How To Leave Nigeria 2024: Top 3 Easiest/Fastest Routes

How To Leave Nigeria 2024: To be honest a lot of Nigerians living in Nigeria really want to leave Nigeria currently because of countless reasons but majorly because of the Poor standard of living and insecurities currently in Nigeria.

That is why the “Welcome to a new dispensation” slang has become a major trend in social media, especially Twitter social media.


But sadly, Some Nigerians out of desperation to leave Nigeria or Japa ( like it’s been referred to in social media), Have fallen prey to scam traveling agencies. The truth is there are still a lot of traveling Agencies out there that are truly reliable.

One very good agency I recommend is Prelate Travel Agency. Their services are top-notch and very reliable.

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But if you prefer doing the research yourself. This article will help you with updated information on the list of countries to “Japa” out of Nigeria with little or no assistance from any Agency.

Take note that applying yourself takes extra effort, so you should be ready to make the sacrifice.

If you want to join the “Welcome to a New Dispensation” gang this year, Then this is a must-read for you.

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3 Easiest Routes on How To Leave Nigeria 2024

There are different routes you can take as a Nigerian to Immigrate to different countries, they include

  1. Study Route
  2. Seek Job Opportunities Abroad
  3. Marriage Route
  4. Application for Permanent Residency
  5. Investor Visa etc

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But For the sake of this article, we are going to focus on the three major and easiest means to leave Nigeria. They include The Study Route, Seeking Job opportunities abroad, and Marriage Route.

1. Study Route:

The study route is one of the easier ways to leave Nigeria. It basically involves applying to Universities in your preferred choice of country.


You can decide to apply for whichever program of your choice ranging from a Bachelors of Science Program, Master’s program, Ph.D. program, etc.

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But before you can apply for any of these programs, there are some required documents and steps you need to take.

The required documents are as follows:

  1. Statement of Result
  2. Statement of Purpose/Motivation Statement
  3. Recommendation Letters ( From at least 3 of your University lecturers)
  4. International Passport
  5. TOEFL, GRE, or IELTS Exam result.

it’s also advisable you get the list of all available local and international scholarships and look out for the list of schools that offer your preferred choice of course. Also if those schools offer those scholarships you must have research about them.

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2. Seeking Job Opportunities Abroad:


It is no news that the unemployment rate in Nigeria is very high, as a result, many Nigerians are leveraging on the opportunities of Job vacancies available outside Nigeria.

Let me be honest, this process is usually not an easy one, but the fact that so many Nigerians are still leaving Nigeria through this route is enough motivation to give it a trial.

So countries like the UK, USA, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, etc provide work visas to some of their employees.

The requirement for granting this work visa varies on the policies of the organization.

The requirement for each opening also depends on the organization, all you need to do is search for the company and know its requirements and qualifications, before applying.

Being skillful in the tech industry gives you an edge in this route.

Another interesting way of leaving Nigeria through this Route is by Working in international organizations and applying for a transfer to a branch outside Nigeria.

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3. Marriage Route:

Have you ever heard of “Citizenship by Marriage”? Yes, that is exactly what I’m talking about. You can become a citizen of any country by getting married to a citizen of that country.

This also applies to countries like the USA, UK, Australia, Canada etc

All you have to do is get legally married to a citizen of your preferred choice country and apply for citizenship by Marriage.

But you have to provide some documents though.

If you wish to consider this path, Then you can use social media and some dating apps to network with foreign people and build relationships with them that will then transit into marriage.

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In a nutshell, it is very possible to leave Nigeria this year as you wish, you just have to choose a route easier for you and follow the requirements.

if you have any issues or further questions, you can reach out in the comment section.

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