The implementation of the New Visa Policy (NVP) and New Visa Fees which is based on the principles of reciprocity has been approved by the Federal Government.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr. Muhammad Babandede, on Thursday in Abuja.
According to the Comptroller General, the implementation of the new visa fees and Nigeria Visa Policy (NVP) 2020 started on Thursday. He said: “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.
Furthermore, he invited all stakeholders, concerned authorities, and individuals to visit the official website of the Service via for full details of the new visa fees for all countries and category of applicants.
It will be recalled that the Federal Government had on February 4th, 2020 launch the New Visa Policy (NVP) as an avenue to boost the nation’s economy. This allows travelers to visit Nigeria without visas and only commence the process of obtaining a visa upon arrival into the country.