The Federal Government on Saturday announced that the United States has removed all visa reciprocity fees for Nigerian citizens seeking visas to the US with effect from December 3.
The US government had in 2019 imposed the reciprocity fee for all approved non-immigrant visa applications by Nigerians.
This was made known by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement titled, ‘Update on removal of visa fees for Nigerian citizens by the US Government.’
The spokesman, Ferdinand Nwonye, said, “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform that the United States Government has removed all visa reciprocity fees for Nigerian citizens seeking visas to the United States.
“The positive development is in line with the removal of excess visa application, processing and biometric fees for United States citizens applying for Nigerian visas by the Nigerian
The United States Government has, therefore, eliminated reciprocity fees for Nigerian citizens with effect from December 3, 2020.”