Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Nigeria Visa for Irish Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual signed passport. The passport must:

    • Be valid six months beyond entry date
    • Have at least two blank visa pages

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application or display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Business Introduction Letter

    You must provide an original Business Introduction Letter from the applicant's Irish employer. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a Irish postal address. Use the sample Business Introduction Letter provided at https://visacentral.ie/forms?formname=Business%20Introduction%20Letter%20Sample.pdf to complete your letter.

    Note that most consulates require the Business Cover Letter to be dated within one month of application submission.

  4. Letter of Invitation

    An original letter of invitation from the company the applicant is visiting. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required
    • Include an acceptance of financial responsibility for the applicant
    • Be signed in the original 
    • Be addressed to "Visa Section, Embassy of Nigeria, Dublin"

  5. Company Registration Information

    This must be provided as a high quality colour photocopy of the Certificate of Incorporation (Company Registration) of the Nigerian company

  6. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    This must be provided as a copy of the paid flight confirmation showing onward/return travel

  7. Copy of Passport

    A clear colour photocopy of the information page(s) from the applicant's passport

  8. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed original visa application form which must be completed online at https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/visa/freshVisa. The form must be printed in colour.

  9. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Confirmation included in this kit.

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Nigeria Visa for Irish Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual signed passport. The passport must:

    • Be valid six months beyond entry date
    • Have at least two blank visa pages

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application or display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Letter of Invitation

    An original letter of invitation from the applicant's host. This letter must:

    • Include the full name, address and contact details of the host
    • Specify the purpose and duration of stay
    • Include an acceptance of financial responsibility for the applicant
    • Be signed by the applicant's host
    • Be addressed to "Visa Section, Embassy of Nigeria, Dublin"
    The letter of invitation must be provided along with a copy of the host's passport

  4. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. These must be provided as:

    • A copy of the hotel confirmation showing applicant's name
    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel

  5. Proof of Financial Means

    This must be provided as a copy of the applicant's latest non-online current account bank statement showing sufficient funds in credit.

  6. Copy of Passport

    A clear colour photocopy of the information page(s) from the applicant's passport

  7. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed original visa application form which must be completed online at https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/visa/freshVisa. The form must be printed in colour.

  8. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Confirmation included in this kit.

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