28 African Countries Nigerians Can Visit Without a VISA

As of January 2020, Nigerian citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 46 countries and territories, ranking the
Nigerian passport 95th in the world and 10th weakest in Africa in terms of travel freedom according to the Henley Passport Index.

28 African Countries Nigerians Can Visit Without a VISA
Nigerians can visit Seychelles without applying for visa

For 2020, the Nigerian passport has been placed in the 95th position on the global passport power ranking list.

This is due to the fact that it only guarantees visa-free access into only 46 countries.

Out of those 46 countries, 28 are in Africa

In the below African countries where visa-free access is granted to holders of the Nigerian passport, such access is not necessarily a right, and admission is at the discretion of border enforcement officers. Visitors engaging in activities other than tourism, including unpaid work, may require a visa or work permit.

Currently these are the 28 African Countries Nigerian passport holders can visit without a Visa:

1. Benin
2. Burkina Faso
3. Cameroon
4. Cape Verde Islands
5. Chad
6. Comoros Islands (visa on arrival)
7. Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
8. Ethiopia (visa on arrival)
9. Gambia
10. Ghana
11. Guinea
12. Guinea-Bissau
13. Kenya (visa on arrival)
14. Liberia
15. Madagascar (visa on arrival)
16. Mali
17. Mauritania (visa on arrival)
18. Mauritius (visa on arrival)
19. Mozambique (visa on arrival)
20. Namibia (visa on arrival)
21. Niger
22. Rwanda (visa on arrival)
23. Senegal
24. Seychelles (visa on arrival)
25. Sierra Leone
26. Somalia (visa on arrival)
27. Togo
28. Uganda (visa on arrival)

**Visa on arrival (VOA) are granted at a port of entry. This is distinct from visa-free entry, where no visa is required, as the visitor must still obtain the visa on arrival before proceeding to immigration control.

Uzonna Anele
Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.


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