Country is currently liaising with the Nigerian Immigration Service with a view to processing visas at point of entry for registered delegates from Countries that do not have a Nigerian High Commission/Embassy. Modalities for securing this service will be available soon.

Invitation letter will be issued upon request to assist delegates with visa process. Delegates who require this assistance should submit the following information to the host:

Full Name as written on Passport
Date and Place of Birth
Date of Arrival
Date of Departure
Hotel Booking
A clear scanned copy of the data page of the passport
A valid email address


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Further Information:

For further information, please contact:
Adriana Cardoso, Travel and Logistics Officer.
44 (0) 208 600 3800
44 (0) 208 600 3819