Visa Application Temporary Work Permit

Requirements for Temporary Work Permit Visa (TWP)

TWP Visas is issued to applicants, who wish to travel to Nigeria for temporary jobs: crew change, installation and repairs of equipment, auditing and inspection, training.

  • Duly filled visa application form (via;
  • Visa payment slip & visa acknowledgement slip (available after online payment);
  • Original letter of invitation from the Host company in Nigeria, accepting full immigration and financial responsibilities as well as stating the purpose of visit and duration of stay;
  • Photocopy of passport data page of the signatory to the invitation letter (must be a Nigerian citizen);
  • Photocopy of certificate of incorporation of the inviting Nigerian company;
  • Two (2) colored 3.5cm x 4.5cm sized photographs;
  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate (original and copy);
  • Photocopy of passport data page of applicant;
  • Pre-approval letter from the Nigeria Immigration Service (original or colored photocopy);
  • Letter of introduction from applicant’s company or organization in Russian Federation where applicable;
  • Crew list where applicable;
  • Photocopy of Seaman’s Book and Seafarer Identity Card where applicable;
  • Statement of bank account;
  • Hotel and air ticket reservation;
  • Foreigners in Russian Federation must provide proof of legal residency with not less than six (6) months validity;

DURATION: 2 months. Stay Permit – maximum of 60 days.