Foreign travel advice

Niger

Entry requirements

The information on this page covers the most common types of travel and reflects the UK government’s understanding of the rules currently in place. Unless otherwise stated, this information is for travellers using a full ‘British Citizen’ passport.

The authorities in the country or territory you’re travelling to are responsible for setting and enforcing the rules for entry. If you’re unclear about any aspect of the entry requirements, or you need further reassurance, you’ll need to contact the embassy, high commission or consulate of the country or territory you’re travelling to.

You should also consider checking with your transport provider or travel company to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.

Visas

You will need a valid visa to enter Niger. You can get a visa from the Nigerien Honorary Consulate (MPC House, 15 Maple Mews, London, NW6 5UZ; telephone +44 207 328 8180), or from the Nigerien embassy in Paris (154 rue de Longchamp, 75116 Paris; telephone: +00 33 (1) 4504 8060).

Yellow fever certificate requirements

Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website

Passport validity

Your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay. No additional period of validity beyond this is needed.

UK Emergency Travel Documents

UK Emergency Travel Documents are accepted for entry, airside transit and exit from Niger.