According to The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, the United Arab Emirates, will resume visa issuance to Nigerians on 8th October 2020.
UAE confirmed that they will begin issuance of Visas from 8th of October, 2020. Travelers to have a return ticket, hotel booking, negative PCR result & a Health insurance (similar to Schengen requirement). Health insurance can be paid through travel agents/airline.– Hadi Sirika @hadisirika
Recently, the Nigerian government lifted the ban placed on Emirates airlines from operating into and out of Nigeria after meeting with the authorities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The agreement between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Visa issuance also means Emirates will restart flights operation into and out of Nigeria.
The requirements for Nigerians before getting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) visa is similar to the Schengen visa requirements for European countries travelers. These visa requirements mean travelers must have a return ticket, hotel booking, a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test result, and health insurance.