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Nigeria Short Term Residents Visa - STR

Visa Type Nigeria Short Term Residency (STR) Visa
Nationalities EU and Worldwide
Processing Times - Express Next Day Service
- Regular 7 Day Service
Nigeria Visa Embassy Fees STR Visa Fee £345.00
Handling Fees £180.00 + VAT

Nigeria Short Term Residency (STR) Visa Application Requirements

  1. Passport that is valid for 6 months or more
  2. The Nigeria Visa online application form – 4 copies
  3. Four passport sized photos
  4. A UK Employer support letter (4 copies) stating letter that is:

    i. address to the Nigerian High Commission in London.
    ii. On company letter headed paper. This should also mention the full name, the length and 
    number of entries required by the applicant. 
    iii. The letter must state that financial responsibility for the applicant will be provided
  5. Invitation letter from the Nigerian company (4 copies) that is:

    i. On their company letterhead paper.
    ii. Has the full name of the applicant including middle names.
    iii. Mention clearly the requirement for an STR visa.
    iv. The letter must indicate how many entries are required and the duration of the visa required also.
  6. Please enclose all original academic/diploma certificates that is specific to the area of working that is being applied for (4 copies).
  7. Curriculum vitae (4 copies).
  8. Flight confirmation (4 copies).

Once you have completed all the application forms and compiled all the requirements, please finalise your Visa Order by completing our quick and secure online visa order form. This allows you to select your visa type, service type, return instructions, make payment and generate an application reference number.

Completing the Nigeria STR Visa Online Form Instructions:

To ensure that the Nigeria STR visa application is completed accurately, please kindly read the instructions before proceeding.

Please click on this link after you have read the instructions below: http://www.immigration.gov.ng

When the first page opens, please click on the “apply online” option toward the top right hand side of the webpage.

As you move onto the next page, please select on “Entry Visa Application Form” underneath the heading “Visa” on the right-hand side.

On the page after this, please select “United Kingdom” for Processing Country and click on “Proceed”.

The next instruction will be to log in to your identification account with one of Google, Yahoo or OpenID.

If you already have one of these accounts setup, please click the correct button. If you do not have one of these accounts, then you will need create one with OpenID. This is a straight forward step where you simply click on the option to select and to this and follow the instructions.

Once you have logged into your identification account, you will then come to the application form. Please proceed to enter details for the form and print it at the end of page 4. It is important to store the Reference Number and Application ID. Once you have printed, please press Continue.

The next part is to make an online partial payment for the visa. This is a mandatory payment which must be made, and confirmation printed before the Nigeria STR visa application is submitted at the consulate.

Please ensure the payment confirmation is printed as it is required to submit the visa application with the form

Please click on this link to start the online Nigeria STR visa form: http://www.immigration.gov.ng For more information on the work visas for Nigeria available, please contact our STR team.

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