How to Apply for US Visa in Nigeria

Wondering how to apply for US Visa from Nigeria, This is a full guide on how you do it all by yourself without the help of ny Travel agent


Hey you reading,  I know you here to find out how you can apply for US visa from Nigeria and stand a chance of getting approved by the embassy of cause you will get approved if you follow all the guidelines and you qualified to be issued a US Visa.

Many Nigerians don’t believe in the DIY (Do It Yourself), We rather prefer paying large amounts  for a service which can be easily completed by self.

We having many people posing to be Travel Agent, with little or no Experience of what they claim they do, Just keep reading let me guide you on your US Visa Application


First things first, you need to know if you are eligible to apply for US Visa, there certain things you consider before thinking of applying for a US Visa

US visas are  divided into Immigrant and non-immigrant visas. The Immigrant Visa is issued to those who intend to move to the United States for permanent stay (Green Card Visa, US family visas for Nigerians) while the Non Immigrant Visa  issued to those who are going there on a more temporary basis (US travel visa for tourism or business, US student visas and US work visas for Nigerian citizens).

Here is how to apply for a US Visa from Nigeria.

Where to Apply For US Visa

For achievement in getting any of the USA travel visas, you need to go the US embassy  office in Nigeria or visit their Official site. Here, you will discover all the data you have to process your application.
Regardless of any method, you will be required to fill in an application after completing  initial payment for  visa fee for the specific type of visa you applying for.

Steps on How to Apply For US Visa

As i have mentioned above , there are distinctive kinds of US visas arranged under non-immigrant  and Immigrant  visas. Every one of these classifications has distinctive necessities and also application forms. By and by, we will talk about the means you have to take after in the event that you are applying for a non-immigrant visa for US from Nigeria.

Decide your visa class

You can decide your visa class that applies to your circumstance by perusing a report alluded to as Common Non-foreigner Visa. Each visa compose is clarified as far as the capabilities and application things and prerequisites.
Click Here to See all Visa Categories and Class

Visa Fee Payment

After effectively affirming your visa compose, you will be required to pay the visa expenses material to your decision. In the event that you are applying on the web, you can visit the visa charge page, which records all the visa composes and their relating visa expenses in both US dollars and your nearby cash (for your situation Naira). The technique for installment is given on the Bank and Payment Options page. You will be told on the best way to make the installment. Make sure to keep the receipt securely as the receipt number will be expected to book the visa arrangement.

Complete the DS-160 form

All candidates of non-immigrant US visa from Nigeria are required to finish a form known as DS-160. Before you start  filling the form, you have to peruse the rules for finishing DS-160 form painstakingly as the data you have to give must be right and exact. This is data provided on your  account using the form  can’t be altered once it has been submitted. It might be imperative to look for the help of migration lawyer or interpreter. The DS-160 form number will be expected to secure your visa appointment .

Scheduling your visa appointment

This step requires you to create a profile with the US embassy visa system. A link is provided where you are expected to click on the New User button and complete the form. Fill all the fields accurately and then create a strong password. Once you are through, you can log in to your system.

On the left side of your dashboard, you will see Schedule Appointment. Click on it and you will be on your way to securing a non-immigrant visa appointment. You will need the following for each of the scheduled appointment:

  • A valid passport for travel to the US with the dates of validity six months beyond your expected period of stay in the United States;
  • The visa application payment receipt number from the GTBank;
  • The 10 digit barcode number from the confirmation page of your completed and submitted DS-160 form;
  • A valid contact information including email and phone number;
  • Additional documents required depending on the visa class such as I-20 for student visas, a copy of your petition approval for petition-based visas and DS-2019 for exchange visitor visas among other special documents as may be required.

Prepare and Go For the Interview

You must be prepared psychologically and appear in time for the interview. Also, remember that you must appear for the interview in person. All the information regarding the interview is present at the official website under the button Schedule My Appointments.

Wait for the Verdict

After the interview, it is time to wait for the verdict. It can either be approved or denied. If your application is approved, the visa will be sent to the drop off location you provided in your appointment schedule. If denied, you will be given a blue slip containing the reason for your denial.



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