Visa and Immigration Procedures to Niger
Nationals of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hong Kong, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo and Tunisia may enter Niger visa-free. All other nationals must obtain a visa before arrival. Travelers must have a Yellow Fever vaccination certificate, proof of a round-trip air ticket purchase, and a bank statement certifying that you have USD 500 in your account.
Things/Items Allowed into Niger
Passengers are permitted to bring in 200 individual cigarettes, 20 bottles of alcohol and personal effects.
Things/Items Forbidden out of Niger
・ Local currency
・ Medical samples
・ Photography of Military Assets
Things/Items Forbidden into Niger
・ Pornography ・ Chemicals
Voice of Travelers to Niger
Cheap ticket to Niger. I had a good trip
I booked a ticket to Niger from Qatar. The ticket was an economy class ticket on Qatar Airways. I had to visit Niger for work but also got to travel the country a little. ticket into Niger. The crew on my flight were polite and the service were great even on an economy class ticket. Once in Niger, I booked tickets to the cinema to watch a film at a local cinema. It was a unique experience. I also visited a museum and art centre. The tickets were very cheap and I had a good time. It is possible to pre-book tickets to these attractions. Supermarket Haddad, located close to my hotel, took care of all my shopping. In fact, I bought some cheese to take back to Qatar. Co-opérative des Métiers d'Arts is also a good place to buy gifts. I will be booking another ticket to visit Niger next month.
Overall, Niger was great but keep your documents and ticket safe
I booked my ticket to Niger from Morocco. Niger is home to numerous tourist attractions, however, I had a bad experience in Niger. On my first day in Niger, my mobile phone, return air ticket and tour tickets were stolen in Niamey. This was very disappointing! There are no street lights and walking alone in the dark is not advised. If you are visiting Niger, make sure that you keep your important documents such as passports and air tickets safe. Apart from this incident, my trip to Niger was great. My air ticket was cheap and next year I hope to book a ticket with a tour group. I hope there is a special deal available for a tour ticket to Niger.
Niger Travel FAQs
Q. How safe is Niger for tourists?
A. The government in Niger has taken measures to improve security for visitors. Tourists are advised to keep their important documents and items such as money, jewelry, passports, mobile phones, air tickets safe. The areas around the National Museum are prone to theft. Avoid visiting areas which are located close to the border of Nigeria. These regions are unsafe for foreign tourists. Please contact a diplomatic mission of Niger for updated information.
Niger - Direct Flights to Major Airports
Airports handling direct flights toDiori Hamani International Airport・Tripoli International Airport (Libya)
・Houari Boumediene Airport (Algeria)
・Mohammed V International Airport (Morocco)
・Lomé–Tokoin Airport (Togo)
・Ouagadougou Airport (Burkina Faso)
Flight Routes to Niger
A number of airlines offer direct flights to Niger. All major flights to Niger arrive at Diori Hamani International Airport. Direct flights to Niger are available from places such as Libya, Morocco, Algeria, Togo and Burkina Faso. Air France is the only major carrier with direct flights from outside of Africa. However, Point Air Niger also flies weekly between France and Niamey.