Information for Applicants
VFS have locations in Abuja, Lagos and Accra. VFS is open, in all three locations, for applicants to book appointments.
Residents of Senegal or Côte d’Ivoire should courier their applications to the Embassy.
We are currently in receipt of larger than usual numbers of visa applications, therefore it is advised that you submit your application at minimum eight weeks prior to your intended travel dates.
Visa Application process
- Create your application online here. Please record your eight digit application number as this will be used to track your application throughout the process
- Consult the Irish Immigration Service website to ensure you have all the necessary documents for your application. Different visa types require different documentation.
- When you have completed the above steps, book an appointment with VFS to submit your physical documents.
- For those resident in Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire applications must be sent to the Embassy by courier.
Countries that we process visa applications for: Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire
Embassy Visa Office Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday 9 am to 4 pm. Friday 9 am to 12 pm.
Embassy Visa Office Phone Lines: Open 10 am - 12 pm. The number is +234 (0) 9 462 0612.
Current single entry visa fee: €60
Current multiple entry visa fee: €100
Current transit visa fee: €25