Official/Diplomatic Visa


  • Visiting Heads of States and their families
  • Top officials of Government and their families
  • Diplomats and their families.
  • Holders of United Nations Diplomatic Passport and Laisser passez
  • Members of accredited Diplomatic Missions
  • Members of International Organisations
  • Members of accredited International non-governmental organisations

Requirements for the issuance of Official/Diplomatic Visa/Entry Permit

  1. Standard, Official or Diplomatic passport valid for at least 6 months with at least 2 blank pages for endorsement.
  2. Laisser passez, if applicable.
  3. Two (2) recent passport sized (35/40mm) color photograph with white background..
  4. Copy of Resident Identity Card (front and back).
  5. Note Verbale.
  6. Copy of Data page of host's passport + Nigeria Residence Card (CERPAC)
  7. Confirmed return ticket
  8. Copy of Yellow fever vaccination.  It is obligatory for all travellers to Nigeria. Travellers should ensure that their international health Vaccination Certificates are up to date before departure.


5 working days from receipt of application if all requirements are met.


Step 1: Apply online
Complete the online visa application here and print completed form.
Step 2: Affix 2 passport sized (35/40 mm) color photographs with white background.
Step 3: Submit the completed application to Embassy in person with attached requirements.