One question we get frequently asked is how do you write a letter of application (applicant self-introduction) for a Nigerian visa upon arrival?
Among other requirements, a letter of application (self-introduction) by the visitor is one of the prerequisites for getting an approval for a Nigerian Visa on Arrival (VoA).
Well, for most of our clients that we help with processing their visa on arrival (VoA), we do prepare this letter on their behalf so they don’t have to worry about anything.
But for others who may want to process the visa on arrival (VoA) by themselves, how do you write a letter of application (self-introduction) for Nigerian visa on arrival?
Sample Letter of Application (Applicant Self Introduction) for Nigerian Visa on Arrival
Here is a sample letter of application (self-introduction by applicant) for Nigerian visa on arrival:
George Peter Navas
2002 Churchill Way, Garland, Texas,
August 20, 2019
The Comptroller General,
Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS),
Headquarters, Sauka Airport Road,
Letter of Introduction For Visa on Arrival (VoA) Application
I will like to kindly submit this letter of self-introduction for the purpose of issuance of Nigerian Visa on Arrival (VoA).
The following are information about myself related to this visa application:
Name: George Peter Navas
Passport Number: 50xxxxxxx
Purpose of Visit: BUSINESS
Arrival in Nigeria: 29 AUGUST, 2019
Departure from Nigeria: 07 SEPTEMBER, 2019
Address in Nigeria: 3, Ajayi Close, Ikotun Egbe, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone Number: +19xxxxxxxxx
Thanks for granting my request.
George Peter Navas
Writing a Letter of Application for a Nigerian Visa on Arrival (VoA)
As with every formal letter, this letter of applicant’s self-introduction/application for Nigerian visa on arrival must begin with your address. The next thing after your address is the date.
The letter is addressed to the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Airport Road, Sauka, Abuja, Nigeria.
You are also expected to state clearly the following details in the letter: full names (as they appear on passport), correct passport number, nationality, purpose of visit, phone number, address in Nigeria, date of arrival in Nigeria and date of departure from Nigeria.
Other Nigerian Visa on Arrival Requirements
Other Immigration requirements to successfully apply for a Nigerian visa on arrival (VoA) are:
- Letter of invitation from a host in Nigeria
- Flight itinerary with return ticket
- Valid passport data page of the applicant (passport must not expire in the next six months)
- CAC certificate of host company in Nigeria (mandatory for non-African passport holders)
- Recent passport photo
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