10 Visa-Free Countries for Nigerian Passport Holders

10 Visa-Free Countries for Nigerian Passport Holders's photoBy Ernest Emeka
Thu Jul 18 2024
10 Visa-Free Countries for Nigerian Passport Holders

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So, you have a passport that has not embraced a travel stamp? Maybe you want to travel for a getaway or holiday but have limited funds and don't want to suffer visa rejection. What if we tell you that as a Nigerian passport holder, you can travel without a visa to some beautiful countries?

Now that we have gotten your attention, here are some visa-free countries that beckon you to visit:


Imagine relaxing in a scenically beautiful backdrop of endless mountains. Somewhere in this country lies the Virunga volcanoes, and inside the bamboo forests, you will find the world's last remaining mountain gorillas. Rwanda, the Land of a Thousand Hills or Le Pays des Mille Collines, has become a bucket list for millions worldwide.

Rwanda has announced plans to allow all Africans to come to its country without a visa. Whether you want a change of scene or a place to unwind, Rwanda has some of the most stunning inland beaches, magnificent parks like the Nyungwe Forest National Park, and a metropolitan experience for people who want to explore Kigali.

10 Visa-Free Countries for Nigerian Passport Holders

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If you are looking for a place that looks like a little secret from your kid's stories, you may want to come to Fiji. The country offers you a haven for your island-hopping adventure, nature exploration, and a little luxury to indulge your senses. The wellness retreat offers stunning underwater wonderlands, including magical sceneries that leave you in awe.

Don't look for another island getaway if you have Fiji as your visa-free destination. The South Pacific destination has a culture of joyful hospitality, offering a tropical environment, lush jungles, and amazing adventures.

Cooks Island

Many don't know we can create our adventures abroad on Cooks Island, a destination blending traditional and modern lifestyles. If you want an ideal tropical retreat destination without a visa hustle, Cooks Island should come to mind. You can unwind in the splendor of palm-lined beaches, go fishing or snorkeling, and enjoy the local cuisine. You can balance your exploration and leisure in paradise like Aitutaki and Rarontga.


The Maldives, a visa-free destination, has become a hub for people who want to explore the finest regions of the Caribbean and indulge in the ultimate tropical escape. Stunning white-sand beaches, luxurious water villas, dazzling underwater destinations, and unrivaled luxury await you in Maldives. 

The archipelagic destination is a true choice for honeymooners, families, and individuals who want an exotic treatment. The photos taken from Maldives are out of this world, and the views you witness stay forever in your memories. The azure waters, corals of distinct hues, and diverse aquatic life make this place a must-visit.

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Some distance away from Nigeria sits Benin on the Gulf of Guinea majestically. With religious and historically significant sites, visitors have more than enough adventures. Filled with beaches and wildlife, carefully combing this country would mesmerize you. Benin helps you immerse yourself in undefined relaxation adventures and allows you to explore hidden destinations. From the ancient kingdom of Dahomey to its capital, Port Novo, you will feel the vibrant atmosphere, witness mind-blowing Voodoo culture, and get engrossed in its rich culture.


Barbados is a UNESCO World Heritage-listed capital with fantastic beaches and brilliant turquoise bays. Party-goers wouldn’t miss the Owanbe when they witness the country’s smashing nightlife.

The Caribbean destination offers a taste of travel haven immersed in bliss and tropical delights. Barbados has numerous adventures that keep visitors busy and breathless. Beach lovers will find it exciting in its blue waters, pure white-sand beaches, and scuba activities. 

10 Visa-Free Countries for Nigerian Passport Holders

Cape Verde

Cape Verde has peaceful seaside villages, beaches, and a captivating blend of mountains. If you want a romantic getaway with less crowd, you can come to this ideal destination for hiking and water activities. Visitors who want to experience Portuguese merged with a local African culture will love to spend more time here.

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis, a two-island country, infuses exotic culture and a rich history that attracts visitors. The Caribbean country offers a pulsing soca beat, spotless beaches, stunning scenery, and golden sands. You can walk on the shores of azure waters, hang out, and drink with the locals.

The thrill of trying the zip line activities on your way to UNESCO-designated Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park is something you don't want to miss. You can try snorkelling and diving activities for a little adrenaline pumping.


Dominica is that bride in the Caribbean that has a sheer dramatic appearance and feeling that no one can resist its travel charm. Filled with rainforest-shrouded volcanoes, exotic cuisine, sulfurous hot springs, a boiling lake, and magnificent cities, Dominica is a superb destination for adventure seekers. 

What can you do with six months in this destination? If you have not travelled abroad, you can begin with an adventure in Dominica. 

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A fabled travel haven that enjoys the beautiful endowment of Mother Nature is Seychelles. Nothing prepares you for the spellbinding turquoise waters lapping ribbons of a sand scene. When you look behind, a backdrop of palm trees and lush hills gives you that Caribbean feature you can't resist. The ocean-sea luxury will pamper you with wellness retreats and relaxation hubs. You can jump from Mahé to La Digue, find fabulous resorts at Victoria, and get lost in Seychelles wonders.


Final Thoughts

Nigerian passport holders have more countries they can visit without a visa. For instance, have you heard of Montserrat? Montserrat is a dramatic island in the Caribbean, offering soaring peaks and extraordinary scenery. The rainforest-covered hillsides provide a desirable selfie background, and the dent of volcanic eruptions makes Montserrat an exotic island. 

Pay4Me App has become a bus stop for Nigerians travelling to different parts of the world. With the app, you can make your visa and immigration fee transactions within minutes. You don't have to struggle with traditional banking institutions regarding payments when you have Pay4Me. Since you are not hustling for a visa to any listed country, you don’t have to sweat it out when making your cross-border payment.


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