The coronavirus, COVID-19, took the world by surprise. The disease which was first discovered in China’s Wuhan city made many nations close their border to prevent the import of the pandemic.
Although Nigeria and many other African countries surprisingly against prediction have lower cases and low death rates, some countries still have Nigeria on its COVID-19 ban list.
If you are Nigerian thinking of travelling, below are some of the countries that have Nigerians on their COVID-19 ban list:
- Czech Republic
- Marshall Islands
- Myanmar [Burma]
- New Zealand
- Papua New Guinea
- Russian Federation
- San Marino
- Saudi Arabia
- Solomon Islands
- South Korea
- Vatican City
- Viet Nam
Well, if you are unable to visit any of these countries, there are numerous nations that permit Nigerians to visit despite the pandemic even though they have their requirements such as COVID-19 test results to validate you are not infected by the disease. Some will also require you to quarantine for a specific number of days before finally allowing you to proceed with your business in their country.
Below are some countries that permit Nigerians entrance but you will require a visa to enter them:
Angola (you can get a pre-visa on arrival here)
Antigua and Barbuda (issues eVisa)
Congo (Dem. Rep.)
United States of America (USA)
United Kingdom (UK)
How to process Visa to any country in Nigeria
Most countries you will be willing to visit would have their embassy in Nigeria. The best way to find out the requirement for their Visa application is to visit their Nigerian embassy website or the embassy in person.
However, before you start processing your Visa, you will need to have a valid Nigeria passport. You can get this at any immigration office closest to you.