UK Visa Fee Nigeria 2019: what are the charges in Nigerian Naira?

UK Visa Application Fees 2019 in Nigerian NairaApparently, Nigerian nationals applying for UK visa from Nigeria need to pay the online application charges in US Dollars. However, most of the applicants like to know an approximate equivalent in Nigerian Nigeria. Therefore, this relates to the latest UK visa fee Nigeria 2019: Price in Nigerian Naira and US Dollars. Accordingly, covers the UK visiting visa application cost from Nigeria for Tourists, Business, Family. And also spouse, family, startup, innovator, student, work and transit visa charges from Nigeria. Moreover, explains user-pay services and UK priority visa costs.

UK visa application charges in Nigerian Naira 2019

Please note the application charges are usually revised once every year. Therefore, the charges in GBP remain the same during the year. However, due to exchange relate fluctuations the UK Visa Fees in Nigerian Naira may vary during the year. The exchanges rate used for computing application charges is 361/63 to a US$.

UK Visa Application Fees Nigeria 2019/20US$
Short-term up to 6 months, single or multiple entry standard visitor visa46,650$129
2 year standard visitor visa177,922$492
Longer-term 5 year standard visitor visa fee322,574$892
UK 10 years visitor visa fee405,026$1,120
Visiting academic - more than 6 months but less than 12 months93,662$259
Marriage visitor visa46,650$129
Permitted paid engagement visa46,650$129
Private medical treatment - up to 11 months93,662$259
Visit the UK in a Chinese tour group (UK only)46,650$129
Short-term Child Visitor Visa Fee (up to 6 months, single or multiple entry)46,650$129
Longer-term Child Visitor Visa (valid for up to 2 years)177,922$492
Longer-term (valid for up to 5 years)322,574$892
Longer-term (valid for up to 10 years)405,026$1,120
Direct Airside Transit (DATV)17,358$48
Visitor in Transit visa31,462$87
Visit purpose of joining a ship or aircraft as a member of crew of that ship or aircraft (fee also applicable to the Isle of Man)31,462$87
6 months visitor visa fee UK46,650$129
UK Tourist Visa Fee Nigeria 201946,650$129
Short-term study - (up to 6 months)47,735$132
Short-term study - (up to 11 months)91,492$253
Parent of a Tier 4 child visa (up to 12 months)254,226$703
Tier 4 (General) student visa - Main applicant and dependants171,413$474
Application for entry clearance as a student enter the Baliwick of Gurnsey or Baliwick of Jersey171,413$474
Tier 1 investor - main applicant and dependants799,564$2,211
Tier 1 entrepreneur - main applicant and each dependant503,027$1,391
Tier 1 entrepreneur - main applicant (CESC)475,905$1,316
Tier 1 graduate entrepreneur - apply (outside the UK) main applicant and dependants178,645$494
Tier 1 graduate entrepreneur - main applicant (CESC)151,885$420
Tier 1 exceptional talent -Stage 1 - endorsement application - main applicant224,572$621
Tier 1 exceptional talent Stage 2 - entry clearance application (CESC)47,735$132
Tier 1 exceptional talent Stage 2 - entry clearance application - main applicant74,857$207
Tier 1 exceptional talent - subsequent applications299,430$828
Tier 1 exceptional talent - subsequent applications (CESC)272,307$753
Tier 1 exceptional talent – dependants299,430$828
Tier 1 (General) – dependants only503,027$1,391
Tier 1 Post Study Work - dependants only297,621$823
Tier 2 (General), (Minister of Religion) and (Sportsperson) and Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) - Long Term Staff for a period of 3 years or less - main applicant and dependants300,515$831
Tier 2 (General), (Minister of Religion) and (Sportsperson) and Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) - Long Term Staff for a period of 3 years or less - main applicant - CESC273,392$756
Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) - Short-Term Staff dependants only237,591$657
Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) - Graduate Trainee - main applicant and dependants237,591$657
Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) - Graduate Trainee - main applicant (CESC)210,469$582
Tier 2 (General) and Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) - Long Term Staff (over 3 years) - main applicant and dependants601,029$1,662
Tier 2 (General) and Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) - Long Term Staff sponsored for over 3 years: main applicant (CESC)573,907$1,587
Tier 2 (General) - shortage occupation for a period of 3 years or less - main applicant and dependants228,550$632
Tier 2 (General) - shortage occupation for a period of 3 years or less - main applicant (CESC)201,428$557
Tier 2 (General) - shortage occupation for the period of more than 3 years - main applicant and dependants457,100$1,264
Tier 2 (General) - shortage occupation for the period of more than 3 years - main applicant (CESC)429,978$1,189
Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Charity Worker) - main applicant and any dependents120,061$332
Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Charity Worker) - main applicant (CESC)92,939$257
Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Creative and sporting) - main applicant and any dependents120,061$332
Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Creative and sporting) - main applicant92,939$257
Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Government Authorised Exchange) visa - main applicant and any dependants120,061$332
Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Government Authorised Exchange) visa - CESC - main applicant92,939$257
Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Religious Worker) - main applicant and any dependents120,061$332
Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Religious Woker) - main applicant (CESC)92,939$257
Tier 5 applicant (Youth Mobility Scheme) - main applicant only120,061$332
Tier 5 applicant (Youth Mobility Scheme) - main applicant only (CESC)92,939$257
Tier 5 (International Agreement) main aplicant and dependant120,061$332
Tier 5 (International Agreement) Main applicant (CESC)92,939$257
Fisherman operating inside UK waters254,226$703
Offshore worker254,226$703
Overseas domestic worker in a private household254,226$703
An employee of an overseas newspaper, news agency or broadcasting organisation300,515$831
Sheep Shearer254,226$703
Turkish businessperson and dependants00
UK ancestry254,226$703
Innovator503,027$1,391
Start-up178,645$494
Work permit holder - Jersey and Guernsey: applicant and dependants300,515$831
Worker - Isle of Man300,515$831
Representitive of overseas business - Isle of Man300,515$831
Representitive of overseas business - Isle of Man - main applicant (CESC)273,392$756
Worker (Intra-Company Transfer) - Isle of Man300,515$831
Worker (Intra-Company Transfer) - Isle of Man - main applicant (CESC)273,392$756
Diplomatic Posting to the UK00
Diplomatic Posting to the UK (Dependant)00
Members of International Organisations on Official Visits00
Official Transit through the UK00
Official Visit to the UK00
Dependants of exempt international forces applying under Part 10 of Appendix Armed Forces254,226$703
Family visas - Joining your partner, parent, proposed civil partner or child (also applicable to EC to the Isle of Man, Baliwick of Jersey and Bailiwick of Gurnsey)750,021$2,074
Settlement - other dependant relative (also applicable for EC to the Isle of Man)1,600,936$4,427
Settlement - refugee dependant relative190,941$528
Adult who needs to be looked after by a relative1,600,936$4,427
Pre 1997 Gurkhas (outside immigration rules)750,020$2,074
Overage dependant children of pre 1997 Gurkhas750,020$2,074
HM Forces dependants applying under part 4,5,7 or 8 of Appendix Armed Forces750,020$2,074
Family member of an EEA national00
Family member of a Swiss national00
Parent / primary carer of an EEA national child00
Former UK Armed Forces750,020$2,074
Returning resident254,225$703
Family reunion, under Part 11 of Asylum, Immigration Rules (pre-flight dependants)00
Post flight- Non- Settled person750,020$2,074
Family reunion - other dependent relatives190,940$528
FCO Strategic performance fund and bilateral projects00
Single entry visa to replace a biometric residence permit75,942$210
Receiving/handling/ forwarding applications on behalf of Commonwealth Countries/Overseas Territories69,432$192
User Pays Visa Application Centre (VAC) Fee (also applicable to EC applications to the Isle of Man, Baliwick of Jersey and Bailiwick of Gurnsey)27,122$75
Right of abode - certificate of entitlement190,940$528
Vignette transfer (transfer of a valid visa vignette to a new passport or replace a lost/stolen document)75,942$210
Priority service for settlement applications282,071$780
UK Priority service fee Nigeria for non-settlement visa108,489$300
UK Super Priority Service Fee Nigeria470,842$1,302
International contact centre - via telephone (per minute)723$2
International contact centre - via email (per query)2,531$7
Registered Traveller (UK only) - adult24,590$68
Registered Traveller (UK only) - child11,933$33
Registered Traveller (UK only) - registration of new documents9,764$27

UK Standard Visitor Visa Fees from Nigeria 2019

Apparently, applicants can apply for 6 months, 2, 5 and 10 years standard visitor visa from Nigeria. Perhaps, the most common and popular application is for 6 months standard visitor visa. The UK visa fee Nigeria 2019 for 6 months application is ₦46,650/-. Moreover, the charges for 2, 5 and 10 years applications are ₦177,922/-, ₦322,574/- and ₦405,026/-, respectively.

The UK visitor visa fee Nigeria for 6 months, 2, 5 and 10 years infants and children is also ₦46,650, ₦177,922, ₦322,574 and ₦405,026, respectively.

6 months visa charges with priority service

The UK visa fee Nigeria for 6 months with priority service is ₦155,139 i.e. application cost ₦46,650 plus the priority service ₦108,489. Please note: the charges are non-refundable!

2-year visa application cost with priority service

The UK visa fee Nigeria for 2 years with priority service is ₦286,411 i.e. application cost ₦177,922 plus the priority service ₦108,489.

5-year visa application charges with priority service

The UK visa fee Nigeria 2019 for 5 years with priority service is ₦431,063 i.e. application cost ₦322,574 plus the priority service ₦108,489.

10-year visa application charges with priority service

The UK visa fee Nigeria 2019 for 10 years with priority service is ₦513,515 i.e. application cost ₦405,026 plus the priority service ₦108,489.

Tourist Visa Application Charges

Usually, a fresh applicant applies for the 6 months multi-entry visitor visa for tourism or family visit. Accordingly, the UK tourist visa fees in Nigerian Naira is ₦46,650/-. Moreover, at times applicants also refer the UK 6 months visitor visa as England or London visit visa from Nigeria. Perhaps, a repeat visitor can also apply for a long-term visitor for tourism and family purpose. Accordingly, the UK tourist visa fees from Nigeria for 2, 5 and 10 years visa application is ₦177,922₦322,574 and ₦405,026, respectively.

Business Visitor Visa Fees

Certainly, apart from tourism and family, visiting the UK for a business purpose is quite frequent from Nigeria. Accordingly, the UK business visa fees from Nigeria for 6-months, 2, 5 and 10 years applications is ₦46,650, ₦177,922₦322,574 and ₦405,026respectively.

British Visa Application Cost for Other Visitors

Apparently, apart from the standard visitor visa, there are other types of UK visitor visas. Accordingly, the charges for Nigerian passport holders in Nigerian naira for visiting academic and medical visa are ₦93,662. Moreover, the application charges for the marriage visitor visa and permitted paid engagement (PPE) visa are ₦46,650.

UK Settlement Visa Fee from Nigeria 2019

The UK spouse visa fees from Nigeria is ₦750,021which is the same for a fiancé(e) visa and also for a civil, unmarried and same-sex partner. Moreover, the settlement visa fee from Nigeria for the parent and dependant child visa under Appendix FM is also ₦750,021/-. However, the UK settlement visa fees for an Adult Dependant Relative is ₦1,600,936/- per applicant. Furthermore, the settlement visa fee from Nigeria for a refugee dependant relative is ₦190,941.

Settlement visa priority service from Nigeria

The spouse visa fee with priority service in Nigerian Naira is ₦1,03,092/- i.e. UK spouse visa fee ₦750,021/-plus the UK settlement priority service fee ₦282,071.

Startup and Innovator Visa Cost for UK from Nigeria

The UK visa fee Nigeria 2019 for the innovator is ₦178,645/-. Moreover, the cost of applying for start-up is ₦503,027/-. Moreover, if applicable, the charges are subject to a CESC discount of £55 for the main applicant.

Student Visa Fees for UK from Nigeria

The UK visa fees in Nigerian Naira for Tier 4 students and their dependants is ₦171,413/-. Moreover, the fees for the short term student visa (aka student visitor visa) for up to six months in Nigerian Naira is ₦47,735/-. However, the visa application fees for a short term study visa up to 11 months is ₦91,492/-.

Tier 1 Immigration Visa Cost in Nigerian Naira

The UK visa fees in Nigeria for Tier 1 Investor is ₦799,564/-. The UK visa fee in Nigerian Naira for Tier 1 Entrepreneur entry clearance applications is ₦503,027/-. Please note: the Tier 1 entrepreneur route has been replaced with the Innovator visa under Appendix W from March 29, 2019.

Tier 2 Work Visa Application Fees from Nigeria 2019

The UK Tier 2 visa fees Nigeria for Tier 2 General, ICT – LT Staff, Sportsperson and Minister of Religion, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less is ₦300,515/-. Moreover, the fees for Tier 2 General and ICT – Long Term Staff, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of more than three years is ₦601,029/-.

Tier 2 ICT Graduate Trainee

Apparently, the UK visa fees in Nigerian Naira 2019 for Tier 2 ICT Graduate Trainee is ₦237,591/-.

Tier 2 General Shortage Occupation

The application charges for Tier 2 General shortage occupation is ₦228,550/- and ₦457,100/- where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less and 3 years or more, respectively.

Tier 5 Work Visa Charges

The UK visa fee Nigeria 2019 for Tier 5 main applicant and dependants is ₦120,061/- for Charity Worker, Creative and sporting, Government Authorised Exchange, Religious Worker, Youth Mobility Scheme and International Agreement.

UK Transit Visa Fess from Nigeria

The transit visa cost from Nigeria for direct airside and landside is ₦17,358/- and ₦31,462/-, respectively.

Priority visa fees from Nigeria 2019

The fee for Priority non-settlement and settlement (spouse) service in Nigeria is $300 (₦108,489) and $780 (₦282,071), respectively. And the price of 24-hour same-day super-priority service in Nigeria is $1,302 (₦470,842). If an application is straightforward and the applicant can afford the priority visa charges to fast-track settlement or non-settlement application then it is advisable to opt for the priority or super-priority service from Nigeria. However, the priority service does not affect or influence the outcome of the decision.

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