5 July 2017

NIGERIA: E-mail option for submission of temporary work permit

Effective immediately, applications for temporary work permits can be submitted via e-mail.

How does this affect the client?

The end to end processing times should be reduced, as applications submitted by e-mail should be considered within 48 hours of receipt. The e-mail address to which the applications may be submitted is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The temporary work permits allow foreign nationals to enter Nigeria for purposes of completing a specific job over a set period of time. The Nigerian immigration authorities announced on June 20 that applications would be accepted via e-mail.






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