All applicants must apply in person at the nearest Embassy or High Commission of the United Kingdom. The information below is for reference purposes only.
To apply for a travel visa to the United Kingdom requires the following documents:
Filled out and signed United Kingdom tourist visa application form
Original, signed Nigeria passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
Passport Photo: 2 includes a passport-style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months.
Visa application form. Visa application form filled out in detail (block letters) and signed by the applicant.
Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or itinerary.
Property papers if possible
Copies of bank statements from the past 3 months.
Employment Letter. A letter from your employer/school (on business letterhead, with contact details), stating that a leave of absence has been granted and that you will be returning to your current job. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
Copy of the Hotel Reservations, OR
Personal Invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host’s status in UK ie. Copy of their UK passport’s information page, or, if they are not a citizen of UK, copies of their UK residence permit and their national passport’s information pages.