Temporary Work Permit (TWP)


  • Experts invited by corporate bodies to provide specialized skilled services, such as after sales installation, maintenance, repairs of machines & equipment.

Requirements for Nigerian TWP VISA

  • One (1) completed visa application form
  • Approval from Nigerian Immigration Service (Telegram Visa)
  • Application letter for TWP visa from agent or hiring company in Nigeria to take full responsibility for immigration and welfare of invitee while in Nigeria.
  • Copy of sponsor’s/business associate’s passport;
  • copy of Certificate of Business Registration;
  • Offer of appointment;
  • Acceptance of appointment;
  • Letter of Introduction from Employer (original copy preferred) – including a copy of the Company’s Business Registration Certificate
  • Employment contract
  • Evidence of sufficient funds
  • Academic records
  • CV
  • Roundtrip airline ticket
  • Hotel booking
  • Valid passport
  • One (1) coloured passport-sized photograph (4×6)
  • Copy of applicant’s passport
  • All foreigners are expected to tender copies of Temporary Resident card/Work permit.

See table of fees here

All applications for visa and other consular services must first be submitted and cross-checked at the Embassy.

Payments for Consular Services provided by the Mission to be paid in US Dollars into the Embassy’s USD Account provided below:

  • Account Name:          Embassy of Nigeria
  • Account number:       USD 1019626240
  • Bank:                            Vietcombank