Nigeria introduces visa on arrival for foreign investors.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced the introduction of an online Visa on Arrival (VOA) facility especially for foreign investors willing to invest in Nigeria. The Comtroller of the NIS, Mr Muhammad Babandede said that the measure was part of the resolution of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council in order to attract foreign investors to the country.The controller said that the new process was designed to eliminate all unnecessary bureaucratic visa processing procedures in Nigerian Missions abroad. He said that a VOA desk had been opened at all international airports in the country where visas would be issued upon the presentation of all the necessary travel documents. The NIS boss expressed optimism that the VOA process and the introduction of the harmonised arrival and departure cards would go a long way in attracting investors to the country.