Applying for a Schengen visa for the Netherlands in Nigeria
If you will be visiting the Netherlands for a maximum of 90 days – for a holiday, to do business or to see family, for example – you can apply for a Schengen visa in Nigeria. Where you can apply, depends on where you live.
I live in Nigeria
If you live in one of the following states in Nigeria, you can apply for a Schengen visa at the Belgian application centre of TLScontact in Abuja:
- FCT Abuja
Find out how to apply for a Schengen visa at TLScontact
Do you live in another state?
If you live in another state in Nigeria, you can apply for a Schengen visa at the French consulate-general in Lagos.
Find out how to apply for a Schengen visa at the French consulate-general (information in French).
I don’t live in Nigeria
If you don’t live in Nigeria, you must apply for a visa for the Netherlands in the country where you live.
Find out how to apply for a Schengen visa in your country of residence
If you haven’t been back to your country of residence in the past 6 months or you didn’t know you would need to travel to the Netherlands when you left, you may be able to apply for a visa elsewhere.
Find out if you can apply for a Schengen visa in another country than your country of residence
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.