NOTICE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC
IMPLEMENTATION OF BIOMETRICS VISAS
1. The General Public is invited to note that from 29th October 2019,
all Visa Applications are to be submitted at the Online Integrated Solutions (OIS) Visa processing office located at the address below:
N° 7 RUE DARU, 75008 PARIS – FRANCE
2. From 29th of October 2019 all Visa applicants must present themselves physically at the OIS Visa processing Centre for Capturing of their photographs and biometrics. This includes holders of Diplomatic Passports.
a. Visa Applications submitted at the OIS centre will normally be processed within seventy-two (72) hours of submission. Applicants will retrieve their Passports at the OIS centre.
b. Note: All Subject to Regularisation Visas (STR) will receive their Passports within four (4) days of submission.
3. Applicants for Diplomatic Visas must submit a Letter from their Embassies or Missions.
4. To complete your online visa Application visit: https//portal.immigration.gov.ng
5. For booking online at OIS centre: visit https//oisservices.com/visas.php
GENERAL VISA REQUIREMENTS
A) Duly completed online registration
B) Evidence of Online payment of prescribed visa fee
C) Passport validity of not less than 6 (Six) Months
D) Certificate of incorporation from the company in Nigeria
E) 5 (Five) recent passport photographs
F) Confirmed Flight ticket or reservation
G) Invitation letter from company/ Host accepting full immigration responsibilities on behalf of applicant
H) Evidence of residence, if not French National
SUBJECT TO REGULARIZATION (STR)
In addition to General Visa requirements(A-H) above, applicants for Subject to Regularization (STR) Visa must present to the Embassy the following:
A) Expatriate Quota with validity of not less than 6 (Six) months
B) Duly translated, endorsed or authenticated photo-copies of credentials or certificates by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paris.
C) Employment Letter
D) Acceptance Offer of Employment
E) Curriculum Vitae (CV)
F) Contract Agreement
G) Each document to be submitted in 5 (Five) Copies with 5 (Five) recent passport photographs.
TEMPORARY WORK PERMIT
In addition to general visa requirements (A-H) above, applicants for Temporary Work Permit (TWP) Visa must present to the Embassy the following:
A) A copy of TWP Cable visa approved from the office of the comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration service, Abuja.
B) Invitation letter from Nigerian Company accepting full responsibilities on behalf of applicant.
C) Mission Letter (Lettre de Mission) here in France.
VISIT/ TOURIST VISA
In addition to general Visa requirements (A-H) above, applicants for Visa/ Tourist Visa must present to the Embassy the following:
A) Invitation letter from Company/ Host in Nigeria, accepting full Immigration responsibilities.
B) Evidence of Livelihood/ Sustenance (Sufficient Funds)
DIPLOMATIC/ OFFICIAL VISA
In addition to General Visa requirements (A-H) above, applicants for Diplomatic/ Official Visa must present to the Embassy the following:
A) Note Verbal from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Paris, France.
B) Relevant International Organization or Agency
A) This type of Visa is issues to applicants who pass through Nigeria to another country for a period not exceeding 3 (Three) Days or 72 (Seventy-Two) Hours.
B)The applicant must have a confirmed onward ticket or sufficient funds to pay for transportation as the case may be.