Tourist visa . 04 Jul 2019 .

Tourist Visa from Nigeria to Syria

  • Nigerians planning a trip to Syria will need a visa.
  • Visa must be obtained prior to arrival in Syria from a Syrian diplomatic mission located in the traveler’s country of residence.
  • Syria maintains a functional embassy in the capital city of Nigeria.
  • Foreigners who wish to stay 15 days or more in Syria must register with Syrian immigration authorities by the 15th day of their stay.
  • Syria charges a departure tax at its land and sea borders for all visitors except those on diplomatic passports and children under the age of 11.
  • All visitors to Syria must carry a valid passport. Beware that Syria will not accept any passport that has evidence of travel to Israel.
  • Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter Syria. Visa applicants intending to visit a friend or family need to submit an invitation letter from a family member or host living in Syria.
  • This letter should clearly state the address and contact details of the host, as well as your relationship with them.
  • The visa process of Syria observes some HIV/AIDS entry restrictions.
  • HIV/AIDS tests are mandatory for foreigners from ages 15 to 60 who wish to reside in Syria.
  • The AIDS test must be conducted in Syria at a facility approved by the Syrian Ministry of Health.
  • A residence permit will not be issued until the applicant is determined HIV negative.
  • Foreigners wishing to marry Syrian nationals in Syria must also be tested for HIV.
  •  During the visa application, you will need to provide proof of sufficient funds to last the duration of your stay.
  • Journalists and correspondents of news agencies may not need a visa to travel to Syria.
  • You are advised to exit the country before your visa expires and present documents that show you have the intention to do so.
  • This visa does not serve study purposes. You cannot be enrolled in any of the institutions of learning in the country.
  • 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 (2 x 2” dimension) 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, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • A police report showing the traveler does not have a criminal record.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.
Rate: N/A
Processing time: 7 - 15 days
Validity: 90 days
Cost usd: 46.00


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