STR Resident Permit - For Researchers

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Foreigners who want to enter and reside in Nigeria for research purposes need to obtain STR (Subject To Regularization) Resident Permit.

Application Process:

  • Secure a research contract with a Nigerian employer.
  • Gather all documents.
  • Apply for an STR Visa for Research at your home country, initiated by your Nigerian employer.
  • Enter Nigeria and within 90 days regularize your stay by applying STR Resident Permit.
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Duration

6 months min.

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Citizenship

180 Month(s)

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Fees

Varies

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P. Residency

N/A

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Processing time

4 weeks

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COMPLEXITY

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What are eligibility requirements for the STR Resident Permit - For Researchers?

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have a valid passport.
  • You must have a valid employment contract for research (as applicable).
  • You must enter Nigeria on a STR visa for research.
  • You must be skilled enough to continue the research in Nigeria.
  • Additional requirements will be notified to you by the employer.

Which documents do I need to apply for the STR Resident Permit - For Researchers?

7 Document Required

  • Copy of valid passport biopage and passport size photos.
  • Letter of offer of Research Fellowship and Letter of acceptance of Research Fellowship.
  • Employment contract (as applicable).
  • Application form completed.
  • Copy of the STR visa page and arrival endorsement page.
  • Application fee receipts.
  • Additional documents, if required will be guided to you by the employer.

Talent Migration data for Nigeria

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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