UAE Begins Visa Issuance to Nigerians


Baring any unforeseen circumstance, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would commence issuance of visas to Nigerians from tomorrow (October 8).

This was disclosed by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika.

According to him, “UAE confirmed that they will begin issuance of visas from 8th of October, 2020.

“Travellers to have a return ticket, hotel booking, negative PCR result and a Health insurance (similar to Schengen requirement).

“Health insurance can be paid through travel agents/airline.”

It would be recalled that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government had six days ago lifted suspension placed on Emirates Airline from flying into Nigeria on agreement that UAE would reciprocate with issuance of visa to willing travellers from Nigeria.

Idowu Sowunmi