Top 45 Visa Free Countries for Nigerians


Top 45 Visa Free Countries for Nigerians

African Countries 

The African continent has the largest number of countries a Nigerian can visit visa-free with their Nigeria passport. Some of these countries share the same border with Nigeria, while some others are Visa-free because of some trade or regional agreements.

Whichever is the case, Nigerians can visit some Africa countries with their passports absolutely Visa-free or through Visa on entry.

African Countries that are Absolutely Free

Nigerians can visit sixteen (16) African countries without a visa for free with their national passports. However, these countries are mostly West African countries, like Nigeria.

Here is the list of absolutely visa-free countries for Nigerians.

Benin RepublicThe GambiaNiger RepublicBurkina FasoGhanaSenegalCameroonGuineaSierra LeoneCape VerdeGuinea BissauTogoChadLiberia Cote d’IvoireMali Benin Republic

This is a West African country that shares borders with Nigeria. Because of this and the fact that they are members of the Economic Community of Wst African states with Nigeria, Nigerians can enter without a visa. the Pendjari National Park, which was nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in March 2009, is located in the Benin Republic. The Nigeria visa requirement for this country, however, is a 90-day stay without a visa.

Burkina Faso

Like the Benin Republic, Burkina Faso is also a West African country. The country’s name literally translates to “The land of honest men.” Burkina Faso has a significant amount of gold reserves. Meanwhile, Burkina Faso is a Nigeria visa-free country and the visa requirement is a stay for as long as you can provide a return ticket.


This is a central Africa country which shares borders with Nigeria. Cameroon speaks both French and English and like Nigeria, has both Muslims and Christian make up their population. Meanwhile, Cameroon is a Nigeria visa-free country and its visa requirement for Nigerians is a stay of 90 days. While at Cameroon, however, you may like to visit the Limbe Botanic Garden or the Benedictine Museum of Mont Febe.

Cape Verde

This is a West African country which Portugal colonized. Meanwhile, Cape Verde is an island country with a great tourist attraction, as well as a variety of fresh fruits. This is also one of the countries that are visa-free for Nigerians.


Chad is located in Central Africa and home to a wide variety of wild animals. If you love an adventure in the wild, you can visit Chad’s Zakouma National Park. Meanwhile, Chad is another Nigeria visa-free country with a visa requirement of 3-month stay for Nigerians.

Cote d’Ivoire

This West African country’s capital, Abidjan, is dotted with hills as well as lush tropical flora. Cote d’Ivoire is also one of the Nigeria visa-free countries. Nigerians may visit the country without having to worry about paying for Visa.

The Gambia

This is a West African country which occupies the length of the Gambia River valley as well as its surrounding hills. The Gambia is also the smallest country in Africa. One beautiful place to visit in this peaceful country is the gorgeous Sanyang Beach. The Gambia is also one of the Nigeria visa-free countries.


Of course, Ghana is located in West Africa and is a member of the ECOWAS like Nigeria. However, Ghana is increasingly becoming a favourite tourist destination with its historic slave trade artefacts as well as beautiful beaches like Kokrobite and Winneba. Meanwhile, Nigerians can get entry into this country visa-free or through visa on arrival.

If you’re from Ghana you may also check out these Visa-free Countries for Ghanaians Abroad.


Guinea is also a West African country with a large deposit of natural resources including bauxite and gold. It is also one of the countries that offer Nigerians access without a visa.

Guinea Bissau

Like Guinea, Gineau Bissa is also a West African country. This country borders Guinea to the South and East and Senegal to the north. While this country has a good number of forests and chimpanzees it is also a Nigeria Passport visa-free country.


Liberia is one West African country with strong ties to the United State. It also has a couple of exotic beaches in and surrounding the capital city Monrovia. Meanwhile, this country offers Nigerians visa-free access.


Mali is located in the Sahel region of Africa. Although ploughed with a past of struggle, Mali has four UNESCO World-Heritage sites. This is also a country which is visa-free for Nigerians with Nigeria passport.

Also, as an African woman, you can take advantage of the L’Oreal UNESCO Fellowship for African Women in Science.

Niger Republic

The Niger Republic is located in West Africa like Nigeria and also belong in the same regional body – ECOWAS. While this country also shares borders with Nigeria, it gives Nigerians with a Nigeria passport visa-free access.


This is also a West African country teeming with wildlife. Also, Senegal is a member of ECOWAS, like Nigeria. For this reason basically, the country is visa-free for Nigerians with a Nigeria Passport. However, the Nigeria visa requirement for this country is a stay of 90 days.

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is also a West African Country as well as an ECOWAS member. Some of the country’s tourist attractions are the beaches in Freetown and Banana Island. Meanwhile, this county is also a Nigeria visa-free country for Nigerians with their national passport.


Togo is a West African country which has a good number of white-sandy beaches, hills, and mountains. This country also provides Nigerians visa-free access.

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