Visa Types

Documents Required

  • Complete online application (Form IMM/22) at
    • Please print the form before submitting the application online.
    • To obtain the payment receipt slip, allow 45 minutes after completion of payment online.
    • To print receipt, go to, click on the “Entry Visa Application form” under Visas section, select “print receipt” tab in the new window. Provide your Reference number and Application ID and click on “search record”. Print off the receipt page.
    • Note: Google receipt is not acceptable.
  • Applicant’s passport valid for at least 6 months after the intended exit date.
  • 1 original coloured passport size, front view, white background and recently-taken photograph. Ensure to write the name at the back with stamped date.
  • Letter of confirmation of employment from the employer in Canada.
  • Letter of invitation to indicate nature of business and duration of visit. A copy of certificate of registration of the business with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to be attached to the letter.
  • Copy of return/flight itinerary.
  • Copy of confirmed hotel reservations or other accommodation arrangements in Nigeria with proof of identity of the hotel manager.
  • If you are Nigerian and hold a foreign passport, you must attach a photocopy of your Nigerian Passport or provide proof that you are connected or related to persons in Nigeria.
  • Canadian Citizens holding other passport are required to apply with Canadian passports only.
  • Non-Canadian Passport holders must attach photocopies of their immigration status in Canada, showing their Residence or Work Permit.
  • Applications for minors to be accompanied by letters of consent signed by both parents and a photocopy of the passport of both parents as well as the Registration of live birth of the child(ren) which bears the names of either or both parents. The letters of consent must be endorsed in all cases by a Notary Public.
  • Photocopy of Vaccination Certificate against Yellow Fever.