President Buhari Reduces VISA Application fees for US Citizens

The Federal Government of Nigeria has slashed visa application charges for citizens of the United States from $180 to $160.

NAN reports that this was contained in a memo marked NIS/HQ/CGI/806/7 and addressed to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The old amount comprised $160 as visa fee and $20 as “processing and expedient fees.”

Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, said the reduction followed a review of the visa reciprocity fee slammed on Nigeria last August.

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The decision is one of the four taken against Africa’s most populous country in eight months.

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