Online immigration portal updated

4 May 23



The Nigerian government has updated its online immigration portal for submitting applications for tourism and business visas, visa-on-arrival and passports.

Key Points:

  • Beginning May 7, those applying for tourism and business visas, visa-on-arrival and new passports must use a new portal website to submit applications.
  • Passport and business and tourism visa applications can be submitted through this website.
  • Visa-on-arrival applications must be submitted through this website.
  • Nigerian authorities have not changed the application requirements or process for tourist and business visas, passports or visa-on-arrival.

BAL Analysis: The Nigerian government will use new portal websites as its immigration webpage is being upgraded. Authorities have yet to announce if they will use the new links permanently.

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