Nigeria is one of the liveliest places in Africa that continues to attract visitors from different parts of the world with a population of over 170 million people. Nigeria comprises of 36 states with beautiful beaches, ultra-modern city centers, houses built with opulent luxury, great architecture, scenic attraction sites, universities, museums, national parks, zoos, hotels, resorts and many other amenities visitors see.
We intend to strictly observe all COVID-19 guidelines throughout the duration of the festival. Please endeavour to observe the following guidelines:
For attendees and speakers travelling to Nigeria, you must complete an online declaration form, upload a copy of a negative PCR COVID-19 test, and book post-arrival tests via the online portal. Once you have done this, you will be issued with a “permit to travel” via the portal.Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) COVID-19 FAQs
All travellers arriving in Nigeria must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result conducted no more than 48 hours before departure. For passengers with multiple connections before arrival in Nigeria, the PCR test must be valid within 48 hours of boarding from the first point of departure.
All travellers are required to do a COVID-19 PCR test on day 2 after arrival. Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated (1 dose only) travellers are required to self-isolate for 7 days and to do a COVID-19 test on day 2 and day 7 after arrival in order to exit isolation.
All outbound travellers departing Nigeria must present evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 PCR test conducted no more than 48 hours before departure. This must be done regardless of the entry requirements of the destination country
Are you a citizen of a Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Côte d'ivoire, Gambia, Ghana? Then you do not require a visa to visit Nigeria. Citizens of all other countries require a visa obtainable from any Nigerian Embassy or Consulate close to them. Kindly visit here to apply for Visa. If you have an African passport, you can visit here here to apply for Visa-on-Arrival (VoA). You will also be required to have proof of polio, yellow fever, and Covid19 vaccinations to enter Nigeria.
All international travel will be through Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos main international airport. Major airlines provide daily services to many international destinations. Some hotels offer pick-up services and we encourage participants with such options to use the services. Taxis are also available in addition to Uber and Bolt services.
Please read this information carefully, and check every item. Some of it is crucial and it will help you have a better travel process.
Nigeria provides a large number and wide range of hotels, which you can book on the usual online sites. Here are a few recommendations according to your budget. We encourage all attendees to make reservations early as prices may change.
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