The Ultimate List of Countries Nigerians Don’t Need a Visa to Enter

It is interesting to know that with a Nigerian passport, you can enter some countries without a visa. While a large number of countries on this list do not require s visa, some offer visa on arrival. Visa on arrival is usually offered for a small fee. Some of those countries are West African countries while the others are not.

Below is a list of the 44 countries a Nigerian passport holder can enter without a visa.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a South Asian country which flanks India at the east. With Dakar as its capital city, Bangladesh is one of the mist populated countries in the world. This Asian country offers visas on arrival to Nigerian visitors.

Barbados

This is the home country of American Pop star “Rihanna Fenti”. It is inhabited by lots of people of African origin and is known to be a major tourist attraction. Barbados is located in the Caribbean and offers free visas for 6 months to visitors from Nigeria. At the end of 6 months, a visa will have to be paid for.

Benin Republic

This is the starting point of voodoo as they say. It has some similarities with the Yoruba of Nigeria.

Benin republic is Nigeria’s West African neighbor and also a member of the ECOWAS. It is a visa free country for travelers from Nigeria.

Burkina Faso

The name “Burkina Faso” means “fatherland if honest people”. Burkina Faso is a land-locked country. This West African country and member of the ECOWAS permits Nigerians to enter her territory without a visa.

Burundi

This East African country is land locked and offers visa on arrival for 30 days. At the end of 30 days, a visa will have to be paid for.

Cameroon

Cameroon shares borders with Nigeria and has both French and English as its official languages. It is a Central African country but is a member of the ECOWAS. It is a visa free country for Nigerians.

Cape Verde

Cape Verde is an African country with a strong Portuguese influence. It lacks natural resources and is dependent on tourism to boost its economy.

Cape Verde offers visas to Nigerians on arrival.

Chad

Chad is a land locked country as well as the fifth largest country in Africa. It is a member of the ECOWAS as well as a visa free country to holders of the Nigerian passport.

Ghana

Ghana shares a lot in common with Nigeria. Although, the two do not share borders they are apparently very close. This is probably because they are English speaking countries surrounded by francophone nations

Ghana offers a visa free entry to Nigerians.

Togo

Togo is a francophone Nation and one of the smallest in West Africa. It is an ECOWAS country and Nigerians have the privilege of entering her territory without visas.

Cote d’ivore

This is also known as the Ivory Coast. It is a francophone country and is habited majorly by Muslims and Christians.

This country is an ECOWAS country, therefore Nigerians can get into her without a visa.

Liberia

Liberia means “land of freedom”. It is Africa’s first modern republic and the only African country to gain independence without a struggle.

Liberia is open to Nigerians to come in without a visa

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is considered a sister country to Liberia. Its capital is Freetown and it was once a British colony.

This West African country is free for Nigerians to get into without using a visa.

Guinea

This is a francophone country and a predominantly Muslim country.  As a member of ECOWAS, Nigerians can get into guinea without a visa.

The Gambia

One of the few English speaking countries in West Africa. It is a very small country and is almost entirely surrounded by Senegal.

The Gambia permits Nigerians to enter her territory without a passport

Comoros Island

This is a volcanic island and it offers visas to Nigerian travelers on arrival.

Djibouti

This country is located on the African continent and gives visas to holders of the Nigerian passport on arrival.

Gabon

Gabon shares borders with Nigeria and has its capital in Libreville. Nigerians do not need a passport to get into Gabon.

Senegal

Senegal is an ECOWAS country and is predominantly Muslim. This West African country allows Nigerians into her land without visas.

Dominican

Dominican Republic is larger than all Caribbean countries save Cuba. It is the most visited country by tourists in the Caribbean.

This Caribbean country offers free visas for the first 21 days.

Fiji Island

Fiji was formed by the aftermath of volcanic activities. It is made up of over 300 islands.

Fiji Island offers free visas for 4 months to Nigerian visitors.

Georgia

Georgia should not be mistaken with Atlanta Georgia in the United States. Georgia offers visa on arrival.

Guinea Bissau

Guinea Bissau used to be a part of the Mali Empire. This country is constantly rocked by political instability. It is a visa free country for Nigerians.

Haiti

Haiti is yet to fully recover from the 2010 earthquake it suffered from. It is a Caribbean country and also one of the poorest in the Caribbean’s.

Haiti is visa free to Nigerians for the first 90 days of stay.

Kenya

Famous for its outstanding Marathon runners, Kenya is an East African country and has its capital in Nairobi. Kenya offers visas on arrival to Nigerians.

Iran

This is the second largest country in the Middle East. Iran has a strategic geographical location and has one of the oldest serving capitals in History.

Iran offers visas on arrival to Nigerian travelers.

Madagascar

This is an African island and it offers visas on arrival for the first 90 days.

Maldives

Grants visa on arrival for 30 days.

Mali

Mali is the third largest producer of gold in Africa. Ironically, over half of its indigenes live below the international poverty line.

Mali is visa free for Nigerian travelers.

Mauritius

Mauritius used to be known as the “star and key” of the Indian Ocean. It is an African country and is visa free for 90 days.

Mauritania

Mauritania is a. Islamic republic and the 11th biggest country in West Africa.

It offers visa on arrival to Nigerians.

Micronesia

Micronesia is located in Oceania and is made of five regions. They are Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands and Nauru.

Micronesia is visa free for 90 days to visitors from Nigeria.

Nauru

Nauru is located in Oceania and is one of the regions in Micronesia. Nauru offers visa on arrival to Nigerians.

Niger Republic

Niger republic is a West African country and shares borders with Nigeria. Niger is visa free for Nigerians due to the fact that it is an ECOWAS country.

Mozambique

Mozambique was once a Portuguese colony. It is located in south eastern Africa. Mozambique offers visa on arrival for 30 days to Nigerian visitors.

Palau

Located in Oceania and also one of the regions in Micronesia, Palau offers visa on arrival for 30 days to holders of the Nigerian passport.

Samoa

Samoa is a member of the common wealth of nations. It gained independence from New Zealand in 1962. Visa on arrival for 60 days is offered to Nigerians.

Somalia

The war torn zone of Somalia has its capital in Mogadishu. It is a predominantly Muslim country and offers visa on arrival to Nigerians.

Tanzania

This is the home country of the Kilimanjaro. Tanzania is also home to some of the Savannah’s ruling animals.

Tanzania offers visas on arrival to Nigerian travelers.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is an island in southern Asia. Although there are lots of religions practiced in Sri Lanka, Buddhism us the major religion. Sri Lanka offers electronic travel authorization.

Uganda

This is an Anglophone and land locked country. Uganda is located in east Africa and offers visa on arrival to Nigerians.

Vanuatu

Vanuatu is an island located in the Pacific Ocean. The republic of Vanuatu became independent in 1980 and is Visa free for 30 days.

Tuvalu

Tuvalu means “eight standing together”. It is an island in the Pacific Ocean. Visa on arrival for 30 days.

Timor-Leste

Formally known as East -Timor, Timor- Leste gained independence in 2002. Visa on arrival for 30 days is offered to Nigerian travelers.

As a citizen of Nigeria, you can easily visit any of the above named countries. All that is required of you is your Nigerian passport.

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