The British High Commission in Nigeria has said it will soon receiving visa applications from Nigerians willing to visit the United Kingdowm.
It said this in a statement on Thursday.
“We know there are many Nigerian nationals hoping to travel to the UK when flights resume, both for employment and to see family members,” the statement read.
“UKVI are working closely with TSL contact, our commercial partner, to reopen visa application centres that were suspended due to COVID-19.
“UK visa application centres are reopening in phased manner globally when it is safe to do so and when we can operate an effective service.
“TSL contact are putting appropriate measures in place and working hard to reopen in Nigeria. We will share details of when VACs will reopen soon.”
The Federal Government had in March shut the Nigeria’s airspace to domestic and international flights as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
However, with the resumption of domestic flights on Wednesday, Nigerians are expecting the government to approve the restart of international flights.