Nigerian government finally approves implementation of new Visa fees, policy

The implementation of New Visa Policy (NVP) and new Visa fees have finally been approved by the Nigerian Government.

Muhammad Babandede, the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) made this known in a statement by the Service Spokesman, Mr Sunday James on Thursday in Abuja.

The NIS Comptroller said that the implementation of the new visa fees and Nigeria Visa Policy (NVP) 2020 commenced on Thursday.

“The service wishes to inform the general public and the international community of the new visa fees approved by the Minister of Interior, Mr Ra’uf Aregbesola, which is based on the principles of reciprocity.

“The service is inviting stakeholders, concerned authorities and individuals to visit the official website of the Service for full details of the new visa fees for all countries and category of applicants,” he said.

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According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports, the Federal Government launched a New Visa Policy (NVP) on Feb. 4.

The policy was launched to boost the nation’s economy and allow travelers to visit Nigeria without visas and only commence the process of obtaining a visa upon arrival into the country.

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