TRAVEL ADVICE FOR NIGERIA
Travel preparation is the key to hassle free trip to Nigeria. By doing your homework before you leave for Nigeria, you can minimize the chances of something going wrong. Thousands of travellers often regret for not taking these simple pre travel steps before travelling to Nigeria.
Find the most up to date medical services available and travel health advice for Nigeria from the table below. You will, also, find a broad range of information to help you prepare for a safe and enjoyable journey to Nigeria and a safe stay whilst you are in there.
Travel Health Advice for Nigeria
Travel insurance tips for Nigeria
Travel advice for Nigeria
Travel Health Advice For Nigeria
You may also obtain further travel health advice from travel vaccination for Nigeria
The travel advice information on this travel immunisation website does not replace your doctor's advice. Information about travel disease risk in Nigeria and travel vaccination immunisation for nigeria are drawn from the centres for Disease Control websites around the world and refers to known health risks in Nigeria.
The travel health information for Nigeria provided does not include any information relating to disease outbreaks, which may occur regularly and with little warning.
Talk to your doctor before you travel to Nigeria for the most up to date travel health and travel immunisation information.
Tips for Nigeria Travel Insurance
- Ensure that you understand exactly what your travel insurance covers as they are not unlimited. It may not cover you for cancellation or change to travel plans.
- Clarify any policy issues directly with the insurer.
- Ensure that medical cover is adequate for possible expenses in Nigeria. Ensure you declare any pre-existing medical conditions you may have.
- Generally, cover for luggage and personal belongings is limited and expensive items such as cameras, laptops and/or jewellery may have a may have a per-item limit.
- Exclusions: Standard exclusions exist on all travel insurance policies such as acts of civil unrest, self inflicted injury, loss/theft of unattended baggage and pre-existing medical conditions. Travel insurance policies may be invalidated where injuries are sustained under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Travel Tips For Travel To Nigeria
- Check the latest travel advice for Nigeria from any of the following sources: UK travel advice for Nigeria, US State Department travel warnings for Nigeria or Canadian government travel advice for Nigeria.
- Take out an appropriate travel insurance for Nigeria to cover hospital treatment, medical evacuation and any activities, including adventure sports, in which you plan to Nigeria.
- Before travelling to Nigeria register your travel and contact details online or at your local embassy or consulate once you arrive in Nigeria, so they can contact you in an emergency.
- Obey the Nigerian law. Consular assistance cannot override local Nigerian laws, even where local laws appear harsh or unjust by your country’s standards.
- Check to see if you require visas for Nigeria or countries you are visiting or transiting. Be aware that a Nigerian visa does not guarantee entry into Nigeria.
- Make copies of your passport details, travel insurance policy, travellers cheques, visas and credit card numbers. Carry one copy in a different place to the originals and then leave a copy with someone at home.
- Consult with health professionals for information about recommended vaccinations as well as other safeguards for Nigeria and find out about Nigeria laws on travelling with medicinal drugs.
- Leave behind a copy of your travel plans with someone at home and keep in regular communication with friends and relatives while in Nigeria.
Dual Nationality Holders
Before departing your home country check whether you are regarded as a national of the Nigeria.
Research whether holding dual nationality has any implications for your travel.
Passport Validity For Nigeria
Ensure your passport has at least six months validity from your planned date of return to your home country. Nigeria will refuse entry on arrival and some airlines will not allow passengers to board flights if their passport does not meet this requirement.
Before travelling, you should contact the Nigerian embassy or consulates
of each country you intend to visit to confirm the entry requirements.
Nigerian Embassies Worldwide
2001 - 2012