Travel Cost to America from Nigeria (November 2023)

Nigerians love traveling to the United States of America for various purposes such as study, work, healthcare, tourism or holidays. If you plan to travel there soon, it is wise to first research its costs as part of planning an itinerary.

This post will outline how much it costs to travel from Nigeria to the USA, with details on all airlines that fly directly between Nigeria and USA as well as costs associated with various visas for USA travel.

Flight Cost to THE USA from Nigeria

When traveling from Nigeria to the USA, one important consideration must be cost. Because various flight carriers ply this route, it is necessary to gather information on flight costs from each of these airlines and assess which one best meets your travel needs.

In this section, we will show you the cost of the different flights to the USA from Nigeria. Check them out below:

Royal Air Maroc flights to the USA from Nigeria

  • Economy ticket: N550,000 – N700,000
  • Business class: N800,000 – N1 million

Qatar Airways flights to the USA from Nigeria

  • Economy ticket: N700,000 – N880,000
  • Business class: N1 million – N1.38 million

Ethiopian Airlines flights to the USA from Nigeria

  • Economy ticket: N1 million – N1.2 million

KLM flights to the USA from Nigeria

  • Economy ticket: N900,000 – N1.1 million
  • Business class: N1 million – N1.5 million

Air France flights to the USA from Nigeria

  • Economy ticket: N800,000 – N1.1 million
  • Business class: N1.3 million – N1.75 million

British Airways flights to the USA from Nigeria

  • Economy ticket: N900,000 – N1 million
  • Business class: N800,000 – N2 million

Delta Air Lines flights to the USA from Nigeria

  • Economy ticket: N500,000 – N700,000
  • Business class: N1 million – N2 million

Types and Costs of USA Visas in Nigeria

To travel from Nigeria to the US, a visa is necessary. Even children and those seeking medical care need a visa before leaving. You will first be required to pay an application fee before submitting your application; later you will need to attend an in-person interview before your visa can be approved.

There are various visas depending on your trip’s purpose. Please refer to the table below to gain insight into all available visas, their respective descriptions, and cost in dollars or naira.

Description Visa Type Fee Amount (USD) Fee Amount (NGN)
Business/Tourist B $160 72000.00
Transit C-1 $160 72000.00
Ship/Airline Crew D $160 72000.00
Student (academic) F $160 72000.00
Journalist and Media I $160 72000.00
Exchange Visitors J $160 72000.00
Student (vocational) M $160 72000.00
Victim of Human Trafficking T $160 72000.00
NAFTA Professionals TN/TD $160 72000.00
Victim of Criminal Activity U $160 72000.00
Temporary/Seasonal Workers and Employment, Trainees H $190 85500.00
Intracompany Transferees L $190 85500.00
Persons with Extraordinary Ability O $190 85500.00
Athletes. Artists & Entertainers P $190 85500.00
International Cultural Exchange Q $190 85500.00
Religious Worker R $190 85500.00
Fiancé(e) or Spouse of U.S. Citizen K $265 119250.00
Treaty Trader/Investor, Australian Professional Specialty E $205 92250.00

 

Description Visa Type Fee Amount (USD) Fee Amount (NGN)
Business/Tourist B $160 72000.00
Transit C-1 $160 72000.00
Ship/Airline Crew D $160 72000.00
Treaty Trader/Investor, Australian Professional Specialty E $205 92250.00
Student (academic) F $160 72000.00
Temporary/Seasonal Workers and Employment, Trainees H $190 85500.00
Journalist and Media I $160 72000.00
Exchange Visitor J $160 72000.00
Fiancé(e) or Spouse of U.S. Citizen K $265 119250.00
Intracompany Transferees L $190 85500.00
Student (vocational) M $160 72000.00
Persons with Extraordinary Ability O $190 85500.00
Athletes. Artists & Entertainers P $190 85500.00
International Cultural Exchange Q $190 85500.00
Religious Worker R $190 85500.00
Victim of Human Trafficking T $160 72000.00
NAFTA Professionals TN/TD $160 72000.00
Victim of Criminal Activity U $160 72000.00

PRICES LAST UPDATED 3RD FEBRUARY 2023.

Other fees that you will be required to pay include:

SEVIS Fees SEVIS stands for Student and Exchange Visitor Information System. It’s an online-based system used to monitor F, M and J visa participants as well as their families; from when they receive initial paperwork (DS-2019 or I-20), until they leave school or graduate from their program.

SEVIS applicants should first check with their schools based in the US to make sure that their information has been entered into its system, then make a separate payment of $350 or $220 depending on their status – for non-immigrants using I-20 forms or those using DS-2019 forms respectively.

Blanket L Fee

Also referred to as Fraud Prevention and Detection Fee, any first-time principal applicant covered under a blanket petition for L status must pay a one-off payment of $500 upon his or her interview day, payable directly to the US Consular Section cashier on that same day or any time there is a subsequent L-1 visa application based on an updated I-129S form.

How to Apply for a USA Visa in Nigeria

The steps below will show you how to apply for a USA visa in Nigeria:

Step 1: You need to first determine the type of visa you need. There are different types of non-immigrant visas.

Step 2: After figuring out the kind of visa you need, you need to check for the cost of the visa and make the visa application fee payment.

Step 3: Once you are done paying for the visa, you should complete the DS-160 form. Ensure that you properly read through the guidelines before filling out the form. Also, provide clear details and avoid mistakes.

Step 4: Set up your visa interview appointment. To schedule your appointment, you need to provide the following:

  • Passport number.
  • Receipt number.
  • Ten-digit barcode from the DS-160 confirmation page.

Step 5: Attend your interview at the US Embassy on the scheduled date and time.

If your application is approved, you will receive the document at the drop-off location you chose when scheduling your appointment.

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