Good news! It has been announced by the Nigerian Government that its citizens can now travel to some selected countries without applying for a visa. As a Nigerian you are free to walk in to any Nigerian Immigration center and get your passport. 
General Documents that is expected from you are:
  1. Recent color passport photographs
  2. Birth certificate or age declaration.
  3. Local Government letter of identification.
  4. Guarantor’s form sworn to before a commissioner of Oaths / Magistrate /
  5. High Court Judge (optional
  6. Consent letter from parent for minors less than 16 years
  7. Marriage certificate if married


Nigerians can Now Travel to 44 Countries without Visa 1
For the benefit of our readers, there are 44 countries in the world today that Nigerians can visit. Below are list of countries that Nigeria citizens can easily come in without the stress of acquiring a visa, though there are few numbers of counties you are expected to pay a token fee to get Visa on arrival.

The Following Tables list Passport Application Fees by Age and Booklet type.

Number of Booklet Type PASSPORT FEE (32 Pages) (PASSPORT FEE) 64 Pages
AGE 0 – 17 N25,000 N35,000 ($115)
AGE 18 – 59 N25,000 N35,000 ($115)
AGE 60 and above N25,000 N35,000 ($115)

Differences in Visa free entry and visa on arrival

I know by now my readers will be wondering what the difference is between visa free entry and visa on arrival  well the difference is clear visa free entry simply means that you can be allowed to come into the country without visa issuance but mind you you can only be allowed for a specific period of time which is known as landing permission.
Visa on arrival simply means that you will not be allowed to enter the country without a visa even if its free you can only apply for a visa to receive on arrival or apply while you are in the countries airport or border.

Visa-Free Countries:

These are the list of visa free countries Nigerians can access without applying for a visa this means that you can travel to any of the countries below without a visa or with visa on arrival, passengers traveling from Nigeria can travel from the following state that has international airport Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Enugu, or Kano other neigbouring countries passengers can travel from are: Niger Republic, Ghana Accra, Togo Lome,and Cotonou.

  1. Benin Republic
  2. Barbados
  3. Burkina Faso
  4. Cameroon
  5. Chad
  6. Cote d’Ivoire
  7. Dominican
  8. Fiji Island
  9. Gambia
  10. Ghana
  11. Guinea
  12. Guinea Bissau
  13. Haiti
  14. Liberia
  15. Mali
  16. Micronesia
  17. Niger Republic
  18. Senegal
  19. Sierra Leone
  20. Sri Lanka (Electronic travel authorisation)
  21. Togo
  22. Vanuatu

Visa on Arrival Bellow

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Burundi
  3. Cape Verde
  4. Comoros Island
  5. Djibouti
  6. Georgia
  7. Iran
  8. Kenya
  9. Madagascar
  10. Maldives
  11. Mauritania
  12. Mauritius
  13. Mozambique
  14. Nauru
  15. Palau
  16. Samoa
  17. Seychelles
  18. Somalia
  19. Tanzania
  20. Timor-Leste
  21. Uganda
  22. Tuvalu

Take this as your checklist

Below are list of you checklist to help you in planning for your next trip, always make sure you do the needful in other to be at the safe end.

  • Packaging Yourself
  • Before thinking of traveling hope your passport is ready which should be valid for at least six months from start of trip.
  • Avoid discussing your travel plans with unfriendly people.
  • Return Airline tickets.
  • Always be with your transit visa (countries that you pass through before getting to your final destination)

Items To Leave At Home in case of eventualities

  • Always leave a copy of your itinerary with family relations.
  • Always leave copy of passport and data page
  • All Expensive gadgets like jewellery.
  • Please drop everything that may look like a weapon

Travel Documents to Take With You

  • Passport with required visas
  • Health details that’s record of immunizations.
  • Major international credit cards
  • Frequent Airline travel cards.
  • Cell numbers at destinations and addresses details in countries to be visited Copy of your passport

Written above is the list of countries Nigerians can now visit without applying for a visa.A list of states with international airport and neighboring countries to travel through have been listed above for you.  If you are a Nigerian, you can plan to visit this places and spend holiday with your friends and family.Karisas Travel is always available to assist you in whatever you need concerning travels. Hope this post helped? If yes, then please share.