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UK Visa Fees In Nigeria

The UK visa is not free. When applying for a visa, you are expected to pay  non refundable UK visa fees in Nigeria, which is mandatory for all applicants. The amount you pay will depend on the type of visa you are applying for an the duration of your stay in the UK.

For nigerian citizens, in order to find out your cost of uk tourist visa from nigeria, or any type of UK visa we advise you to

  1. Go to the Gov.UK website
  2. Select you country Nigeria
  3. Select the via category you will be applying for
  4. Select the visa type
  5. Select the duration of the visa

 

This will give you the correct amount of fees as at the present date you will be applying. The amount will be in USD .

how much is UK visa fee in Nigeria

 

uk visa fees for nigerians

Here is a breakdown of the UK visa fees for Nigerians ( Please note that these amounts are always changing so what you see now might not be what you see in 6 months time. We strongly advise you to use the below figures as a guide and follow the steps outlined above to get the true fees you should pay.)

STANDARD VISITOR VISA FEES FOR NIGERIANS

  1. Short term of up to 6 months , single or multiple entry = USD118
  2. Longer Term visa which is valid for up to 2 years     =USD 449
  3. Long Term visa valid for 5 years =USD816
  4. Long term visa valid for 10 years = USD 1023

BUSINESS VISITOR UK VISA FEES FOR NIGERIANS

  1. Business visitor – academic visitor (up to 12 months) and dependant -= USD 231
  2. Business visitor – clinical attachments, dental observation and PLAB/OSCE test =USD 118
  3. Diplomatic courier = USD 118
  4. Permitted Paid Engagements = USD 118
  5. Prospective Entrepreneur = USD 118

SHORT TERM STUDY VISA

  1. Short-term study (up to 6 months) = USD 121
  2. Short-term study – To study English Language =USD 231

MARRIAGE OR CIVIL PARTNERSHIP VISA FEES

  1. Marriage or civil partnership = USD 118

SPECIAL VISITORS

  1. for Parents : If you are visiting your child who is schooling in the UK, Visa for up to 12 months = USD 551

SPECIAL VISTORS – FOR CHILDREN

  1. Short-term (up to 6 months, single or multiple entry) = usd 118
  2. Longer-term (valid for up to 2 years) = 449
  3. Longer-term (valid for up to 5 years) = USD 816
  4. Longer-term (valid for up to 10 years) -= USD 1023

vVISA  FEES EXEMPTIONS

The following UK visa applicants are not expected to pay for any visa fees

  1. Diplomatic Passport Holder
  2. Official Invitation by UK Government

TRANSIT VISA FEES  = USD 80

What is the uk visa application fees in naira

The UK visa application fee is usually quoted in US dollars USD$. Lets say you are applying for the standard visit visa on 17th august 2016 at a fee of $118, in order to get the naira equivalent that you need to pay, you have to ideally contact your bank to find out t what their USD fx rate is for the 17th of august.

For those that do not have enough money in the bank account, you should also find out what the black market rate is for the 17th of august  and make sure you have up to that amount in your account and to be on the safe side, an extra 20k. The bank will usually hold an extra amount for security until the transaction clears. This is why when you pay uk visa fee online in nigeria , after you pay your fees, you will see something like available balance N5,000 , and book balance N25,000 in your bank statement.

Regardless of when you are applying for your visa, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, the above conversion and appropriation method still suffices.

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