Antigua and Barbuda are two Caribbean islands, that form a country that lies between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico, off the coast of South America.
All EU citizens can enter without a visa.
Citizens of the following countries may also enter without a visa: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Cuba, Dominica, Fiji, Georgia, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Namibia, New Zealand, Nauru, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zimbabwe, and citizens of British Overseas Territories.
If you do need a visa, you must have a passport valid at least 6 months after time of visit, a completed application form, and 1 passport size photo. A single entry visa costs 30GBP and multiple entry costs 40GBP.
Note that if you are of a nationality that normally requires a visa and you are entering Antigua and Barbuda as a port for a cruise ship, you do not need a visa provided the ship will be leaving the day it arrives.
A Nigerian wants to speak with business associates, attend a scientific, educational, professional, or business convention or conference, settle an estate or discuss a contract in Antigua and Barbuda. You must have a business visa stamp or sticker endorsed by an Antiguan visa officer on your passport
Who requires the Antiguan business visa for travel from Nigeria?
A business visa stamp or label endorsed by an Antiguan visa official on your passport that allows you to go to Antigua and Barbuda to undertake business pursuits.
Business visa for Antigua and Barbuda are generally issued by the Antiguan consulate in Abuja or in the closest city to your usual residential address. When applying for an Antiguan business visa, you can be expected to explain the reasons for traveling to Antigua and Barbuda.
Please check the relevant information below. You will need to provide as many documents as required. Failure to provide the required documents might jeopardize the success your visa application.
Please note: You need to provide the original documents and you will also need to need to provide a certified translation of any documents that aren’t in English
When you apply you need to provide:
General Antiguan business visa information for residents of Nigeria
Fully completed visa form for Antigua and Barbuda and mandatory declaration
Passport size photographs
Valid national passport and one copy
Original of valid visa in case you are citizen of another country and one copy
Your current bank statement and one copy
Confirmation letter from your travel insurance for Antigua and Barbuda stating the policy coverage and one copy
Business references (letter from your company, invitation from company or institution in Antigua and Barbuda)
Proof of group travel/ accommodation reservation in Antigua and Barbuda / air ticket reservation for Antigua and Barbuda and one copy
Other information you’ll need
The dates you’re planning to travel to the Antigua and Barbuda
Details of where you’ll be staying during your visit
How much you think your trip will cost
Your current home address and how long you’ve lived there
Your parents’ names and dates of birth
How much you earn in a year
You can apply from 3 months before the start of your business. Decision often takes like 1 month to process your visa but it can be less difficult depending on your business type, situation and previous travel history.
Make sure you have the correct Antiguan visas where required and it is your job to acquire them. It is a rule of most countries to demand passports to be valid for 6 months after the expiry of the visa. NB: Possessing a visa will not guarantee a person entry on arrival in Antigua and Barbuda.
Aguguo Francis E
Select your specific area of interest below:Published by Francis at 20:57 PM on March 22, 2016