The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has introduced new visa fees for all countries which takes effect from the first of October 2020.
Comptroller General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede said the new visa fee is in line with the new visa policy 2020 signed in February by President Muhammadu Buhari and wand varies for countries and the category of visa.
This contained in a statement signed by DCI Sunday James pcc
Service Public Relations Officer as quoted on Twitter on Friday.
The statement reads: “The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, wishes to inform the general public and the international community of the new visa fees approved by the Honorable Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Ra’uf Aregbesola, which is based on the principles of reciprocity.
“The Comptroller General is inviting stakeholders, concerned authorities and individuals to visit the official website of the Service via www.immigration.gov.ng for full details of the new visa fees for all countries and category of applicants.
“Equally, the Service will commence the implementation of the Nigeria Visa Policy 2020 (NVP 2020), launched on the 4thFebruary, 2020, by President Muhammadu Buhari.
“The implementation of the new visa fees and Nigeria Visa Policy 2020 (NVP 2020) commences on 1st October, 2020.
NIS UNVEILS NEW NIGERIA VISA POLICY (NVP 2020).
The FG has approved the implementation of the New Visa Policy effective 1st October 2020.
The new Document introduces three (3) categories of Visas:
A. Short Visit Visas…28 classes;
B. Temporary Residence Visas..36 classes;
— Nigeria Immigration Service (@nigimmigration) October 2, 2020