All visa applicants should also note that the issuance of visa by this Embassy does not gurantee entry into Nigeria. The Nigerian Immigration Service has the final authority to allow you entry after an interview at the entry point.
Every applicant is required to submit documents personally or through
an appointed person (agent, family member etc). Please note that the Embassy will not open any package or attend to any request that is sent to the Embassy through courier (eg UPS, DHL or post).
applicants are required to carefully read the visa requirements before
applying. Incomplete documents will not be processed by the Embassy.
All applicants are advised NOT to apply for visa or pay for the visa through the Nigerian Immigration website . All documents must be submitted at the Embassy and visa payment made at any MKB Bank in Hungary.
All applicable visa fees must be in US DOLLARS and are NON-REFUNDABLE. Visa
fees are deposited into the Embassy's account in MKB Bank Hungary while the
Administrative fee is paid the the Embassy during the submission of visa
application. Please note that the Embassy does not provide details to
send money through western union or bank transfer.
Interview will be conducted for some applicants where necessary.
Applicable visa fees MUST be paid before the processing of visa can begin.
of visa is concluded within 48hours. We
strongly encourage you to plan your visa application well in advance of
your scheduled travel to Nigeria. However, this should not be more than two months before your travel date. We advise that you apply for a visa at least a month from your proposed travel date.
The Embassy DOES NOT ACCEPT any extra fees to expedite the visa process. Only the exact visa fees apply.
There is no guarantee that you will receive a Nigerian visa if you choose to apply
Applicants are advised to wait for an email from the Visa Department informing them the visa process has been completed.
Embassy reserves the right to request additional documents after
primary documents have been submitted. It is at the discretion of the
Visa Officer to decide whether the submitted documents are convincing
enough to issue the visa.
The Embassy ONLY accepts visa requests from citizens of Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Citizens
from other countries not listed above are required to possess a
permanent residence permit in Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina before they can apply at the
Nigerian Embassy in Budapest. Citizens
from the aforementioned countries who are resident in other countries
are expected to apply at the Nigerian Embassy located in their country
of residency. Please note that being a citizen of the above mentioned countries does not mean you automatically qualify to submit a visa application at the Nigerian Embassy in Hungary. For example, a Hungarian citizen living or working in Holland needs to submit the visa application to the Nigerian Embassy in Holland and not in Hungary.
All supporting documents MUST be photocopied and attached to the application form.
Applicants travelling on tourist/visitor or business visas are not permitted to undertake any employment during their stay in Nigeria. Applicants intending to work in Nigeria are advised to apply for a STR or TWP visa
Applicants who have been refused visa can only re-apply after 6 months. If however, the refusal of visa was based on the submission of fraudulent documents, re-applying will be after one year. If visa is denied, Embassy reserves the right NOT to give an explantation for visa denial. However, in some cases as determined by the Visa Department, the reason for denial will be provided to the visa applicant.Visa applicants who do not receive a reason for denial are advised not to send emails to the Embassy requestng for a reason.
The Embassy cannot provide any compensation to any visa applicant with regards to visa issue.
We strongly recommend that you do not buy a non-refundable, non-flexible
ticket to the Nigeria, until your visa application has been approved and you
have received your visa. We cannot accept responsibility for any
All documents should be addressed to Visa Department, Embassy of Nigeria, Romer Floris Utca 57, 1023 Budapest, Hungary.