Dubai Visa For Nigerian Citizens

Dubai is an intriguing destination abound with so many exquisite sights and things to do. If you’ve been dreaming of exploring this wonderful city, now is the time to book your ticket! Follow our easy step-by-step guide on how to apply for a Dubai visa, and you’ll soon be marveling at the views atop Burj Khalifa or wandering along the pearly-white beaches of Palm Jumeirah. Avoid the unnecessary stress that comes with applying for a visa with the help of this Dubai visa guide.

Please check your eligibility before beginning the application process and submitting your application well in advance of flight departure. Once you have your visa, all that’s left to do is pack your bags!

Please note this process is applicable to Nigerian passport holders.

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Types of Visas

96-Hour Visa: You are only eligible to stay in the UAE for a maximum of 96 hours. It is best suited for travellers who plan to stay for a period of less than 4 days in the country.

14-Day Visa (short-term visit, single entry): This non-extendable visa is valid for a 14-day stay from the date of issue.

30-Day Visa (short-term visit, single entry): This non-extendable visa is valid for a 30-day stay.

90-Day Visa: It is valid for 90 days and great for travellers who are going to Dubai on holiday or to visit family and friends.

Validity

The 30-day tourist visa is valid for 58 days from the date of issue. This Dubai visa is only valid for a family travelling for tourist purposes.

Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after departing from the UAE.

The processing time for a Dubai visa is between 2 and 8 days, depending on the type of visa you are applying for.

Visa Costs

Dubai Visa in Nigeria

Visa Type Visa Fee
30-Day Visa ₦30,000
96-Hour Visa ₦23,000
14-Day Visa ₦30,000
90-Day Visa ₦63,000
90-Day Multi-Entry Long Term Visa ₦154,000
30-Day Multi-Entry Short Term Visa ₦61,000
Cancellation Charge ₦8,400

Payments are to be made at the VFS Dubai Visa Application Centre. You are required to obtain your electronic receipt when making the payment.

Dubai Visa Requirements

You will need the following documents for all UAE visa types:

  • Nigerian passport.
  • Photocopies of your ID card and passport (including valid and expired visas).
  • Visa application form (which must be filled out in detail (block letters) and signed by the applicant).
  • A copy of a confirmed itinerary (round trip tickets). Visitors without a return ticket might be refused entry at the airport.
  • Proof of health insurance.
  • Proof of financial status – a copy of your recent bank statement.
  • For tourists: A letter from your employer, stating that you have been granted leave and that you will be returning to your job when you get back. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business registration and tax documents.
  • For visitors visiting a relative or friend, you must provide a letter of invitation from your host. The letter should include the contact information of your host, address, signature, and date; a copy of their UAE passport information page or residence permit.
  • A copy of hotel reservation.
  • For the short term 30-day visitor visa, the main applicant must be of high profession and must provide evidence of the profession.

Where to Apply

Dubai Visa applicants can locate a VFS Processing Centre in Lagos:

Address: VFS Global, Manor House, Plot 110, Admiral Ayinla Way, Opposite Treasure Garden Estate, 3rd Roundabout, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lekki Phase I, Lagos
Contact: +234 8150188800 / info@dvpcnigeria@dubaivisa.net
Operating Times: Monday to Friday: 08:00 – 15:00

There is parking available on the VFS Global premises. Buses, motorbike taxis (okadas) and taxis are available to transport you to the Visa Application Centre.

How to book an appointment

When applying for your Dubai visa at VFS Global, you are required to do the following:

  • Fill in the application form.
  • Submit all mandatory documents.
  • Pay the application fee.

Submissions are accepted between 8 am and 3 pm, Monday to Friday.

Dubai Visa in Nigeria

Where to Print

Print Centre Limited

Address: Block 68, Plot 23, Bisola Durosinmi Etti Drive, lekki Phase One, Lagos, Lekki Phase I, Lekki
Contact: +234 453 0859

Gloven Ventures

Address: Igbo Efon, Lekki, 6 Baala Street, Lekki Peninsula II, Lekki
Contact: +234 818 817 1660

All information on this blog page was correct at the time of publishing and may change at any time without prior notice. Travelstart is not affiliated to immigration authorities or their application centres and will not be liable for loss or inconvenience arising from the use of this volatile information.

Travelstart does not provide advice or assist with processing visas. The content of this article is listed as recommended by research and the Dubai embassy. Kindly check the embassy’s website BEFORE applying for your visa.

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453 thoughts on “Dubai Visa For Nigerian Citizens

  1. hi oluwakemi.i want 2 travel down 2 dubai and work,how do i get job overthere do i need 2go on visit and search 4job or i should apply online job overthere or u can be a help in that case,how much is the total packages 2 stay and work in dubai by having someone or without having someone overthere. and what type of visa do i need 2 apply 4.please reply at oyelowo.abayo@yahoo.com,thank u

  2. pls can i apply for a job in dubai online? Is it possible? And is there any service charge to pay when applying online?

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  13. please how much is 2months tourist visa to dubai and send me your office address so i can come there thanks

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    • Hi Akeem, Our office is located at Adebola House, 38 Opebi Road, Rearwing 2nd Floor, Ikeja, Lagos

  16. Hello. I want to know how soon it may be to get an Executive Secretary/P.A. jobs in Dubai. Moreover, I was told that a tourist visa lasts for 3 months. Could you help ascertain this as I am only 38yrs?!

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    • Hi Olufemi, Cable visa is any visa issued on a paper or issued electronically. Cable visas are not issued on your passport. You can apply for a Cable visa to Dubai.

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  31. pls i want you to tell me how much is it gonna cost me to work and stay in dubai for 2yrs without knowing anybody

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  33. My two months Dubai visa just expired, can it be renewed, for me to travel with it, if yes how much is the cost.

  34. Please what will it cost me and my mom to take a 7day vacation in dubai. Visa,Air tickets (Emirates), Airport pickup, 3*hotel. We intend to travel in November. A swift reply will be appreciated.

    • Hi Ada, for 7day vacation and tour + flight ticket + hotel + Airport Pickup + Visa with your mom, it will cost you close N500,000. However, For a valid rate and correct calculation, could you send an email to info@travelstart.com.ng requesting for Dubai travel Information.

  35. Please is the 96hour stopover visa available to Nigerians?

  36. please i need to know how much it will cost me to get a dubai visa for two years

  37. dear ma please i need information. on dubia visa for two mouth

  38. i need a moth visa 4 my brother, but he’s under 35 years old… is it possible for you to get the visa for him.. please reply swiftly

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      Please send an email to info@travelstart.com.ng requesting for detailed information on Dubai visa and flight. We will respond to your email.

  50. Pls I want to knw if u can process a job in dubai and the neccessary document to take along and also how much is it gonna cost me.

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