Here you will find important tips and useful information for Nigeria.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
in US Dollar (USD)
Change cash in local currency
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
NGN 1 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ NGN 0.00 (07/2015)
Credit cards are rarely accepted. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Use credit card with caution. Unauthorized use is widespread.
There are very few ATMs in this country
ATM cash withdrawals outside bigger communities or cities may not be available.
Travelers are advised not to proceed beyond major cities without sufficient cash.
Cashless payments are rarely possible in this country.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts.
For reasons of safety, it is advisable not to exchange cash over the amount needed immediately.
Currency exchange or purchase on black market punishable by law.
+/- 0 h; - 1 h during our summer time
009 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt / adapter recommended
Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay with visa, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds.
Abuja, 157 Adetokunbo Ademola Cr., Wuse II
Tel. +234 9 461 0540 / +234 9 461 0541
Rental cars available only with driver.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Year-round risk of malaria throughout the country.
Vaccination against yellow fever, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Individual journeys not advised.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Special legal regulations
Photographing military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs (up to life imprisonment).
Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
8.00 - 15.00 h (Mon)
8.00 - 13.30 h (Tue - Fri)
8.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 16.30 h (Sat)
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