If you are planning to attend Social Media Week in Lagos, Nigeria you will need an Entry Visa. All nationalities (certain Western African countries are the only exceptions- US, UK, and EU all need visas) need to obtain an Entry Visa from a Nigerian Consulate. This page explains how to apply for Nigerian Travelers Visa
Obtaining a Nigerian Visa
Step 1: Get a visa invitation.
Before you apply for your visa at the Nigerian Consulate, you need an Invitation (also known as visa support).
Step 2: Prepare Your Documents.
Once you have downloaded and printed your invitation, you must gather the following documents and bring them to your In Person visa interview at the Nigerian Consulate in your area.
(please confirm this information from the consulate to which you will apply):
1) Visa Invitation
Must be valid for at least 6 months after the end of your proposed visit to Nigeria
Your passport must have at least one empty page in it.
Step : Submit Your Visa Application
Obtain the correct visa application form from the consulate either online or in person. In most countries the application is available to fill out and submit online. Once initial application fee is paid online you will receive a confirmation with your ‘In Person’ visa interview. Remember to print your confirmation for your records.
Contact the Consulate in your area directly in order to find out their visa processing time and charges.
Check with the Consulate you intend to use in case they have any special requirements.
If you have specific questions about your Social Media Week invitation letter or want to know where the Nigerian Consulate is in your area please contact us right away!