Great news for Nigerians! Dubai Visa For Nigerians and other Africans are now open for Nigerians starting from October 8, 2020. From tourist visas to freelance visas, Nigerians in the UAE and Nigeria can now apply for visas. Please ensure you only use verified agents so you don’t get sucked into numerous visa scams.
On September 19, 2020, the Nigerian aviation minister announced that UAE’s Emirates Airline was banned from operating in Nigeria as a result of the UAE government being accused of not allowing visas for Nigerians.
After deliberations between the Nigerian government and the UAE, visas have now resumed today October 8, 2020. We praise the Nigerian minister of Aviation and the Presidential task force on COVID19 for their efforts in ensuring this happens.
New rules for Nigerians coming to Dubai from Nigeria
For Nigerians coming to Dubai, you will need to do a negative COVID 19 PCR test, have a return ticket, hotel booking and health insurance. You can get more info from verified agents.
Visa Prices for Nigerians
1 MONTH SINGLE ENTRY – 800 AED
3 MONTHS SINGLE ENTRY – 1600 AED
Freelance Visa: 13,500 AED(2 years Visa): Allows you to stay in the UAE for a long time and work without any issues with the authorities. During COVID19 a lot of companies are asking for people that have their own visas.
Processing time 48 Hours
Rules for Nigerians In Dubai that want to change their Visa
For Nigerians currently in Dubai, you can either renew your visas by 1 month or 3 months but first you will need to pay your overstay fines.
To check your visa status, follow these instructions;
Here’s a step by step guide to track the visa validity using your passport:
Step 1: Visit this link – https://smartservices.ica.gov.ae/echannels/web/client/default.html#/fileValidity
Step 2: Select the ‘Passport Information’ radio button.
Step 3: Select either ‘residency’ or ‘visa’.
Step 4: Enter passport number and passport expiry date.
Step 5: Choose Nigeria or your country from the dropdown on the right. A corresponding number will appear on the box on the left.
Step 6: Select the captcha check box and click on search. The page will now display your visa details along with date of expiry.
3 MONTHS INSIDE COUNTRY – 2700 AED
*1 MONTH EXTENSION 1800 AED *
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