How Far Can You Travel With Your African Passport – Part II

Following Part I of countries you can visit your African passport, this post covers additional countries you can travel to visa-free or with a valid US, UK, Canada and/or Schengen visa.

Photo Credit: Turkey Home; Destination: Turkey 

  1. Gambia: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  2. Georgia: Tourist e-visa is required for citizens of Nigeria. It is advised to apply at least 10 days before the intended entry date. Citizens of Nigeria holding a valid multiple entry visa for the US, EU, or Schengen member states, which has been used at least once to enter those countries, do not require a visa for a stay of up to 90 days within the validity term of the visa.
  3. Ghana: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  4. Grenada: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  5. Guam: Citizens of Nigeria can travel to Guam using their valid United States visa.
  6. Guinea: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  7. Guinea Bissau: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  8. Haiti: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.

    Photo Credit: Haiti Tourism; Destination: Haiti

  9. Ivory Coast: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  10. Kenya: Tourists will need an e-visa to visit Kenya. Fill form here: http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html
  11. Kosovo: Foreigners which possess a valid multi-entry Schengen Visa are exempt to obtain a Kosovo Visa to enter, transit or stay in the Territory of the Republic of Kosovo for up to 15 DAYS within a period of 6-MONTHS
  12. Liberia: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  13. Macedonia (The Former Yugoslav Republic): Amongst foreigners which can enter, transit and stay in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia without a national entry visa are foreigners, are those possessing a short-stay Schengen Visa (Type C). The allowed period of stay in this case is 15 DAYS upon every entry per period of 180 DAYS
  14. Madagascar: For short visits (90 days or less), every visitor, regardless of nationality, can obtain a visa upon arrival at the airport in Antananarivo, provided the visitor’s passport is valid for at least 6 months beyond the last day of the intended stay in Madagascar, and provided the visitor carries an airline-issued ticket or passenger receipt confirming the visitor’s intention to leave Madagascar within 90 days.
  15. Maldives: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 30 days.
  16. Mali: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  17. Mauritania: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  18. Mauritius: Citizens of Nigeria can obtain a visa on arrival in Mauritius for a stay of up to 14 days. Applicants must show evidence of return transportation, adequate accommodations (hotel confirmation or letter of invitation confirming name, address, and relationship), and proof of sufficient funds (at least USD 100.00 per day).
  19. Mexico: Starting May 1st, 2010, all foreigners, regardless of their nationality, visiting Mexico as tourists, transmigrate or for business matters will not need a visa for Mexico as long as they hold a valid United States, Canada, or Schengen visa.
  20. Micronesia: Citizens of Nigeria do not require a visa for a stay of up to 30 days. Duration of stay can be extended in Micronesia up to a total stay of 90 days. Travelers must present evidence of return or onward transportation and proof of sufficient funds.
  21. Montenegro: Citizens of Nigeria that hold a valid permanent resident card or a valid visa from the United States, Canada, or any European Union nation, do not need to obtain a visa to Montenegro for a stay of up to 30 days. Please refer to the embassy for complete details.

    Photo Credit: Patrick Valmont; Destination: Seychelles

  22. Montserrat: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  23. Mozambique: Visitors can obtain a visa on arrival, for a maximum stay of 30 days. According to the legislation border visas (visas which may be issued at airports and land borders on arrival) are only issued to people travelling for purposes of tourism, and only for people coming from countries where there is no Mozambican consular representation. This legislation, which previously was applied in a relaxed manner, is now being strictly enforced at most ports of entry. People travelling for tourism purposes and coming from countries which do not have a Mozambican consular representation must present on entry: a passport with at least 6 months validity and several blank pages; a return air ticket (for air travellers); an invitation from family / friends that they are visiting or a confirmed hotel reservation.
  24. Nauru: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 30 days.
  25. Niger: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  26. Niue: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 30 days.
  27. Norfolk Island: Citizens of Nigeria must present the following documents on arrival in Norfolk Island: 1. A multiple entry Australian visa valid for at least 30 days beyond the intended stay in Norfolk Island. 2. Evidence of onward or return transportation. 3. Proof of adequate accommodations. Travelers that meet all of the above requirements will be granted a 30-day Visitor’s Permit on arrival.
  28. Palau: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 30 days. Citizens of Nigeria will be issued a 30-day visa on arrival. Travelers must present evidence of return or onward transportation and proof of sufficient funds in the amount of USD 200.00 per week of intended stay. Duration of stay can be extended in Palau in 30-day increments for USD 50.00 per extension, up to a total stay of 90 days.
  29. Panama: Citizens of Nigeria holding a valid visa or permanent residency from any of the following countries: United States, United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia which has been used at least once to enter those countries, do not require a visa for a stay of up to 30 days. Duration of stay can be extended through the Immigration Service of Panama for an additional 60 days.
  30. Pitcairn Island: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 14 days. Citizens of Nigeria can apply for a $30.00 entry permit on arrival for a stay of up to 14 days. Applicants must show evidence of return transportation departing within 14 days, adequate accommodations, and medical/travel insurance including evacuation coverage.
  31. Puerto Rico: Citizens of Nigeria can travel to Puerto Rico using their valid United States visa.
  32. Qatar: If you hold a valid residence permit or visa to either GCC countries, Schengen countries, Australia, Canada, UK, USA or New Zealand, you can take advantage of the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) to visit Qatar. This is a new system that allows eligible visitors to obtain an ETA by completing a simple online application prior to travelling.
  33. Romania: Foreigners seeking to enter, transit and perform short-stays in Romania, can do that without needing to show national Romanian Visa, if they enjoy a valid Schengen Visa (type C, double or multiple entry). The allowed period of stay must not exceed the period of 90 DAYS within a 6-MONTH period and the visa must be used in the territory of the Schengen area first. Holders of Schengen visas with two or multiple entries, national visas or residence permits issued by Schengen Member States.
  34. Rwanda: Nationals of all African countries traveling to or transiting through Rwanda   obtains a entry visa upon arrival without necessarily making prior application and pay for a visa ($30) where applicable.
  35. Saint Kitts and Nevis: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  36. Samoa: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 60 days.
  37. Sao Tome and Principe: Foreigners who want to enter, transit and stay in the territory of Sao Tome and Principe can do that, without needing to prove having a Sao Tome and Principe Visa, in case they enjoy a valid Schengen Visa. The allowed period of stay in this category of foreigners is up to 15 DAYS within a 6-MONTH period.

    Photo Credit: Visit Dakar; Destination: Senegal

  38. Senegal: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  39. Serbia: Foreign nationals who have a valid US visa or lawful residence in the United States (green card) may enter the Republic of Serbia without visas and stay no longer than 90 days within the six-month period. Visa must be valid for the whole duration of stay in the Republic of Serbia. Also, foreign nationals who have a valid Schengen visa, UK visa or other European Union member-states visa may enter the Republic of Serbia without a visa and stay no longer than 90 days within the six month period.
  40. Seychelles: Citizens of Nigeria do not require a visa to Seychelles. On arrival, travelers will need to provide evidence of onward or return transportation, confirmed accommodations, and proof of sufficient funds, and will then be issued a Visitor’s Permit valid for a stay of up to 30 days. Duration of stay can be extended in Seychelles through the Department of Immigration in 3-month increments, up to a total stay of 1 year.
  41. Sierra Leone: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 180 days.
  42. Slovenia: Foreigners holding a valid Schengen Visa can enter, transit and stay in Slovenia. The allowed period of stay to this category is maximum 30 DAYS upon every entry per period of 180 days.
  43. Sri-Lanka: Tourist e-visa is required for citizens of Nigeria. Sri Lanka tourist visas for a stay of up to 30 days for citizens of Nigeria are electronic.
  44. Tanzania: Foreign nationals must obtain a tourist’s visa for a single entry at any one of the following four main entry points to Tanzania, Dar es Salaam International Airport, Zanzibar International Airport, Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA), Namanga Entry Point (Tanzania-Kenya boarder point)
  45. Timor-Leste: Nationals of Nigeria can obtain a single entry visa on arrival, for a maximum stay of 30 days.
  46. Togo: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  47. Turkey: Ordinary, official/service passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their single entry e-Visas valid for one month e-Visas via the website evisa.gov.tr, provided that they meet certain conditions.
  48. Tuvalu: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 90 days.
  49. US Virgin Islands (Saint Croix, Saint John, and Saint Thomas): Citizens of Nigeria can travel to US Virgin Islands using their valid United States visa.
  50. Vanuatu: Tourist visa is not required for citizens of Nigeria for a stay up to 30 days.
  51. Zambia: All persons who ordinarily require a Visa to come to Zambia are eligible to apply for an e-Visa. You can apply for e-visa valid for 30-days. http://evisa.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm/#/
  52. Zimbabwe: Citizens of Nigeria need to apply for a Zimbabwe single entry visa before travelling to Zimbabwe. You can do this online at evisa.gov.zw(go to the ‘Apply’ tab). It takes two working days to obtain an e-visa. After completing the online form, you will be emailed a document to use upon arrival in Zimbabwe. The visa fee should be paid upon arrival in Zimbabwe. You need to apply for this at least three weeks before your travel date. Fees: Single Entry Visa: US$65 to US$100.

Photo Credit: Discover Zambia; Destination: Zambia

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