FG launches new visa policy

Gov Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State

…As Nigerians in diaspora can now travel home with their foreign passports


The Federal Government has finally commenced the implementation of the New Visa Policy (NVP), according to the Minister of Interior, Eng. Rauf Aregbesola.

Aregbesola tweeted on Friday that with the new policy, Nigerians with dual citizenship, would no longer require visas to visit Nigeria if they decided to travel home with their foreign passports.

“The NVP 2020 is special visas for Nigerians in (the) Diaspora who either, by birth or marriage, have assumed dual citizenship. Such people will now be able to make use of the passports of their adopted countries to visit Nigeria without the need for short stay visa.”, he stated as he rolled out 12 achievements of his Ministry in the last 12 months.

He disclosed that Nigeria has also commenced the Visa on arrival policy for holders of passports of African countries

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