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America removes visa reciprocity fees for Nigerians

America removes visa reciprocity fees for Nigerians from December 3rd

The United States government has declared the removal of all visa correspondence expenses for Nigerian residents looking for visas to the US starting from December 3.

This exposure was offered through an expression named, ‘Update on expulsion of visa charges for Nigerian residents by the US Government,’ by the Federal Ministry of Finance on Saturday, December 4, 2020, and endorsed by the service’s Spokesperson, Ferdinand Nwonye.

The Federal Government uncovered that this positive improvement follows the evacuation of overabundance visa application, handling and biometric charges for United States residents applying for Nigerian visas by the Nigerian Government.

The assertion from the Foreign Affairs Ministry peruses, “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise that the United States Government has taken out all visa correspondence charges for Nigerian residents looking for visas to the United States.

“The positive improvement is in accordance with the expulsion of overabundance visa application, handling and biometric charges for the United States residents applying for Nigerian visas by the Nigerian Government. The United States Government has in this manner disposed of correspondence charges for Nigerian residents with impact from December 3, 2020.”

The international concerns service, in the articulation, likewise encouraged imminent explorers to the United States to visit www.travel.state.gov for subtleties.

What you should know

It very well may be reviewed that in 2019, the Donald Trump organization had forced the correspondence charge for all affirmed non-foreigner visa applications by Nigerians. This expense was charged notwithstanding visa application expenses for just candidates who were given visas.

While forcing the extra correspondence expenses, which went from $80 to $303 contingent upon the class of visa, the US Embassy in Nigeria unveiled that the correspondence expenses were an aftermath of ineffective talks with the Nigerian government over the decrease of visa expenses it charged United States residents.

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Chinedu Sandra is an Entrepreneur within the I.C.T space and loves blogging. She is on the Honour list of GEM, a World Bank Project for start-ups in Africa.

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