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Last updated: February 2019

As a next step, the case officer should establish whether the applicant can:

Figure 7. Travel and admittance as requirements for IPA.

Safely travel: Travelling the roads from the airport to Lagos and most of the areas/states in Nigeria (except those with security problems in the North East, the Middle Belt or Zamfara) is considered to be generally safe.

Legally travel: There are no legal or administrative restrictions for Nigerians to travel in Nigeria

Gain admittance to: There are no legal or administrative restrictions or requirement for Nigerians to be admitted in any part of the country. Indigeneity facilitates settling in a given area; however, it does not constitute a requirement.

The individual circumstances of the applicant should also be taken into account in this context.