Wanting to know the countries to travel to without you having a visa? Check out the 10 Nigeria visa-free countries. As we all know, most countries are giving Nigerians a hard time whenever a Nigerian tries to travel to their country.
This is as a result of many factors which are negative and as we know each country will try to secure its citizens, as Nigeria government is turning deaf ears to the request of those countries.
It is usually stressful especially when you are trying to travel to developed countries from Nigeria as they have a lot of protocols for you to pass through and the process is overwhelming.
What is a Visa?
A visa is used to get access to another country, in other words it is an endorsement after going through some questioning and investigations and if deemed fit and eligible you will be given a visa which you need to enter into a particular country within a time frame.
We have different types of visa which include;
- Work Visa: This is only given when the purpose of travelling is for work, i.e. you have a contract to work in that particular country for a period of time.
- Student Visa: This is usually given to a student that wants to further their education abroad, this is one of the easiest way to get a visa and for you to be given a student visa, your institution of choice should have given you an admission pass.
- Tourist Visa: A tourist visa is usually issued to tourists, it may be that you want to educate yourself by visiting some historical places or you want to pay visit to your friends or family members.
- Medical Visa: This is a type of visa given to an individual that needs medical attention which are best offered in that particular country he/she is trying to get visa from.
- Business Visa: This last for 90 days, and it is a type of visa that is given to those that wishes to travel basically for a business trip.
It is always good for every country to have its visa granting requirements, this is for security purpose and to account for the number of people coming into the country, it will also be good to make this process a bit easy for those coming into your country as we all have our different reasons for travelling, so to avoid embarrassment and stressing people.
Currently, we have a total of 45 countries that allows Nigerians to travel into their country without a request for a visa as long as you have your valid passport with you.
Without much ado, let us quickly look at the ten of the best Nigerian visa-free countries and what they have to offer.
Below is a list of visa-free countries Nigerians can travel to;
Barbados is located in the eastern Caribbean island and it is an independent British Commonwealth nation. The capital of Barbados is Bridgetown, the capital has some beautiful high taste sightseeing spots and a cruise-ship port.
Travelling to this place allows you to see some beaches surrounding islands, botanical gardens, the Harrison’s Cave formation, and so many places.
Barbados is home to the popular singer and dancer Rihanna and we can call this place a mini-paradise on earth. Having some cool relaxation spots and tourist attractions centres.
You need not to worry about language here as a Nigerian because their official language is English.
The people of this country are fun to be with and they receive visitors with top-notch hospitality, you can go to Barbados for your holidays or touring trips for up to six months stay.
Bangladesh is a very popular country and they have been keeping things going on fine even with the fact that they don’t pester visitors from other countries with stressful requirements.
Bangladesh is a South Asian country marked by lush greenery and many waterways. Have you heard of the royal Bengal Tigers? Here is where you find them. So if you want to enjoy your stay in this country Bangladesh wont be a disappointment.
Bangladesh offers free visa to Nigerians as long as you have your passport with you then you are eligible to a 30 days visa free stay
But there is one thing to note, you must have enough funds that can reach you through your stay in Bangladesh.
#3. Fiji Island
Another visa free country to Nigerians is Fiji Island which is officially called the Republic of Fiji. As the name implies it is an island and islands are always a perfect place for curious minds and those that really want to have fun travelling.
The Ocean is located on the Southern Pacific Ocean and the Island is sited in Melanesia.
The major source of income is tourism and recreation, having beautiful sightseeing places and a blue sea to complement it all. This is the perfect place for a honeymoon or a tourist looking for a wonderful place to travel to.
#4. Cape Verde
cape Verde is a colony in Portugal, having rich cultures and traditions with nice places that will melt the hearts of visitors.
Cape Verde is a visa free country to Nigeria all you need to tender is your passport and you will enjoy one of the best hospitality.
It has a nice climatic condition and it is a perfect place for family vacations and tourist as they troop in batch by batch.
Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands which are located in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. It has numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves with some rare animals like the giant Aldabra tortoises.
A perfect place for a family vacation and you also get a visa free access as a Nigerian/
Cambodia is located in the Southeast Asian nation and as a traveller, you are opened to many wonderful places you can visit. It has a glittering Royal Palace and historical National Museum centres and many other fascinating places.
They are very hospitable and fun to be with both males and females. Cambodia is a visa free place a Nigerian can visit as long as you have your valid passport.
Known as Western Samoa and officially called the Independent State of Samoa, it has two Islands and is located in Oceania.
Do you want to have a nice time touring? then the right place for you to be is Samoa. Samoa grants Nigerian passport holders a visa free access to their state.
This place is the perfect place for vacation as it has a cool weather condition and you can stay there for as long as 30 days.
Kenya is one of the fastest-developing countries in Africa and it is located in the eastern part of Africa.
Located in the eastern part of Africa, Kenya boasts of many extravagant wildlife and jaw-dropping natural resources, this country is blessed. It also has various highlands which will add glitz to your pictures.
Visiting Kenya you are allowed to stay for up to 30-60 days with your Nigerian valid passport and to make this interesting, Kenya is a perfect place for doing business.
Tanzania has a clean and serene environment, located in the eastern part of Africa and well known for its vast wilderness areas with various parks and wild animals to show for it.
Visiting Tanzania you will be able to see the wildlife and also Kilimanjaro National Park, they have the biggest mountain in Africa.
And offshore lies the tropical island of Zanzibar and some jaw-dropping whale sharks and coral reefs.
Tanzania boasts of a good economy and rich cultures and has been one of the most peaceful places to be and as a Nigerian, you have access to visa-free visit for up to 30 days.
#10. Republic of Benin
Popularly called Benin Republic, this country was colonised by the french and that is why they are a french speaking country. The Republic of Benin is located in the Western Region of Africa.
Entering into this country is the easiest as it is very close to Nigeria as it shared its border with Nigeria and it offers Nigerians visa-free access.
Benin Republic is also a member of ECOWAS – Economic Community of West Africa States and this has even made trades and visiting hassle-free.