Easy Work Visas for Nigerians: 10 Countries to Consider

By: Ehis Travels


Hey there! If you’re like most Nigerian millennials, you’re probably tired of the slow, soul-crushing grind that is your day job. You’re looking for a way out, and you’re considering options for a working visa.

Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of 10 countries with easy work visas for Nigerians. So pack your bags and say goodbye to your boss – it’s time to explore the world!

But before we get to the list let us understand what a work visa is and what it entails to get one.

What Is a Work Visa?

Easy Work Visas for Nigerians: 10 Countries to Consider

Work Visa. Source: Joblist

Work visas is a dream come true for many Nigerian professionals. It’s a visa that allows you to work in a foreign country with little to no hassle.

Types of Work Visas

There are two main types of work visas.

  • Temporary work visa: This type of work visa is only valid for a few years; Depending on the country, you will need to renew it or return home when it expires. Some countries may also allow you to upgrade to a permanent work visa when you find a new job.
  • Permanent work visa: Permanent work visas allow you to live permanently in a foreign country, and after living there for a certain period of time, you can even apply for citizenship.


Who Can Get an Easy Work Visa?

Wondering if your skills are in high enough demand to land you a work visa? Wonder no more! We’ve put together a list of countries that are currently in need of your particular skill set.

So, whether you’re a nurse, doctor, programmer, or engineer, there’s a country out there that’s dying to have you.

What Are the Benefits of an Easy Work Visa?

Well, for starters, work visas can save you a lot of time and money. It can also help you to avoid those pesky visa interviews. And finally, it can give you the opportunity to explore a new country and its culture.


How to Get an Easy Work Visa?

Easy Work Visas for Nigerians: 10 Countries to Consider

Work visa application. Source: Pickvisa

In order to obtain a work visa, you must follow the following application steps:

  1. Find work: Before applying for your work permit, you must find a job abroad. When applying for a visa, you must provide proof of an employment contract.
  2. Make an appointment at the embassy or consulate: Find a representation that issues work visas for your destination country. You must make an appointment to attend your visa interview.
  3. Prepare your documents: You need to prepare your documents by translating and reviewing them if necessary.
  4. Send your application: In most cases, your employer will apply for the work permit on your behalf, but there are cases where you may need to apply yourself.
  5. Take part in the Visa interview: Once your appointment arrives, you will need to go to the embassy/consulate and complete your visa interview. Some visa offices may ask you to wire the visa payment on the same day as your interview. be sure to inquire at the visa office.

Work Visa Requirements 

You’ll need to prepare this documents for your work visa application:

  • Work visa application form. 
  • Your passport with a six-month validity period. 
  • Identity pictures. 
  • Proof of financial means. 
  • Health insurance for foreign workers.
  • Work contract. 
  • CV and proof of work experience. 
  • Letters of recommendation from previous employers. 
  • Marriage certificate (if applying with a spouse).
  • Children’s birth certificates (if applying with children).
  • Other supporting documents as required by the visa office. 

Without further ado here’s the list for 10 countries to consider when applying for a work visa as a Nigerian.

  1. The United States of America
  2. The United Kingdom
  3. Canada
  4. Australia
  5. Germany
  6. France
  7. Spain
  8. Italy
  9. The Netherlands
  10. Ireland



So there you have it – 10 countries with easy work visas for Nigerians.

If you’re looking to take your career to the next level, one of these countries should be at the top of your list.

But remember, just because a country offers an easy work visa doesn’t mean it’s the right fit for you.

Do your research, talk to people who have been there, and make sure you know what you’re getting into.

The world is your oyster, so go out there and crack it open!

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