Last update: February 2019
*Minor updates added October 2021
As a next step, the case officer should establish whether the applicant can:
Figure 6. Travel and admittance as requirements for IPA.
Safely travel: The number of incidents of violence in roads (e.g. robberies, kidnappings) has been increasing in different parts of Nigeria. Therefore, the safety of travel should be carefully assessed, in particular when the IPA assessment concerns a location which is not accessible via an airport. In such cases the assessment should take into account the specific travel route that the applicant will be expected to follow and the road security situation in the area.
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 requirements 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.
|There are no legal or administrative restrictions or requirements for Nigerians to travel or be admitted in any part of the country. The safety of travel has to be assessed carefully based on relevant COI.