How to get ECOWAS Nigerian Residence Permit Card easily

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How to get ECOWAS Nigerian Residence Permit Card easily
Posted on: July 31, 2017, 08:29:43 PM


Are you are a foreigner that want to pay a visit to Nigeria but need to have a temporal residential permit to avoid any problems, below I will show you some requirement and where to get Nigerian Residence Permit Card.

Before thing of getting a Nigerian Resident permit card, there is some requirement you need to take note.

ECOWAS Residence Card

Eligibility

ECOWAS Citizens (Resident in Nigeria)

Requirements

    Application letter for ECOWAS Residence Card by Individual/Employer/ Embassy/ High Commission/ Diaspora Union accepting Immigration Responsibilities.
    ECOWAS Travel Certificate or National Passport valid for not less than 6 months
    Photocopy of Bio-data page of ECOWAS Travel Certificate or National Passport
    Two (2) copies of applicant’s recent passport photograph
    Evidence of e-payment i.e. printed payment confirmation page
    Duly completed and signed application form

For Employees (the following are required in addition to i-vi above
)

    Letter of offer of employment
    Letter of acceptance of offer of employment
    Applicant’s credentials / CV where applicable.
    Evidence of registration with professional bodies (where applicable)

How to Apply

    Complete ECOWAS Residence Card application form online here, make payment online and obtain Application ID and Reference Number.
    Submit completed ECOWAS Residence Card application form with other requirements at immigration office chosen during online application.

Timeline

48 hrs after receipt of application

Fee

Togolese:                               N25,000.00

Cote d’Ivoire                         N6,580.00

Other ECOWAS Citizens:  N500.00

Note: All fees are exclusive of bank charges

How To Renew the Residence permit after 2 years

In case you stayed in Nigeria more than 2 years and the residential permit expires then you will need to renew it following these steps below.

Requirements

    Application for Renewal of ECOWAS Residence Card from the Employer/ Embassy/ High Commission/ Diaspora Union/ Company accepting Immigration Responsibilities
    Expired residence card
    Duly completed signed application form
    Photocopy of passport Bio-data page and expired residence card
    Evidence of e-payment i.e. printed payment confirmation page

How to Apply

    Complete ECOWAS Residence Card Renewal application form online here, make payment online and obtain Application ID and Reference Number.
    Submit completed ECOWAS Residence Card Renewal application form with other requirements at immigration office chosen during online application.

Timeline

24 hrs after receipt of application

Fees

Togolese:                               N12,500.00

Cote d’Ivoire                         N3,290.00

Other ECOWAS Citizens:   N  250.00


 

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