Information about Nigeria
Population: 148.283.240 (2008)
Capital: Abuja (800.000) inhab.
Official Languages: english, yoruba, hausa, ibo, fula
The flag carrier of Nigeria is Nigerian Eagle Airlines
Main cities: Lagos, Kano, Ibadan, Kaduna, Port Harcourt.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Nigeria in your country of residence Nigeria, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Nigeria, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Nigeria - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Naira (NGN)
Time Zone: (GMT+1)
Covid-19: Regulations for travel to Nigeria
International travel to Nigeria is allowed. You need to meet the requirements to ensure entry is allowed.
Vaccinations and travel rules for vaccinated people
Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, using an approved vaccine, are exempt from isolation requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days prior to departure. Accepted vaccines include 2 full doses of Astra Zeneca, Pfizer, or Moderna vaccines, or a single dose of Johnson and Johnson vaccine.
Quarantine is in effect upon arrival
Travelers must self-isolate for 7 days upon arrival. A PCR test will be administered on day 7 and those who test negative will come out of isolation.
It is mandatory to submit medical certificate / proof
Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 48 hours, must be provided upon departure.
Test is done upon arrival
A PCR test will be administered on day 2 after arrival. Travelers must prepay for the exam through the Nigeria International Travel Portal prior to departure.
Other medical measures
All passengers are subject to health checks on departure and arrival, such as temperature checks and visual evaluation. More health tests may be required for those showing symptoms of COVID-19.
Additional documents required
Travelers must register their trip on the Nigeria International Travel Portal prior to departure and complete the online health declaration form. During this process, travelers must upload negative results from their PCR tests and prepay for post-arrival tests. An access report with a QR code will be sent via email once all 3 requirements are completed. Travelers must present a hard copy or electronic copy of the access report prior to boarding and upon arrival.
Nigeria International Travel Portal
For more details visit the Nigerian Center for Disease Control website