Luxembourg Travel and Visa Requirements for Nigerian Citizens

Travel and Visa Requirements for Nigerian Citizens Travelling to Luxembourg

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About Luxembourg


Luxembourg is the only Grand Duchy in the world. So instead of a King and Queen they have a Grand Duke and Grand Duchess 

General Requirements for Luxembourg Visa
  • A Nigerian passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) taken in white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country. 
  • Travel medical insurance of 30,000 euros to cover duration of entire stay.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.
Types of Luxembourg Visa

Luxembourg Tourist visa


Processing Time 10 days

Duration of Stay Variable

Visa Fee $110.00


Eligibility

  • The Luxembourg tourist visa is a short stay visa which is also known as Type C visa or Schengen visa. It permits a visitor to enter Luxembourg for the purpose of tourism, visiting friends and relatives or participating in a conference or business meet.
  • Since Luxembourg is a member of the Schengen Agreement, it follows the common visa rules applicable to all Schengen countries.
  • The Luxembourg tourist visa is valid for only 90 days. 
  • The visa is issued for single or multiple entries. In case of multiple entries, the total duration of a visitor’s stay over the multiple visits to places in the Schengen area cannot exceed the 90 days limit valid for a period of six months.
  • During the visa application, you will need to provide proof of sufficient funds to last the duration of your stay. Visitors should have at least $75 per day.
  • You must show proof of having individual medical travel insurance that is valid in all the Schengen countries and it must have a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000 (INR 2,132,543.10). 
  • This visa does not serve study purposes. You cannot be enrolled in any of the institutions of learning in the country.
  • Luxembourg is a landlocked country located in central Europe between France.
  • There are 3 official languages in Luxembourg: French, German and Luxembourgish.
  • Traveling to Luxembourg is really safe. According to reports it’s one of the safest countries in the world. However, like in any other destination, tourists should be aware of petty crimes like purse snatching and pickpocketing, but even that is quite rare.

Luxembourg Business visa


Processing Time 10 days

Duration of Stay Variable

Visa Fee $110.00


Eligibility

  • Nigerians traveling to Luxembourg for business purposes can apply for the Luxembourgian tourist visa.
  • This visa is valid for stays no more than 90 days. If you will be traveling a lot and not only in one Schengen country it’s recommendable to fill in the “multiple entry” gap in the application form. This way you will be able to enter and leave Schengen Zone as you please for the amount of time allowed on your visa issued.
  • You will need to provide an invitation letter from the Luxembourg company you will be visiting. This letter will also contain their detailed address, accompanied with the date and actual purpose of your trip.
  • If the intention is to attend a meeting or seminar, confirmation/invitation from the conference organizer/institution is required. If you are employed, you will have to present a certificate from your employer stating or allowing your business travel.
  • Your bank statement from the last 6 months is needed. Self-employed people will submit proof of business registration.
  • The earliest time to apply for a business visa is three months before your planned trip.
  • A letter from the applicant is required, and it should be stated that your trip will be sponsored by the employer or the local company.

Luxembourg Student visa


Processing Time 10 days

Duration of Stay Variable

Visa Fee $110.00


Eligibility

  • Nigerians who are looking to pursue educational courses in Luxembourg for more than 90 days will have to obtain a student visa.
  • The Luxembourg student visa is a long-term visa granted to students who have already been accepted for admission by a recognized higher educational institute in Luxembourg.
  • The student visa must be obtained before entry into the country. 
  • Before you apply for Luxembourg student visa, you must obtain a ‘temporary authorization to stay’ by applying to the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Luxembourg. This temporary authorization to stay is valid for a period of 90 days only. You will have to apply for your student visa within this 90 day period.
  • To be eligible for a Luxembourg student visa, you must provide proof of being enrolled as a full-time student in one of Luxembourg’s institutions for higher education.
  • You must also provide proof of full payment of tuition fee for the course. Your medical insurance must cover the total number of days you will be staying in Luxembourg as a student The insurance must be valid for all Schengen countries for a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000.
  • Students are required to have 500 Euros monthly to cover their finances. 
  • A proof of accommodation should be submitted. This could be either a dormitory contract (signed between you and an official of a dormitory in the country where you will be staying) or rent Agreement (a contract with a property owner in this Schengen state, specifying the address and other information details about the facility and landlord).

Luxembourg Work visa


Processing Time 10 days

Duration of Stay Variable

Visa Fee $110.00


Eligibility

  • Nigerians planning on taking a job in Luxembourg are eligible to apply for a work visa.
  • Finding jobs in Luxembourg can be easier than in other European countries. Some international companies including Amazon, Skype, iTunes and PayPal have all set up European head offices in Luxembourg.
  • Foreigners coming to Luxembourg through employment by a Luxembourg-based company will use their employee contract as a good start for getting a residence permit. Applicants are advised to apply for a residence permit as early as possible, ideally as soon as they have the employee contract.
  • It might take a few months to process your application, so be conscious of which address receives your work permit. You are highly advised to apply for a work visa to Europe at least two months prior to your trip to the country.
  • The Luxembourg work visa is usually valid for 1 year but there is an option of extension. Visa holders have the chance to apply for a visa extension, upon the expiration of their visa.
Luxembourg Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria
Luxembourg

Luxembourg visa applications are currently overseen by the Belgian embassy of Nigeria. Address: 9, Usuma Street, Maitama, Abuja - Nigeria

Phone: Phone: (+234) 803 301 68 22

Email: Email: abuja@diplobel.fed.be