Visa applications and processing can be stressful and full of hassles sometimes for travel lovers and those looking a quick getaway destination.

Travel can either be impulsive or a surprise trip could also be on the cards for a loved one and you might just be looking for a visa-free travel destination with your Nigerian passport.

Take a deep breath, sit back and keep scrolling – we’ve got a list of beautiful destinations absolutely visa-free for you to choose from.

Yeah, visa-free – no form filling, just grab your bags and let’s go!


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Maldives; the Land of luxury and gems is open to Nigerians and a valid Nigerian passport holder can get a thirty-day free visa issued on arrival provided you have a valid return ticket out of Maldives.


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Bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest; Cambodia offers electronic visas to Nigerians all by contacting the nearest embassy or consulate of Cambodia


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The beautiful love child and pride of East Africa; Seychelles is visa on arrival for Nigerians. The country’s visa-free policy gives room for visitors to get 30 days to stay permit which is issued on arrival.

Cote D’Ivoire

Uganda - Visa free

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The Land of Ivory, just as her name Cote d’ Ivoire implies is visa-free to Nigerians for up to 90 days.

Popular for its music, beach fronts, African Arts and food, we advise you to take advantage of its ECOWAS status and make that trip.


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The home of coffee and HRH Haile Sellasie; Ethiopia, readily opens its borders to Nigerian passport holders and a visa on arrival is issued only at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport with a gift of up to 90 days.


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A valid Nigerian passport, a vaccination certificate for Yellow Fever and a passport-sized photograph is all you need to go ahead and apply for a Ugandan visa and you could be on your way to Uganda in less than 24 hours.


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Bilateral ties mean Nigerians are only a flight away from one of the world’s most visited travel destination; Mauritius. A return flight ticket and proof of self self-sustenance during your trip are just all you need to get no less than a 30 days visa on arrival.


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On arrival to Comoros, a 45 days visa costing just 30 Euros is given to a valid Nigerian passport holder. Yeah, that’s all.


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Have you seen the movie, Madagascar? Exactly just as it was displayed, the country boasts of being a paradise for wildlife lovers. The world’s fourth largest island is visa on arrival to Nigerians and you stay up to 90 days. Cool, yeah?


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Ghana – popularly known as the gateway to Africa, Ghana has always opened its gates to Nigerian citizens. Akwabaa means welcome and a valid Nigerian passport holder is always welcomed for up to 90 days in the gold coast with its visa on arrival policy.

Time to cross off some of these destinations from your travel bucket list this year.

You can contact our holiday experts by sending a mail to or book your trip on the go here.

About the Author

Ugochukwu is a Content Writer with a keen interest in Social Media and Content Marketing. Ugo, who is a graduate of Metallurgical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology developed a knack for writing and spitting marketing words on paper. He has worked for Brila Media - a sports media firm before moving to the travel industry. His professional interests include- communications, content marketing and business management. In his spare time, he delivers a sports podcast, trades the forex market and reads about history.

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  1. Chizoba February 22, 2019 at 5:43 pm Reply

    Amazing destinations. This is really informative and honestly thought these places would be a hassle to get into. With the visa on arrival policies I’m definitely going to explore.

  2. Erlinthia Esun February 23, 2019 at 6:20 am Reply

    Thank you for the insight

  3. AWESU HALILU April 26, 2019 at 1:23 pm Reply

    Very informative.. Love thèse especially Mauritius and Seychelles

  4. Ejike May 8, 2019 at 8:28 pm Reply

    I need more update on Cambodia.


  5. Omololu May 25, 2019 at 5:34 am Reply

    Thank u for the opportunity.

  6. Haastrup May 25, 2019 at 5:36 am Reply

    I want to come for holiday

  7. Caleb May 28, 2019 at 1:02 am Reply

    how can i get an Indonesian visa asap?!

  8. David Udubrae May 30, 2019 at 7:05 pm Reply

    Good day.
    Please how can i apply for a VISA to the USA?

  9. Yuwaree Ponboon June 5, 2019 at 11:12 am Reply

    Hi Wakanow

    How do you? I am interesting to visit your country and the country around please.



  10. Olawunmi June 5, 2019 at 11:35 am Reply

    Is this list exhaustive? I was thinking we had more. Cape Verde, Kenya etc

  11. kelvin June 5, 2019 at 9:53 pm Reply


  12. Adewale kolawole June 7, 2019 at 5:09 pm Reply

    Thanks for the info

  13. Sunshine June 19, 2019 at 1:30 pm Reply

    Thanks for the information. Will definitely work towards visiting

  14. OSAWE CLIFF OSAKPAMWAN July 10, 2019 at 9:30 am Reply


    • Ugochukwu Njubigbo July 18, 2019 at 9:57 am Reply

      Hi Cliff,

      Thank you for contacting us.

      We offer visa assistance services with up to 95% proven success rate.

      For more information or to request a visa, please send a mail to or call 017008248
      Thank you for choosing Wakanow.

  15. ademola adeyemo July 12, 2019 at 8:55 am Reply

    Am interest on cabomdia visa pls

    • Ugochukwu Njubigbo July 18, 2019 at 9:56 am Reply

      Hi Ademola,

      Thank you for contacting us.

      We offer visa assistance services with up to 95% proven success rate.

      For more information or to request a visa, please send a mail to or call 017008248
      Thank you for choosing Wakanow.

  16. Mary August 4, 2019 at 5:14 pm Reply

    Thanks for the info will plan towards this.

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