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Niger Visa

Type of Niger Visas

Tourist Visa
  • Processing time: 10 to 12 days
  • Validity: 3 months
  • Entry: Single/Multiple
  • Service Fee: INR 7,350/-
  • Ideal for: Indian passport holders who want to visit Niger for tourism, sightseeing or visiting family and friends
Business Visa
  • Processing time: 10 to 12 days
  • Validity: 3 months
  • Entry: Single/Multiple
  • Fees: INR 7,350/-
  • Ideal for: Indian passport holders who want to visit Niger for the purpose of business such as attending meetings, conferences, participation in exhibitions, seminars or any other commercial activities
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Documents required for Niger Visa:

  • Must have Documents for Niger Visa :
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    • Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any
    • 2 Scanned recent colour photograph. (Photo Specification);
    • 3 Visa Application forms: completed and signed
    • Personal Covering letter: explaining purpose of travel to the country
    • Original Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 3 months with bank seal
    • Air tickets: proof of return flight tickets from and back to your home country
    • Hotel reservation: proof of accommodation for your entire stay
    • Travel Itinerary: day-wise plan outlining all elements of the trip
    • Cholera Vaccination: required if travelling from a country where an outbreak of the disease has been reported
    • Yellow Fever Certificate: required for visa application and travel to Niger
  • Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:
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    1. If Employed:

    • Leave Sanctioned Certificate: with company seal providing approval for leave
    • Salary Slips: of last 3 months

    2.If Self Employed:

    • Business Proof: Registration License/MOA/Partnership deed
    • Company Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
    • Company’s Income Tax Returns: of last 3 years

    3. If Retired:

    • Retirement Proof: pension book, statement etc

    4. If Student

    • ID Card: from school, college or institute

    5. If Minor

    • Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents
    • Legalized Letter of Consent (NOC)
    • If the child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent
    • If the child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel
    • Death Certificate: in case one or both parents are deceased
    • ID Proof: of parents

    6. If Visiting friend or relative

    • Invitation letter: stating the relationship with the inviter and purpose of visiting the country & assuring the responsibility for housing and related expenses during the guest's stay in Algeria
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill

    7. If Sponsored

    • Sponsorship Letter: providing the name of the visitors, what the purpose of the visit is, relationship with the visitors, length of stay, dates of travel & any other additional information if necessary
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill
    • Proof of Financial Support: updated bank statement, pay slips

    8. For Business Visa

      Introduction/ recommendation letter from:

    • One of the Chambers of Commerce and Industries, government of India;
    • Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India;
    • Export Promotion Council of India; or Reference number from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Afghanistan.
    • Registration certificate of the company from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India:

    • Income tax documents of the last three years;
    • Letter from the company addressed to the embassy, introducing the business man for visa issuance;
    • Invitation letter from the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan;
    • Copy of the license (JAWAZ) of the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan.
    • *Note: The Embassy/Consul General has the right to ask for additional information or documents and request a personal interview with the applicant.

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Niger Visa FAQs

  • add Do I need a visa for Niger ?

    Yes, all Indian passport holders require a visit to visit Niger. The type of visa to enter Niger will depend on several factors such as nationality, purpose of your planned visit and duration

  • add How can I apply for a Niger visa online?

    It is a straight forward and effortless process to apply for a Niger visa online through Akbar Travels:

    • Choose your preferred type of Niger visa based on your travel type
    • Pay online
    • Submit documents through our pick up & drop service
    • Receive your visa once approved

  • add How early can I apply for a Niger visa online?

      The earliest date to apply for a Niger visa is one month before the date of travel to the country. In order to allow for adequate time for visa processing, it is advisable that all visa applications are submitted fifteen days, prior to travelling.
  • add What is the validity of a Niger visa for Indians?

    This visa is valid for up to 3 months from the date of issue. The Embassy issues both single and multiple entry visas.

  • add What is the difference between a single entry and multiple entry?

    One must carefully note what kind of entry is permitted. If the visa reads a single entry, its holder can only enter and leave Niger once whereas, with multiple entries, he/she can enter or leave the country multiple times.

  • add What is the Niger visa fee for Indians?

    Since the Embassy of Niger issues single & multiple type visas, the cost for each entry type differs as follows: Single entry for 3 months – INR 7350/- Multiple entry for 3 months - INR 10,160/-

  • add What is the purpose of Tourist and Business visa?

    Tourist visas are for those Indian citizens travelling to Nigerfor sightseeing, recreation and casual visits to friends or families.
    Business visas are ideal for Indian citizens travelling for Business Meetings, Conference, etc. for a shorter period of stay. .

  • add Is it compulsory to submit my passport along with the application?

    Yes, the Embassy will stamp the visa in the original passport. Therefore, two blank pages are required in the passport. Your passport should also be valid for minimum six months beyond the intended stay.

  • add How long does it take to get a Niger visa for Indians?

    Visa application is normally processed within 2 weeks.

  • add What are the eligibility criteria for a Niger visa application?

    To enable the authorities to process your application, you must clearly state:

    • Why are you visiting Niger
    • How long you intend to stay in Niger
    • How will you support yourself during your time in Niger
    • What is the purpose of your visit to Niger
    • Type of passport you hold and for how long it is valid
    • Where do you intend to travel following your visit to Niger
    • If you have a permit to Niger the country you intend to travel to after your stay in Niger
  • add How do I receive my Niger visa online?

    The visa will be stamped on your passport.

  • add Do I need any specific vaccinations?

    The government of Niger requires submission of Yellow Fever vaccination certificate for the visa application as well as while travelling to Niger. Cholera vaccination is only required if applicant will be travelling from a Cholera infected area.

  • add What if my Nige visa gets rejected?

    The Embassy has the final call when it comes to a Nigervisa rejection. If your application is rejected or is granted for a shorter period, the authorities’ decision is final and no refund will be issued.

  • add If I am travelling on a Niger tourist visa from India, will I be able to work in the country?

    You cannot take up any kind of paid employment in the country on a Niger tourist visa.

  • add Do I need to purchase a Travel Insurance?

    Applicants are strongly advised to purchase a Travel Insurance to secure their trip in the occurrenceof unexpected events such as medical emergencies, flight cancellations, baggage delay or loss etc.

  • add What is the easiest way to get a Niger Visa for Indians?

    Contact our Visa Experts and apply for your Niger visa instantly with minimum documents and lowest visa fee. No need to visit our office and no need to deal with the Embassy. We do it all for you.

  • add Are you still having doubts about the Niger Visa process?

    Please feel free to contact us for all your Niger Visa worries. We have you covered across India with presence in all the major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow and many more.

    Important Notice:

    The information provided here are subject to change without prior notice. For confirmation on visa requirements and fees, you may consult with the Niger Embassy or Consulate near you.

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Simple steps to get a Niger Visa:

Akbar Travels has been a part of more than one million travel dreams. We offer quick and hassle-free Niger visa assistance. With a highly professional and dedicated team of Visa Experts, we are here to cater to all your Niger visa application requirements. Read more

Throughout your visa process, you will have a dedicated visa expert handling your application.

Here are the steps to apply for an Niger Visa through Akbar Travels:
Step 1: Contact our Visa Expert with your travel plans and gather all the visa information and requirements.
Step 2: Pay your Niger visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from your home or office.
Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify, complete your Visa application online and schedule an appointment as part of the visa process
Step 4: On the appointment day personally visit the High Commission / Visa Application Center (VAC) to submit your Biometrics (fingerprints) and documents.
Step 5:Receive your Niger Visa.

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Basic Requirements to visit Niger

  • Have a valid Passport and valid Niger Visa;
  • Be in good health Read more
  • Good moral character
  • Thorough knowledge of your accommodation and itinerary details to furnish at immigration if asked to
  • Return flight tickets or onward flight tickets to ensure your return to home country or your next destination once your visa expires
  • Adhere to the moral standards of the country and follow the general rules
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Travel Checklist

  • Passport with at least 6 months of validity
  • Valid Niger Visa depending on the purpose of your visit and duration of stay Read more
  • Confirmed return or onward tickets.
  • Details of accommodation.
  • Travel itinerary
  • Foreign currency
  • Any additional documents to support your purpose of visit, especially for business visa travellers
  • Have all documents authenticated before traveling
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What to do when you arrive in Niger ?

  • Keep all your travel documents ready to be produced for verification by the immigration officers
  • Ensure you are not carrying any forbidden items that will not pass through customs, including ‘any immoral items liable to cause a breach of the peace’ like books, audiobooks, audio and video tapes Read more
  • Always carry your passport or a copy of it while traveling within Niger
  • Note down emergency helpline numbers in the country
  • Be aware of the general rules of conduct in public places
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Niger Travel guide

Niger, officially known as the Republic of the Niger is a country in West Africa. It is named after the River Niger and is a landlocked country i.e it is enclosed by land from all sides. It is the largest country in West Africa with almost 80% of its land area in the Sahara Desert. Read more

  • Niger has the stark splendour of the Air Mountains in the north, with Neolithic rock art and beautiful oasis towns. Dinosaur graveyards are found in the dunes of the Tenere Desert. The South has the Sultanate of Zinder and the ancient trans-Saharan trade route town of Agadez. Niger is mostly hot and dry, so best visiting months would be during winters when the temperatures are much cooler.
  • Niger mostly comes in places not to visit for safety reasons but the people who have visited here find it amazing with ancient caravan cities around Sahara desert and warm and generous locals. There have been many attacks against foreigners and the threat of kidnapping is also high. So take advisory from the Indian Embassy, before making an itinerary. There could be language issues while conversing to locals as they mostly speak French or local languages like Hausa, Djerma, Fulfulde, and Tamashek.
  • Niger’s primary international airport is DioriHamani International Airport in Niamey. It is also the country’s only international airport. There are no direct flights from India to Niger. For a connecting flight, one can see flights by Air France, Qatar Airways, Air Algerie, Ethiopian Airlines, and Air India. Local commuting in Niger can be done by taxis and bush taxis.
  • What to see in Niger?

  • Niger is an adventure lover’s dream with ancient desert empires remnants and wilderness. The vast desert landscape and rocky Air Mountains, entice travellers. The Neolithic giraffe carvings at the Dabous are enough to astound anyone. The charming towns of Ayorou and Koure are all must visit.
  • Agadez is a world heritage site and had once been part of the famous trans-Saharan trade route. Today it is a famous market town and a famous tourist place due to mud-brick Agadez Grand Mosque. Zinder, an ancient city of Niger, is famous for the Sultan’s palace.
  • Niamey, the capital city is the liveliest city of Niger. It has the most options for shopping, sightseeing and entertainment. Famous sightseeing places here are MuseeNationale and Zoo, Grande Mosquee, Cathedral Maorey, and Niamey Grand Market.
  • Wildlife safari in Niger is a must. W National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to majestic animals like leopards, lions, cheetahs, water buffalos, hippos and baboons.
  • Niger is mostly a rural area, so their food habits are mostly around the livestock they raise. Traditional cuisine is very basic and is based around rice and millet. Some of the food specialities of Niger include Shinkafa, Tattabara, Deguidegui, Brochettes, Laban, Dodo, and Saalat. Tuareg tea is very famous and extremely rewarding in the heat. Biere Niger is the light alcoholic drink available everywhere. One can try the palm wine to experience the stronger alcoholic brew of Niger.
  • The locals of Niger are skilled artisans. Shopping for local products like leather goods, silver jewellery, hand-woven blankets, and straw mats is very popular. There is a lot of scope of bargaining and best products can be found in rural areas.

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Niger Facts and Figures

Region:
West Africa
Major cities :
Niamey, Tahoua, Agadez, Zinder
National Day:
West African franc (CFA)
Capital:
Niamey
Time in Niger :
IST (-) 4 hours 30 hours Read more
Language:
French, Hausa, Djerma, Fulfulde, Tamashek
Area:
1,267,000 km²
Currency:
West African franc (CFA)
Main Airlines:
Air Niamey
International Airports :
DioriHamani International Airport (NIM)
Best time to visit:
November to February
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F-8/22, Munirka Marg
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New Delhi 110057
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