Travel Information

Visa information

Entry visas are required for delegates except for citizens of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) member States.

 

Delegates who require visa should therefore obtain their entry visas from the nearest Embassy/High Commission maintained by the Government of Nigeria. 


Delegates wishing to obtain visas on arrival should visit:

https://portal.immigration.gov.ng/VisaArrivalProgram/freshVisaOnArrivalProgram

Delegates experiencing any difficulty on this should please email their passport biodata page to yinka.babaoye@ncaa.gov.ng and copy Abbas.abdulrahman@ncaa.gov.ng on or before the 28th of November 2022.

 

Please note that for visa on arrival, delegates are to indicate that visa will be received at the airport of arrival not the embassy.



COVID-19 Information

Information on COVID-19 pandemic and public health measures may change due to the unforeseen behaviour of the pandemic. Delegates are advised to check the website of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 for updated requirements, guidelines and information:

https://nitp.ncdc.gov.ng/guidelines



Country information

Currency and exchange rate

The currency in Nigeria is the Naira. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) official exchange rates for the main currencies as at 23rd of June 2022 are:

 

Official rates:

  • 1 USD = N415.49

  • 1 GBP = N508.06

  • 1 EURO = N436.56 

  • 1 CFA = N0.666 (N666 to CFA1000)

 

Parallel market rates:

  • 1 USD between N611

  • 1 GBP between N768

  • 1 EURO between N635

  • 1 CFA = N0.965 (N965 to CFA1000)


Bank services

Travelers' cheques can be cashed at the commercial banks. International credit cards (Visa, Diners Club, MasterCard, and American Express) are accepted at most of the selected hotels.


Health services

Medical services are of high standards and most international prescription drugs are readily available through retail pharmacies. It is advisable that delegates take out personal medical insurance for the duration of the trip. Malaria prophylactics are especially advised.


Weather

Abuja temperatures are between 20.4°C | 68.7°F (min) to 33.2°C | 91.7°F (max) during this period. Comfortable clothing is advised. 


Electricity

The electricity is 220-240 Volts using the type G adapter (rectangular three-pin plug).


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