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Tourist and Visiting Visa Requirements

Required documents

  1. Copy of completed visa application form. Attach two (2) recent passport photographs (35x40mm).

  2. Copy of visa payment  slip

  3. Passport, valid for at least 6 months with at least 4 blank visa pages.

  4. Copy of data page of the passport

  5. Copy of administrative fee paid to Embassy’s account

  6. Copy of yellow fever vaccination certificate


  1. Copy of Confirmed return flight ticket

  2. Evidence of Sufficient funds – 3 months Bank statement notorised by the bank

  3. Evidence of hotel reservation or your host address in Nigeria

  4. Copy of valid residence permit (where applicable)


Letter of invitation from invitee The letter of invitation from your host should be addressed to:

                       The Ambassador

                       Tyrgatan 8

                       114 27 Stockholm


It should also include:

  1.   Full details of invitee’s name, residential/office address, phone contact in Nigeria.

  2.   Your invitee should clearly state acceptance of immigration responsibility on your behalf.

  3.  Purpose of invitation/visit to Nigeria, date, and how long he/she intends to host you.

  4. Address(s) where you will be hosted/staying during your stay in Nigeria.

  5. Copy of data page of passport (valid at least, six months) of invitee or Valid Residence Permit  (where applicable).

  6. An Enclosed Self-Addressed Envelope, Registered And Trackable, That Can Be Posted From Sweden To Your Desired Destination.


Please be advised that the Nigerian Embassy will be closed on Monday, June 17th and Tuesday, June 18th, 2024 in observance of a Public Holiday. Regular operations will resume on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024.

For urgent matters during this closure, please contact us via email at and

We sincerely appreciate your understanding.

Thank you