How Nigerians Can Get a Visa to Croatia
Would you like to learn how Nigerians can get a visa to Croatia? Then keep reading this article to get access to all the important information required for procuring a visa to Croatia.
Croatia is an Eastern European country whose capital is Zagreb and with a long coastline on the Adriatic Sea which contains more than a thousand islands, it’s also crossed by the Dinaric Alps. Zagreb is unique for its medieval Gornji Grad (Upper Town) and different museums.
Croatia has different, but mostly continental and Mediterranean climates. Spring and autumn are mild along the coast, while winter is very cold and full of snow in central and northern regions. It is geographically different with levelled agricultural plains along the Hungarian border, low mountains, and highlands close to the Adriatic beach and islands.
The Croatian kuna is the official currency in use, and the official language is Croatian.
Types of Croatian Visa
There are various types of Croatian visa available for anyone who intends to visit the country. The type of visa you can get depends on the reason for travelling.
- Business Visa
- Tourist Visa
- Study Visa
- Work Visa
Below is a list of the necessary documents you should have in addition to the application for a business visa to any Schengen country whose visa is valid in Croatia.
1. Visa application form filled and signed.
2. Recent passport-sized photographs which capture the entire face with a bright background are needed.
3. International passport with validity goes beyond the expected return date, with at least two blank pages.
4. Copy of the passport data sheet (page on which the photo is located).
5. Copies of your previous visas (if any); will prove that you’ve had past travel experience.
6. A cover letter must be provided which states the reason for the visit and schedules.
7. Flight schedules with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from Croatia.
8. Evidence of health insurance covering foreign travel
9. Hotel reservation/ accommodation information for the duration of the intended stay.
10. Proof of your civil status (birth certificate of children, marriage certificate, and death certificate of spouse if necessary).
11. Proof of legitimate stay (if the application is not presented in the applicant’s home country).
12. Evidence of enough financial means for the duration of the visit.
13.Original Business letter, signed by the inviting company on the company letter paper, providing information about the travel purpose.
14.Evidence of past trade relations between the two companies, if such document is available.
15.Certificate of employment if the candidate is employed because it is necessary.
16.Please submit evidence of your retirement fund if you are retired.
17.A certificate from your employer granting your business permission to travel if you are employed.
18.Trade register extract or something like that (for self-employed).
19.Bank statement for the past three months to prove the client has a steady flow of income.
20.Proof of group travel (if you are traveling in a group).
21.Trade License (first issued and present renewal).
22.Visa fees because Visa is not free
According to each case, the competent embassy may request additional documents.
Where to Go
Currently there is no Croatian embassy in Nigeria, although travelers with a valid Schengen visa can be given access to Croatia.
One office here in Nigeria that assists people with getting a visa to Croatia is the VFS Global.
Croatia Visa Application Center (VFS office)
Address: 38 Lobito Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja Nigeria
Email: [email protected]
For more information, and all types of visas, please contact or visit the appropriate embassy or visa application center in Nigeria.
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