The New Student Loans in Nigeria – Eligibility and how to apply

Are you an ambitious student in Nigeria aspiring to pursue higher education but concerned about the financial burden? If yes, be informed that the president of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has signed student loan into law.

However, securing the newly approved student loan can be a complex process, but with the right information and guidance, you can navigate through it successfully. In this article, we will provide a comprehensive step-by-step guide on how to apply for the new student loan in Nigeria.

Apply: Federal Govt Interest-free loan

Requirements for student loan in Nigeria

Here is a list of requirements:

  • Identification documents such as National identity card or International Passport, etc.
  • Admission letter or any other proof of acceptance into an accredited institution in Nigeria
  • Transcripts or academic certificates)
  • Proof of income (e.g. parent’s or guardian’s income bank statements)
  • Contact details and personal information of the guarantor(s)
  • Recent passport-sized photographs
  • Completed application form(s) provided by the loan provider
  • Any additional documentation specified by the loan provider (e.g..reference letters, essay, letter of recommendation)

How to apply for the New Student Loans in Nigeria

Follow the guideline below:

1. Research and understand different loan options.

2. Determine your eligibility.

3. Gather the required documentation.

4. Go to your bank to request for the student loan application form.

5. Fill out the form.

6. Submit the form to your bank.


Applying for a student loan in Nigeria can be a crucial step in fulfilling your educational aspirations. By following the step-by-step guide provided in this article, you can navigate the application process with confidence. Conduct thorough research to understand your loan options, determine your eligibility, and gather the necessary documentation. Completing the application forms accurately and submitting them on time is important.

Stay informed about the progress of your application and promptly provide any requested information or documentation. Review loan offers carefully and choose the one that best suits your needs. Once you accept a loan, manage it responsibly by creating a budget and making timely repayments. By following these steps, you can secure the financial assistance you need to pursue your educational goals in Nigeria.


  1. Pls I need assistance to do my faculty and department have resume second semester now still unable to do my clearance.pls help oo.

  2. I need financial Assistance from Government my account number is 3001047983 Eco bank Names, Undiandeye Daniel Undiandeye

  3. Please I need assistance. I don’t know if we can chat privately or i should write it here

  4. Am student with a smart phone wanting to make money with it n to alot of bills like school fees,rent,parentals n young ones bills also.Mang online business is too financially demanding.

  5. I was like another problem again but I never new that this President is different please try and change things for us thanks so much God bless you Amen Jesus Christ will protect u amen

  6. May the good of this news be real thank to our president bout the schooling many poor people want take their children bt the situation also looking for food to eat no money for schooling bt thank god if it can be even with the loan

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