How Nigerians Can Get a Visa to Cuba
In this post, we explore how Nigerians can get a visa to Cuba. We cover some info on Cuba, necessary requirements, and embassy location.
Cuba is officially called the Republic of Cuba. It is a unitary sovereign, communist state made up of the island of Cuba and a bunch of smaller Islands. Cuba is famous for its alcohol, cuban cigars, and salsa. Cuba is the biggest island in the Caribbean, which covers an area of 109,884 square kilometers, and more than 11 million inhabitants.
The largest city which also happens to be its capital is Havana. Havana is a very colourful city, with well-preserved Spanish colonial architecture.
Types of Cuba Visas
There are various types of visas available to anyone who intends to visit Cuba. The type of visa given will depend on the purpose of the visit.
Below are the five types of Cuban visas:
- Tourist Visa (Tourist Card)
- Family Visa (A-2)
- D-6 or Press Visa
- Business Visa
- Other Visas
It is crucial to ensure you have the necessary documents stated below available before applying for a business visa:
Please note that business visas must be requested by applicants from the similar office at the Cuban Embassy and after approval has been forwarded to the government office, the applicant will visit the government office during normal business hours to apply.
- International passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the expected return date, with at least two blank pages
- One passport photograph with a clear background.
- Visa application form filled and signed, or in case of minors, it should be signed by the relevant legal guardian.
- Payment of the consular fee for this service will be requested.
- If the application is made via mail, all the necessary documents stated here should be sent including a stamped self-addressed envelope for the Passport to be returned. An extra ministry fee will be charged for the pertinent ministry service.
- All payments for visa must be made in cash or by a bank certified cheque. All cash sent by mail will be rejected and returned at the risk of the applicant.
- For Visas processed by organizations and institutions in Cuba via the Cuban Immigration Office, the applicant must contact the consulates to confirm whether authorization was received.
Where To Go
Embassy of Cuba in Nigeria
Address: Plot 339, Diplomatic Drive, Central Area District, Abuja.
Tel: (234-9) 461 4821 / 22
E-mail: [email protected]
Twitter handle: @EmbCubaNigeria
Official website: http://www.cubadiplomatica.cu/nigeria/EN/Home.aspx
For more information on other and all types of visas to Cuba, please don’t hesitate to visit the official embassy website.