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List of all Visa Free Countries for Nigerians 2019

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Coming by visa-free countries for Nigerians isn’t always easy, particularly when your sights are set on tier 2 or 1 countries; that is, developing or developed countries in the world. It is always a bother when thinking of where to spend the next holiday without having to attend visa interviews and all whatnot.

With visa-free countries, Nigerian passport holders can enjoy super easy access into such countries without a visa. However, it does not necessarily translate into staying permanently or for life with all of these countries. Some of these countries can only be visited only for a limited period of time while some have no time restrictions attached to them. The best part? No paperwork!

So if you are planning on visiting another country just for the fun of it or that you want to see golden beaches, experience life from an island perspective or see wildlife reserves, exotic animals and cultures of others, then these countries are a must-try for you. Below is a list of Visa-free countries for Nigerians.

List of Visa-free countries for Nigerians

Barbados

Barbados

Barbados is an island, independent country located amid the small Antilles in the Caribbean Sea. With a population of about 274,000, the capital of Barbados is the city of Bridgetown. The island nation is super rich in seafoods and history and has some of the world’s best beaches. Nigerians can travel to the North American country without a visa and stay for up to six months! All you need is to provide an e-passport, a return ticket and proof of sufficient funds to get into Barbados and enjoy its luscious beaches and seafoods.

Benin Republic

Benin Republic

Benin is a French-speaking, West African, neighbouring country to Nigeria. As a Nigerian, you can visit Benin Republic without a visa and even stay for up to 3 months. The UNESCO World Heritage site named Pendjari National Park is one of the many tourist attractions you can visit when in Benin.

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a West African just like Nigeria. It is one of the visa-free countries for Nigerians. Its capital, Ouagadougou, is the country’s administrative center. It is also regarded as one of the most important African handicraft fairs. Nigerians willing to tour the country can stay for as long as they like.

Cameroon

Cameroon

This is another West African country that grants Nigerians visa-free access. Cameroon has interesting places one can visit. Places such as the National Museum & Mvog-Betsi Zoo in Yaounde or the La Pagode Maritime Museum in Douala. As a Nigerian, you can stay in Cameroon for 90 days without a visa.

Cape Verde

Cape Verde

Cape Verde is an island country in Africa spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean. The West African country does not require a visa from Nigerian citizens upon entry, as long as you can prove to the immigration officials you do not plan on staying permanently. You will be required to provide a return ticket, as well as proof of funds. So be sure you have those in place before visiting this amazing Island country which is home to many beaches.

Chad

Chad

Chad, a landlocked Central African country with Libya to its North and Sudan to its East, is one of the many African countries Nigerian citizens can visit without a visa and stay for up to 3 months. However, you must provide a return ticket in order to prove you are not planning on staying permanently.

Cote d’Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire

Formerly known as Ivory Coast, Cote d’Ivoire is visa-free to Nigerian citizens and they can stay for as long as they want to. There are many attraction points in Cote d’Ivoire, the beach resorts of Assinie, the Parc National de Tai, valleys of Man and the artsy Grand Bassam are some of the breathtaking tourist attractions you can see in Cote d’Ivoire. You may also enjoy the lagoon boat tour or visit the open markets in Treichville or Cocody.

Dominica

Dominica

Dominica is a mountainous Caribbean island nation with natural hot springs and tropical rainforests. Morne Trois Pitons National Park is home to the volcanically heated, steam-covered Boiling Lake. The park also encompasses sulphur vents, the 65m-tall Trafalgar Falls and narrow Titou Gorge. To the west is Dominica’s capital, Roseau, with colorful timber houses and botanic gardens. Dominica is visa-free for Nigerians for 21 days.

Fiji

Fiji

Fiji, a country in the South Pacific, is an archipelago of more than 300 islands. It is famed for rugged landscapes, palm-lined beaches and coral reefs with clear lagoons. Its major islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, contain most of the population. Viti Levu is home to the capital, Suva, a port city with British colonial architecture. The Fiji Museum, in the Victorian-era Thurston Gardens, has ethnographic exhibits. Fiji is visa-free for Nigerian citizens for 4 months.

The Gambia

The Gambia

The Gambia is a small West African country, bounded by Senegal, with a narrow Atlantic coastline. It’s known for its diverse ecosystems around the central Gambia River. Abundant wildlife in its Kiang West National Park and Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve includes monkeys, leopards, hippos, hyenas and rare birds. The capital, Banjul, and nearby Serrekunda offer access to beaches. The Gambia is visa-free for Nigerians for 60 days.

Other notable countries are:

Ghana

Location – West Africa
(Visa free)

Guinea

Location – West Africa
(Visa free)

Guinea-Bissau

Location – West Africa
(Visa free for 90 days)

Haiti

Location – Carribean
(Visa free for 90 days)

Liberia

Location – West Africa
(Visa free)

Mali

Location – West Africa
(Visa free)

Mauritius

Location – East Africa
(Visa free for 90 days)

Micronesia

Location – Oceania
(Visa free for 30 days)

Niger Republic

Location – West Africa
(Visa free)

Senegal

Location – West Africa
(Visa free)

Sierra Leone

Location – West Africa
(Visa free)

Togo

Location – West Africa
(Visa free)

Vanuatu

Location – Oceania
(Visa free for 30 days)

List of Visa on Arrival Countries for Nigerians

Nigerian passport holders do not need to make any prior visa arrangements to enter these countries. You require a valid Nigerian passport, with 6 months validity remaining. You will also need to present 2-3 passport-size photographs, along with your visa fee. Visa fees range from between US$50 – 250. Visas will be issued on arrival, where your passport will be stamped at the airport or border control.

Bangladesh

Location – Asia
(Visa on arrival, 30 days permit)

Burundi

Location – East Africa
(Visa on arrival, 30 days permit)

Cambodia

Location – South East Asia
(Visa on arrival, 30 days permit)

Comoros Island

Location – South East Asia
(Visa on arrival)

Djibouti

Location – East Africa
(Visa on arrival)

Georgia

Location – Europe, Asia
(Visa on arrival)

Iran

Location – Middle East
(Visa on arrival)

Kenya

Location – East Africa
(Visa on arrival for 90 days)

Laos

Location – Asia
(Visa on arrival)

Madagascar

Location – East Africa
(Visa on arrival for 90 days)

Maldives

Location – South East Asia
(Visa on arrival for 30 days)

Mauritania

Location – West Africa
(Visa on arrival)

Mozambique

Location – Southern Africa
(Visa on arrival for 30 days)

Nauru

Location – Oceania
(Visa on arrival)

Palau

Location – Oceania
(Visa on arrival for 90 days)

Samoa

Location – Oceania
(Visa on arrival for 60 days)

Seychelles

Location – East Africa
(Visa on arrival for 30 days)

Somalia

Location – East Africa
(Visa on arrival for 30 days)

Sri Lanka

Location – South Asia
(Electronic travel authorization)

Tanzania

Location – East Africa
(Visa on arrival)

Timor-Leste

Location – Southeast Asia
(Visa on arrival for 30 days)

Tuvalu

Location – Oceania
(Visa on arrival for 30 days)

Uganda

Location – East Africa
(Visa on arrival)

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