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DON’T HAVE VISA? Here Are 26 Countries Nigerians Can Travel To Without Visa

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Traveling for Nigerians increasingly requires adequate planning. With Nigerian passport ranking 83rd in freedom to travel across the world, acquiring a visa is always difficult and strenuous.

However, there are visa-free countries accessible to all Nigerian passport holders. With just a valid passport, you can gain entry into these African countries without having to stress yourself over a visa.

Some may, however, be required to apply for a visa at their point of entry.
1. Rwanda

Easily the neatest African country, Rwanda has become a destination choice for investors and tourists. After the 1994 genocide war, the East African nation is wearing a new look.

It is also a secured nation with less than five percent national crime rate.

Visa is obtained at the entry point with just $100 for Nigerian passport holders.
2. Djibouti

In East Africa, one of the best places to visit from Nigeria is Djibouti. You may require a visa on arrival at an affordable rate, but the country still has beautiful places to visit such as the Lake Assal.

The lake is the lowest point on land in Africa. In the world, it is only the third after the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea.
3. Morocco

The culture, weather and exotic offering of Morocco make the country a great destination for honeymooners.

There are super-amazing sites, shops, restaurants, cafes and more around the streets of Morocco which could definitely tempt you to turn your honeymoon into a typical excursion you will not regret.
4. Cape Verde

This is an island country that is found on the West African coast. It is one of the most welcoming tourist destinations on the continent as it has great weather and beautiful spots that you could have a splendid vacation.
5. Kenya

This beautiful tourist destination has a lot of wildlife, safari and historical places on offer.

Cities to explore include Nairobi and Mombassa with the hosts generally welcoming and helpful. Visa is also at the point of entry.
6. Uganda

This East African nation with rich historical cuisine and sites such as the Lake Victoria and others allow Nigerians to travel to obtain visa at the point of entry.
7. Sudan

Nigerians can get visas at the entry point to visit the massive deserts and wildlife conservations in this hugely vast country.
Other visa-free countries Nigerian passport holders can visit include
8. Barbados

Located in the western area of the North Atlantic and about 100 kilometers east of the Caribbean Sea and the Windward Island.

A visit to Barbados by Nigerians allows you a stay for six months without a visa. Barbados is rich in history and has some of the best beaches and kinds of seafood.

You will only be required to provide an E-passport, return ticket and proof of sufficient funds to gain entry into the country. The visa-free stay is only valid for a period of 6 months.

9. Bangladesh

Location – Asia
(Visa on arrival, 30 days permit)

Renowned as one of the world’s most populated country, Bangladesh offers a 30 days permit for Nigerians to stay in the country.

You will be required to provide $500 worth proof of funds and return ticket. Enjoy the best Bangladesh cuisine and visit the port city of Chittagong for an amazing experience.

10. Burkina Faso

Location – West Africa
(Visa free)

The country also plays host to International Arts and Crafts Fair, Ouagadougou which is regarded as one of the most important African handicraft fairs.

Burkina Faso is visa For Nigerian who would love to stay as long as they like. The Country is boasts of gold reserves and is rich in music and art like the drumming culture.

11. Benin Republic

Location – West Africa
(Visa free for 3 months)

As a Nigerian passport holder, you can visit the Benin Republic and stay for 3 months without a visa.

A country located close to Nigeria, there are a number of tourist attractions in the country that may interest you like the nominated UNESCO World Heritage site named Pendjari National Park.

12. Burundi

Location – East Africa
(Visa free for 30 days)

Nigerians are allowed a visit to Burundi for 30 days without a visa requirement. The country is known for its craftworks that serve as a great gift option for tourists.

From shields, baskets, and masks to statues and pottery. An important part of the culture in Burundi is drumming, the Royal Drummers of Burundi have been performing for 40 years.

The oral tradition of the country through poetry, storytelling, and songs is also something worth enjoying.

13. Chad

Location – Central Africa
(Visa free for 3 months)

Chad offers a 3-month visa-free stay for Nigerians. All you need to do is provide a return ticket that shows you do not plan to stay in the country permanently. You can visit the Chad National Museum,

Chad Cultural Centre to get a feel of the rich cultural heritage of the Chadian people.

14. Cameroon

Location – West Africa
(Visa free for 90 days)

Enjoy a great time in Cameroon as entry is visa-free for Nigerians. Check out the National Museum & Mvog-Betsi Zoo in Yaounde or the La Pagode Maritime Museum in Douala.

There are a number of wildlife species ranging from lions and antelopes to snakes and birds, you will find at any of the parks.

15. Cote D’ivoire

Location – West Africa
(Visa free)

A visa-free stay in Cote d’Ivoire formerly known as Ivory Coast is worth it as there several points of interest and tourist attractions you can visit during your stay.

The beach resorts of Assinie, the Parc National de Tai, valleys of Man and the artsy Grand Bassam are some of the breathtaking tourist attractions you can see in Cote d’ivoire.

You may also enjoy the lagoon boat tour or visit the open markets in Treichville or Cocody.

16. Comoros

Location – East Africa
(Visa on arrival)

You can travel to Comoros without a visa but you can get the visa on arrival for $50. Comoros Island is made up of four developed islands with white sandy beaches, giant fruit bats, volcanoes, and rainforests.

Enjoy one of the best adventures on Comoros Island and make memories of a lifetime.

16. Cape Verde

Location – West Africa
(Visa on arrival)

A visa will not be required by Nigerian citizen upon entry to Cape Verde, provided you can prove to the immigration officials you do not plan to stay permanently in the country.

You will be required to provide a return ticket, as well as proof of funds.

17. Cambodia

Location – Southeast Asia
(Visa on arrival for a period of 30 days)

This country allows Nigerians entry with a 30-day visa on arrival at the port of entry. The country is well known for its beautiful beaches and ancient temple cities.

You may visit during the annual Water Festival in November.

18. Dominica

Location – Caribbean Region
(Visa free for 21 days)

19. Djibouti

Location – East Africa
(Visa on arrival)

20. Fiji

Location – South Pacific Ocean
(Visa free for 4 months)

21. Ghana

Location – West Africa
(Visa free)

22. Guinea

Location – West Africa
(Visa free)

23. Guinea Bissau

Location – West Africa
(Visa free for 90 days)

24. The Gambia

Location – West Africa
(Visa free for 90 days)

25. Haiti

Location – Caribbean
(Visa free for 3 months)

26. Iran

Location – Middle East

You can also visit these countries without a visa.
– Samoa (Visa on arrival for 60 days )
– Senegal ( Visa free )
– Seychelles (Visa on arrival for 30 days)
– Sierra Leone (Visa free)
– Somalia (Visa on arrival)
– Sri Lanka (Electronic travel authorisation)
– Tanzania (Visa on arrival)
– Timor-Leste (Visa on arrival for 30 days)
– Togo (Visa free)
– Tuvalu (Visa on arrival for 30 days)
– Uganda (Visa on arrival)
– Vanuatu (Visa free for 30 days)

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