The US government has eliminated the reciprocity fees for Nigerian seeking American visas
A reciprocal visa policy is one in which a country imposes visa requirements on citizens from a certain country in reaction to that country’s visa policies toward the first country
The new policy which took effect from Thursday, 3rd December was announced by the Nigerian government
Recall that the US government introduced the reciprocity fees in 2019 on the ground that its citizens seeking Nigerian visa pay more than Nigerians seeking the US visa.
Nigerians will no longer pay reciprocity fee when applying for American visas following its removal by the United States, the federal government has announced.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs disclosed this through its spokesman, Ferdinand Nwonye, on Saturday, December 5, adding that the removal took effect from Thursday, 3rd December.
The ministry explained that the development was sequel to the removal of excess visa application, processing and biometric fees for US citizens applying for Nigerian visas.