Sample Invitation letter for a friend to visit Nigeria

Here is a sample invitation letter written by a Nigerian citizen to invite a friend from the USA

House 2, line 3
Generation Estate,
Lugbe, FCT,

John Gray
93 Compton St,
Kingston, Ontario
Canada. K7K 5Z4

Dear John,

Letter of invitation for Visa Application to visit Nigeria

This is a formal invitation for you to visit me in the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria for three weeks from the 10th to the 30th of April 2016.

During your visit you would be staying with me and I will be responsible for your transportation while you are here.

I hope to take you to see some sights while you are here and I trust that it will be fun just as it was in Canada.

I have attached a scanned copy of my Passport!

Your friend

(insert signature here)

Sade Adu

Guest details:
Name: John Gray
Address: 93 Compton St, Kingston, ON K7k 5Z4
Date of Birth: 30 of June 1980
Occupation: Teacher
Relationship : Friend
Passport no:XXXXXXXX

Host Details (Enter your details)

Date of Birth
Passport no:

Once you have typed out the invitation make sure it is signed before you send it off.


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12 thoughts on “Sample Invitation letter for a friend to visit Nigeria

    1. Nana

      Pls i need a sample for a fiancé visiting from US on November. And pls where can I get it signed? I need this ASAP. Thanks

  1. Jeph

    This was indeed helpful, thanks! But someone mentioned it will be addressed to the embassy. Should it? And one more thing, do I mail it or send through courier services?

  2. Angel

    Pls i need a sample for a fiancé visiting from US on November. And pls where can I get it signed? I need this ASAP. Thanks

    1. Chioma

      This is so so wonderful, please my fiancee will be coming soon,how do I get my letter signed? Is there any other page I can visit since there is no replies on the comments? Thank you

    1. Ola

      You can also choose not to address it to anyone in particular. See sample below. It is only a guide. You do not need to use it as depicted.

      Letter of Invitation for ________

      To Whom It May Concern:

      I _________, of ________ with Nigerian Passport number _______would like to submit this letter as an invitation for ________ to visit me temporarily in Nigeria. I am very capable financially support his/her trip to and from Nigeria. I also want to indicate that I will support ______while he is in here in Nigeria. ________will not stay in Nigeria beyond _____days/months. Kindly find attached a recent bank statement document to demonstrate clearly that I have the funds to support _______during his/her stay in Nigeria (Only if your sponsoring the trip). She/he will also be staying with me during his/her visit.
      Below is more information about me.

      Nigerian Passport Number _______
      Date of Birth ______________
      presently employed at ___________ situated at _________Since_____
      phone number______________ P.M.B________
      If there is any need for me to provide more information, feel free to contact me




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