Visa Information

​It is the Participants' responsibility to ensure that all respective visa requirements are met in order to be able to attend ICAN2022 in Nigeria.

Entry visas are required for all delegates except for citizens of the 15 Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) member States. This exemption policy applies to the following States: 

          • ​Benin
          • Burkina Faso
          • Cabo Verde
          • Côte d'Ivoire
          • Gambia
          • Ghana
          • Guinea
  • ​Guinea-Bissau
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Niger
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo

Steps for ICAN participants to obtain an entry visa to Nigeria

Invitation letter from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)

Delegates should forward to the NCAA the following information: 

  • Passport Biodata page
  • Ticket Itinerary if already booked, or proposed Airline with Date of Arrival and Date of Departure
  • The completed Travel Information Form: (click on Word icon or here)

Email to: Mr. Abbas Abdulrahman -;

Copy to: Ms. Olayinka Babaoye - 

The letter of invitation is a pre-requisite for the following visa application procedures.

Visa prior to arrival

Step by Step guide to obtain visa prior to arrival

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

Visa on arrival

Should you have any queries or require further information on your visa application, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Abbas Abdulrahman at copying

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