The Federal Republic of Nigeria
Do I Need a Visa to Visit Nigeria?
Canadian citizens using a Canadian passport need a visa to visit Nigeria.
Work - STR - TWP visas:
Tourist - Visit - Family Visit visas:
Fast visa processing services takes 5 working days, while regular services takes up to 20 working days. Service speeds for special visas such as STR take up to 10 working days even on fast service.
Nationals of the following countries do not need a visa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.
All other nationals will need a visa.
Nigerian is undergoing an electronic revolution in their visa processing; and the requirements and procedures are being standardized around the world. However, there are still substantial differences in what some Nigerian missions require. Requirements in Canada are rather strict.
For more information about travel conditions in Nigeria and Africa, please visit the Foreign Affairs Web site.