How to apply

Applying via VFS Global in Abuja or in Lagos

The quickest and easiest way to apply is at the Swedish Visa Application Centre in Abuja or in Lagos, which is managed by VFS Global. How to proceed (as well as to book an appointment) is described step-by-step at the VFS Global website.


If you choose this option you shall not present yourself at the Embassy of Sweden in Abuja nor pay any fees to the Embassy.

VFS in Abuja
Swedish Visa Application Centre
38 Lobito Crescent
Wuse II, Abuja, Nigeria

VFS in Lagos
Swedish Visa Application Centre
Ground Floor, The Manor, Plot 110, Admiral Ayinla Way
Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Nigeria

Applying via Embassy of Sweden in Abuja

If you do not wish to apply via the Swedish Application Centre in Abuja or in Lagos, you must then present your application forms and other documents in person at the Embassy of Sweden in Abuja. Prior visiting you must make an appointment. This option may not be as quick as applying via Swedish Application Centre.

How to proceed:

1. Prepare the documentation
Please read further under 'Required documents' which documents that are required. For instances you must be in possession of a passport; have a medical travel insurance and have booked an air ticket (although we advise you to delay payment until your visa application has been processed). Additional documents are required pending on the purpose of your visit. Therefore please read further under relevant heading in the menu at the left on this webpage.

2. Make an appointment
To make an appointment at the Embassy of Sweden, please send us an email: migration.abuja@gov.see or call us +234 807 961 7005 (telephone hours Monday-Thursday 14.00-15.00).

3. Visit the Embassy
Bring the completed application form, all the required documents, and a receipt of pre-payment to the Embassy at the appointed time (for information about the Embassy bank account number please contact If you do not have all the documents with you, there is a risk that your application will be rejected.

Visitors' address
Embassy of Sweden
41 T.Y. Danjuma Street
Asokoro District
Abuja, Nigeria