September 14th, 2009
If you want to travel to Nigeria, you need to apply for a visa beforehand. All US citizens traveling to Nigeria need a visa before they leave the US. You are not allowed to apply for a visa when you get there!
In fact, if anyone tells you any differently, you should walk very quickly in the opposite direction-the US State Department says that "Promises of entry into Nigeria without a visa are credible indicators of fraudulent commercial schemes in which the perpetrators seek to exploit the foreign traveler's illegal presence in Nigeria through threats of extortion or bodily harm." Trust me, that is not the way you want to spend your vacation!
Fortunately, compared to some countries at least, the Nigerian visa system is relatively straightforward. However, there are several differen
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