Virginia, US

Nigeria Immigration Services

If your company is sending employees to Nigeria — Fragomen is here to help. Working closely with our Local Advisors in Nigeria, we provide the immigration strategies and support you need to get your employees on the ground as quickly as possible.  If you have any questions, please click here to contact us.


A business visa is suitable for business visitors and generally permits a stay of up to 90 days, which can be extended in country for a further 30 to 90 days, at the authorities' discretion. Non-Economic Community of West African States  (ECOWAS) nationals require an extension for any stay of 56 cumulative days or more in a 12-month period.
A Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Aliens Card (CERPAC) or a Temporary Work Permit (TWP) are suitable for foreign nationals undertaking work, depending on their intended length of stay.  Additionally, nationals of countries that are not ECOWAS members have different work authorization options options than ECOWAS nationals.
Note that unmarried partners and same-sex spouses and partners are not recognized as dependents in Nigeria.  
Detailed Immigration Snapshots, Document Lists and Process Guides are available to clients on request.