Travel Information

El Salvador citizens travelling to Nigeria

Citizens of El Salvador that are travelling to Nigeria need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in Nigeria

🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather
🤝 friendly locals
low humidity
inexpensive cost of living

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

AirTel, MTN Nigeria, and MTNNG


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is NGN.

1 SVC = 41.512680 NGN

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $1.84 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

If you travel to Nigeria despite our advice and you've been in a country with over 1000 cases of COVID-19, you will be tested for COVID-19 and must self-isolate for 14 days. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Nigeria.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Nigeria. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.76 / 5)
Safety (2.56 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.88 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$55.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$1.84 USD

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