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Visa Free Countries For Nigerian Passport Holders 2020

Last updated on December 28, 2019

Visa free countries for Nigerian passport holders 2020 – Almost all Nigerian citizen is looking to travel around the world but worried about travel restrictions and visa issues. But do you know that there are some countries Nigerian passport holders can visit without a visa?

Now as a Nigerian citizen, you can travel to at least 40 visa free countries without a visa to gain entry to those countries.

Many of these countries offer a visa on arrival, while some allow you to stay for a specified number of days or months before they will require a visa.

Ghanaian passport holders can also visit most of the Africa countries without a visa, or visa on arrival.

Some doesn’t even require a visa regardless of how long you will stay. Listed below is the full list of visa free countries for Nigerian passport holders 2019.

Visa Free Countries For Nigerian Passport Holders 2020


Barbados (Caribbean Region) in the western area of the North Atlantic and about 100 kilometers east of the Caribbean Sea and the Windward Islands.

A visit to Barbados by Nigerian citizens allows you a stay for six (6) months without a visa.

But they will require you to provide an E-passport, a return ticket and proof of sufficient funds to gain entry into the country.


In Asia, they offer a 30 days permit for Nigerians to stay in the country without a visa. But they will require you to provide $500 worth proof of funds and a return ticket. ($500 = N180,000.00 CBN rate as at 22/07/2019).

Burkina Faso

In West Africa, it is a free visa for Nigerians. So you can stay as long as you like.

Benin Republic

Nigerian passport holders can visit the Benin Republic and stay for 3 months without a visa. Benin is a country located close to Nigeria. They have tourist attractions in the country that may interest you, like the Pendjari National Park.


This country is a location in East Africa, and it is a 30-days Visa free country for Nigerians. An important part of the culture in Burundi is drumming, the Royal Drummers of Burundi have been performing for 40 years.

The oral tradition of the country through poetry, storytelling, and songs is also something worth enjoying.


Chad in central Africa offers a 3-month visa free stay for Nigerians. All you need to do is provide a return ticket that shows you do not plan to stay in the country permanently.


Cameroon is a 90-days visa free for Nigerians. There are several wildlife species ranging from lions and antelopes to snakes and birds, you will find at any of the parks.

Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

A visa-free stay in Cote d’Ivoire is worth it as there are several points of interests and tourist attractions you can visit during your stay.

The beach resorts of Assinie, the PARC National de Tai, valleys of Man and the art Grand Bassa are some breathtaking tourist attractions you can see in Cote d’Ivoire.


Comoros offers a visa on arrival for the Nigeria citizens for a fee of $50 (N18,000). Enjoy one of the best adventures on Comoros Island and make memories of a lifetime.

Cape Verde

They don’t require a visa by Nigerians to visit this country. But they will require you to provide a return ticket, and proof of funds.


Visa on arrival for 30 days. I well know the country for its beautiful beaches and ancient temple cities.


There’re more visa free countries for Nigerian passport holders, We will add more to this list soon.

Please remember, things/requirements can change anytime because of political decisions. Now you know the list of visa free countries for Nigerian passport holders 2020.


  1. Lynx Williams Lynx Williams

    No matter where you go, no matter how attractive a place is, no place like home.

  2. Oluwatobiloba Okusaga Oluwatobiloba Okusaga

    I think the rate at which everyone wants to leave Nigeria should reduce, Government biko help our people to avoid Xenophobia

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