Visa-Free Countries for Nigerians in 2020 [Updated]

Last Updated on October 24, 2020 by Sinmi O.


In this post, I’m going to reveal to you updated list of visa-free countries for Nigerians and Nigerian Passport holders in 2020. You’ll learn about the countries you can travel to without a prior visa application.

Some of these Nigerian Passport visa free countries are completely free and require no visa at all, some will grant you visa on arrival, while some grant e-visas.

I grouped the visa-free countries for Nigerians into their different continents, and also based on whether they’re completely visa-free or visa on arrival.

Nigeria

Let’s dive right in.

Visa-free Countries for Nigerians and Nigerian Passport Holders in 2020

In the ranking of world Passports by the Henley Passport Index, Nigerian Passport ranks 94th. You can read about the 10 most powerful Passports in the world.

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This is the updated list of visa-free for Nigerians this 2020.

Nigerian Passport Visa-free Countries in Asia

  1. Cambodia — visa on arrival
  2. Maldives — visa on arrival
  3. Timor-Leste — visa on arrival

Visa-free Countries in Africa

  1. Benin
  2. Burkina Faso
  3. Cameroon
  4. Cape Verde Islands
  5. Chad
  6. Comores 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-Free Countries in Oceania

  1. Cook Islands
  2. Fiji
  3. Micronesia
  4. Niue
  5. Palau Islands — visa on arrival
  6. Samoa — visa on arrival
  7. Tuvalu — visa on arrival
  8. Vanuatu

Nigerian Passport Visa-free Countries in South America (Caribbean)

  1. Barbados
  2. Dominica
  3. Haiti
  4. Montserrat
  5. St. Kitts and Nevis

Nigerian Passport Visa-Free in the Middle East

  1. Iran — visa on arrival
  2. Lebanon

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Completely Visa-Free Countries for Nigerians

The countries listed below are completely visa-free. You don’t need to obtain a visa at all to visit or travel to these countries.

Africa

  1. Benin
  2. Burkina Faso
  3. Cameroon
  4. Cape Verde Islands
  5. Chad
  6. Gambia
  7. Ghana
  8. Guinea
  9. Guinea-Bissau
  10. Liberia
  11. Mali
  12. Niger
  13. Senegal
  14. Togo

Oceania

  1. Cook Islands
  2. Fiji
  3. Micronesia
  4. Niue
  5. Vanuatu

South America

  1. Barbados
  2. Dominican
  3. Haiti
  4. Montserrat
  5. St. Kitts and Nevis

Visa on Arrival Countries for Nigerians

Visa on arrival means you have to obtain a visa to enter the country you’re visiting, but you have the privilege of getting it upon getting to that country. Many of these on-arrival visas are valid for a certain duration. Some allows you to stay for only a month, some two months and some ninety days.

Asia

  1. Cambodia — 30 days
  2. Maldives — 30 days
  3. Timor-Leste — 30 days

Africa

  1. Ethiopia — 90 days
  2. Kenya — 90 days
  3. Madagascar — 90 days
  4. Mauritania — visa on arrival
  5. Mauritius — 90 days
  6. Mozambique — 30 days
  7. Namibia — 90 days
  8. Rwanda — 30 days
  9. Seychelles — 90 days
  10. Somalia — 30 days
  11. Uganda — visa on arrival

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Oceania

  1. Palau Islands — 30 days
  2. Samoa — 60 days
  3. Tuvalu — 30 days

Middle East

  1. Iran — 30 days
  2. Lebanon — 30 days

And there you have it. Countries you can travel to from Nigeria without first applying for a visa.

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SOURCES:

https://www.henleypassportindex.com/passport

https://www.passportindex.org

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