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Old 6 Jan 2004
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Nigerian Visas ????

Hiya all,

I am currently in Mauritania and trying to decide my best route through west africa, after reading the books it sounds like getting a visa for nigeria is impossible unless you apply from your own country, does anyone have any views, news on the validity of this and if its not, where I can get a hold of a visa, how much it will cost and how long it is likely to take...

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Hello,

Got mine in Bamako - Mali without too many hassles for about 17.000CFA but depends much on your nationality (doesnt help if you are from UK - $$$).... Heard of Others getting some in Togo. But have a look in LP to be on the safe side.

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We got ours in Accra, Ghana for 55 US$ each. It only took half a day. If you do a search, you'll probably find lots of previous posts about Nigerian visas.

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Like Erik I got mine in Accra without any problems, took about a day or so. Also got the Ethiopian visa in Accra without a problem, I think it took 3 days. Don't try to get the Nigerian visa in Cotonou, it is very difficult from there and you may have to ride back to Accra to get it.

Have fun and safe travels,\

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Dear travellers,

Julia + Walter, friends of us, got their Visas within 24 Hours in Mali/Bamako just a few days ago.
They paid about € 50.
They got also the Visas for Burkina Faso € 18 and Ghana € 18 in Bamako!!

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