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Issuance of Visa: General requirements

The general requirements for issuance of all types of visas are as follows:

  1. Passport/Travel documents (6 months minimum validity) for all types of visa application
    • Original and Photocopy of resident permits for non-Rwandan Nationals.
  2. 1 recent passport photograph, colored.

Transit Visa

Requirements:

  1. Confirmed Ticket for onward destination to another country
  2. Evidence of sufficient funds for applicant’s up keep during the period of stay
  3. Valid visa to onward destination outside Nigeria

Tourist /Visitor’s Visa

Requirements:

  1. A valid Passport
  2. One passport photograph
  3. Nonrefundable Visa fee
  4. Letter of invitation from Nigeria
  5. Tourists are required to produce certified hotel reservation statement.
  6. Flight booking
  7. Yellow fever card
  8. Evidence of sufficient funds for the duration of the visit or proof of other satisfactory arrangements (data page) for your support while in Nigeria.
  9. If going for religious purpose, a letter of approval from the Federal Ministry of Internal Affairs, Abuja, Nigeria.
  10. All applicants must be resident in Rwanda.
  11. Copy of National ID
  1. Photocopies of the following pages of applicants passport
  • Page containing data about applicant
  • Page containing residence permit for non- Rwandans.
  1. Please be advised that the Visa Officer may ask for other information from the applicant as deemed necessary

Visa fee is paid at ACCESS BANK

ACCOUNT NAME: Nigeria High Commission

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 100 21 90 20 20 45 601

Business Visa

Requirements:

  1.  A valid Passport.
  2. Filled visa application form.
  3. All applicants must be residents in Rwanda.
  4. Evidence of sufficient funds for the duration of the visit or proof of other satisfactory arrangements (data page) for your support while in Nigeria.
  5. Yellow fever card.
  6. Flight booking.
  7. Letter of invitation from Nigeria.
  8. Nonrefundable Visa Fee
  9. One passport photographs.
  10. Copy of National ID
  11. First page of passport.
  12. Copy of Page containing data about applicant.
  13. Copy of Page containing residence permit for non- Rwandans.
  14. Photocopy of Trading License for the applicant.
  15. Copy of certificate of Incorporation from the Nigeria Company or organization that has invited the applicant.
  16.  Please be advised that the Visa Officer may ask for other information from the applicant as deemed necessary
  17.  Visa fee is paid at ACCESS BANK
  18. ACCOUNT NAME: Nigeria High Commission
  19. ACCOUNT NUMBER: 100 21 90 20 20 45 601

Temporary work permit

Requirements:

  1. Valid travel document (Minimum 6 months).
  2. Filled visa application form
  3. Payment of visa fee
  4. Letter of Invitation accepting immigration responsibilities
  5. Certificate of incorporation of the inviting company.
  6. Copy of data page of applicant’s passport.

Note: Visa could be denied if there is Local Objection

Subject To Regularization (STR) Visa

Requirements:

  1. 4 Photocopies of data page of applicant international passport
  2. Flight ticket
  3. 4recent colored passport photographs
  4.  4 copies of Letter of employment and Acceptance of offer by the Applicant
  5. Evidence of Payment of visa fee
    • Visa payment slip
  6. 4 Copies  of credential/CV
  7. 4 copies Letter of Invitation accepting immigration responsibilities.
  8. 4 copies Certificate of incorporation

Note: Visa could be denied if there is Local Objection

Types of visas and cost

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Note:

The minimum processing time for all categories of visa is 24hours with effect from the time application and relevant documents are received by the High Commission.

Applicants may be required to present themselves for an interview. Kindly ensure that you legibly indicate your phone number and email address when completing the application.
Submission of application: weekdays from 10am – 2pm
Collection of Visa: 24hrs