IMPACT – MEDIUM

What is the change? The Nigerian High Commission in London is requiring all visa applicants to submit applications in person. Third-party submissions are no longer accepted.

What does the change mean? Applicants should prepare to appear in person to submit their visa applications.

  • Implementation time frame: Immediate and ongoing.
  • Visas/permits affected: All Nigerian visas.
  • Who is affected: Anyone applying for a Nigerian visa at the Online Integrated Solutions visa application center in London.
  • Business impact: Companies should anticipate that employees will be required to submit visa applications personally.

BAL Analysis: While visa applicants must submit applications in person, third-party representatives will be permitted to accompany them to provide assistance.