ID4Africa 2018

The Immigration Service of Nigeria has confirmed approval to facilitate Visa on Arrival services for all delegates attending ID4Africa. We encourage all attendees in need of a Nigerian Visa to apply without delay to ensure your application is prepared and approved prior in time for your trip to Abuja.

Requirements for Visa on Arrival Applicants

  1. A valid flight booking reference (or e-ticket).
  2. Copy of your passport (valid for no less than 6 months with at least 2 blank visa pages)

Submit your information to:
Your information should be send to the ID4frica Secretariat as soon as possible to ensure your details can be submitted to, processed and approved by the Immigration Service of Nigeria prior to your date of departure. An official approval letter will be returned to you which you will need to print and present both at the airline check-in counter on the day of your departure, and at immigration upon arrival to Abuja. Please email your details to:

Yilia Yu:, and copy to
Julia Li:

Please be reminded that additional visas needed for transiting through other countries should be personally handled and prepared without delay to ensure your travel documents are fully prepared in time for your travels.


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends routine vaccines, Hepatitis A and Typhoid for most travelers to Abuja. Delegates attending ID4Africa 2018 are advised to consult with your doctor at least 6-8 weeks in advance of travel to determine what vaccines will be necessary based on your length of stay and travel activities. Seeing your doctor will also provide the opportunity to discuss important travel health tips to further ensure an enjoyable stay during your visit in Nigeria.

Yellow Fever
Yellow Fever is a risk in Nigeria. The CDC and the government of Nigeria recommends this vaccine for all visitors to the country. The government of Nigeria also requires proof of yellow fever vaccination whether or not you are traveling or arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever. Click Here to learn more about yellow fever and preventative methods.

See more information on the CDC travel website.

Malaria is a risk in Nigeria. You will need to take prescription medicine before, during, and after your trip to Nigeria to prevent malaria. Your doctor can help you decide which medicine is right for you, and also talk to you about other steps you can take to prevent malaria.