Schengen Visa Application & Cost In Nigeria

 You must first determine which Schengen country you will be visiting as your main destination. This will determine which embassy or consulate you will need to apply to.

You can find the contact information for the relevant embassy or consulate on the website of the European Union in Nigeria.

You will need to download and complete the Schengen visa application form.

You will need to gather the required documentation, which includes:

A valid passport

A recent passport-sized photograph

A completed visa application form

Proof of travel insurance

Proof of accommodation

Proof of financial means

A letter of invitation from a host in the Schengen area (if applicable)

You will need to pay the Schengen visa application fee. The fee for Nigerian citizens is €80 (equivalent to NGN 40,779.64).

You will need to submit your application in person at the embassy or consulate.

The processing time for Schengen visa applications in Nigeria is typically 15-30 days. However, it may take longer during peak travel seasons.

The cost of a Schengen visa in Nigeria is €80 (equivalent to NGN 40,779.64) for adults. Children between the ages of six and twelve pay a reduced fee of €40 (equivalent to NGN 20,389.82). Children under the age of six are entirely exempt from visa fee payment.

Some Schengen countries may offer visa-free travel to citizens of Nigeria for short stays. You can check the visa requirements for each Schengen country on the website of the European Union in Nigeria.

Here are some tips for increasing your chances of getting a Schengen visa in Nigeria:

Make sure you have all the required documentation.

Complete the visa application form carefully.

Be honest and upfront about your travel plans.

Provide evidence of your financial means.

If you are applying for a visa to visit family or friends in the Schengen area, be sure to provide a letter of invitation from them.


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