Visa Free Countries Nigerian Passport Holders can Visit 2019

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Are you a Nigerian citizen looking to explore the world but you are worried about travel restrictions and visa issues. Then you would be glad to realize that there some countries Nigeria’s can visit without any visa requirement.

If you are a Nigerian passport holder, you can pay a visit to any of the 45 visa free countries listed below without the need to obtain a visa to gain entry to the countries listed below.

Many of these countries allow tourist entry and offer visa on arrival while other allow the visitor stay for a specified number of days or months before a visa will be required. Other countries may not require a visa regardless of how long you stay.

Jumia Travel has curated the full list of visa free countries for Nigerians:

1. Barbados:

Location – Caribbean Region

(Visa free for 6 months)

Located in the western area of the North Atlantic and about 100 kilometres east of the Caribbean Sea and the Windward Island. A visit to Barbados by Nigerians allows you a stay for six months without a visa. Barbados is rich in history and has some of the best beaches and sea foods.

You will only be required to provide a E-passport, return ticket and proof of sufficient funds to gain entry into the country. The visa free stay is only valid for a period of 6 months.

2. Bangladesh:

Location – Asia

(Visa on arrival, 30 days permit)

Renowned as one of the world’s most populated country, Bangladesh offers a 30 days permit for Nigerians to stay in the country. You will be required to provide $500 worth proof of funds and return ticket. Enjoy the best Bangladesh’s cuisine and visit the port city of Chittagong for an amazing experience.

3. Burkina Faso:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free)

The country also plays host to International Arts and Crafts Fair, Ouagadougou which is regarded as one of the most important African handicraft fair.

Burkina Faso is visa For Nigerian who would love to stay as long as they like. The Country is boasts of a gold reserves and is rich in music and art like the drumming culture.

4. Benin Republic:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free for 3 months)

As a Nigerian passport holder, you can visit Benin Republic and stay for 3 months without a visa. A country located close to Nigeria,there are a number of tourist attractions in the country that may interest you like the nominated UNESCO World Heritage site named Pendjari National Park.

5. Burundi:

Location – East Africa

(Visa free for 30 days)

Nigerians are allowed a visit to Burundi for 30 days without a visa requirement. The country is known for its craft works that serve as a great gift option for tourists. From shields, baskets and masks to statues and pottery. An important part of the culture in Burundi is drumming, the Royal Drummers of Burundi have been performing for 40 years. The oral tradition of the country through poetry, storytelling and songs is also something worth enjoying.

6. Chad:

Location – Central Africa

(Visa free for 3 months)

 

Chad offers a 3 month visa free stay for Nigerians. All you need to do is provide a return ticket that shows you do not plan to stay in the country permanently. You can visit the Chad National Museum,

Chad Cultural Centre to get a feel of the rich cultural heritage of the Chadian people.

7. Cameroon:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free for 90 days)

Enjoy a great time in Cameroon as entry is visa free for Nigerians. Check out the National Museum & Mvog-Betsi Zoo in Yaounde or the La Pagode Maritime Museum in Douala. There are a number of wildlife species ranging from lions and antelopes to snakes and birds, you will find at any of the parks.

8. Cote d’ivoire:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free)

A visa free stay in Cote d’ivoire formerly known as Ivory Coast is worth it as there several points of interests and tourist attractions you can visit during your stay. The beach resorts of Assinie, the Parc National de Tai, valleys of Man and the artsy Grand Bassam are some of the breathtaking tourist attractions you can see in Cote d’ivoire. You may also enjoy the lagoon boat tour or visit the open markets in Treichville or Cocody.

9. Comoros:

Location – East Africa

(Visa on arrival)

You can travel to Comoros without a visa but you can get the visa on arrival for $50. Comoros Island is made up of four developed islands with white sandy beaches, giant fruit bats, volcanoes, and rainforests. Enjoy one of the best adventures on Comoros Island and make memories of a lifetime.

10. Cape Verde:

Location – West Africa

(Visa on arrival)

A visa will not be required by Nigerian citizen upon entry to Cape Verde, provided you can prove to the immigration officials you do not plan to stay permanently in the country. You will be required to provide a return ticket, as well as proof of funds.

11. Cambodia:

Location – Southeast Asia

(Visa on arrival for a period of 30 days)

This country allows Nigerians entry with a 30 day visa on arrival at the port of entry. The country is well known for its beautiful beaches and ancient temple cities. You may visit during the annual Water Festival in November.

12. Dominica:

Location – Caribbean Region

(Visa free for 21 days)

13. Djibouti:

Location – East Africa

(Visa on arrival)

14. Fiji:

Location – South Pacific Ocean

(Visa free for 4 months)

15. Ghana:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free)

16. Guinea:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free)

17. Guinea Bissau:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free for 90 days)

18. The Gambia:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free for 90 days)

19. Haiti:

Location – Caribbean

(Visa free for 3 months)

20. Iran:

Location – Middle East

(Visa on arrival)

21. Kenya:

Location – East Africa

(Visa on arrival for 90 days)

22. Liberia:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free)

23. Mali:

Location – SahelF

(Visa free)

24. Madagascar:

Location – East Africa

(Visa on arrival for 90 days)

25. Mauritius:

Location – East Africa

(Visa free for 90 days)

26. Micronesia:

Location – Oceania

(Visa free for 30 days)

27. Maldives:

Location – South Asia

(30 days visa free)

28. Mauritania:

Location – West Africa

(Visa on arrival)

29. Mozambique:

Location – Southern Africa

(Visa free for 30 days)

30. Niger Republic:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free)

31. Nauru:

Location – Oceania

(Visa on arrival)

32. Palau:

Location – Oceania

(Visa on arrival for 90 days)

33. Senegal:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free)

34. Samoa:

Location – Oceania

(60 days entry permit on arrival)

35. Somalia:

Location – East Africa

(Visa on arrival)

36. Seychelles:

Location – East Africa

(1 month visitor’s permit on arrival)

37. Sri Lanka:

Location – South Asia

(Electronic travel authorization)

38. Sierra Leone:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free)

39. Togo:

Location – West Africa

(Visa free)

40. Tanzania:

Location – East Africa

(Visa on arrival)

41. Tuvalu:

Location – Oceania

(30 days visa on arrival)

42. Timor Leste:

Location – Southeast Asia

(Visa on arrival for 30 days)

43. Uganda:

Location – East Africa

(Visa on arrival)

44. Vanuatu:

Location – Oceania

(Visa free for 30 days)

 

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3 Comments

  1. Eze Chido

    March 5, 2019 at 10:06 pm

    I am in nigeria I want to travel to fiji and I have nigeria passport is it possible for me to go without no visa

    • Saratu

      March 19, 2019 at 3:30 pm

      It said Visa free for a period of 4 months for Nigerian passport holders. Hope this helps.

  2. Eze Chido

    March 5, 2019 at 10:06 pm

    please I need reply please

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