Nigerian Immigration Service 2021/2022 recruitment (NIS)

The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB) has announced a massive recruitment for the Nigeria immigration service.

Nigerian immigration recruitment is on. The application will be on for 4 good weeks…. Read more for procedures to apply

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If you have completed your university education and now you are in search of a well paid job with good prospects, it’s time to give the Nigerian immigration recruitment a try and see what come out of it.

Note that the Nigerian immigration service recruitment is usually for three cadres of Assistant Superintendent of Immigration (II), Immigration Assistant (III) and Assistant Inspector of Immigration.

All recruitment positions are usually posted @ where all applicants are to apply.

Nigerian Immigration Service

Nigeria immigration recruitment process 2021/2022

Note:National Identity Number(NIN) is compulsory for Nigeria immigration recruitment application: Get your NIN here

The Nigerian immigration service recruitment process has now been shifted online as this will save stress and also enhance transparency. Hence all interested Nigerians should now process their application form on the official portal of the Nigeria immigration  recruitment portal.

The Nigeria Immigration Service 2021/2022

Nigeria Immigration Service is a government-owned paramilitary agency charged with the responsibility of controlling the movement of people coming in and out of Nigeria.

This agency was extracted from the Nigerian Police Force in 1958 during Tafawa Balewa’s military regime, and their activities are being controlled by the Federal government. Click Here to read more about the history of the agency.

Functions of the Nigeria Immigration Services

Apart from monitoring the movement of people trooping into and out of the country, the Nigeria Immigration Service also perform other duties. Some of this functions are discussed below:

1. It Controls The Outward and Inward Movements Made by Nigerians and Foreigners:
This is the agency’s primary assignment as it was created to ensure that country’s borders are safe for the citizens and foreigners. They ensure that illegal movement into or out of the country is prohibited.

2. It Creates and Provides Every Important Traveling Document:
The agency is legally backed up by the Nigerian constitution to create all essential traveling documents to Nigerians who are willing to travel out or into the country.

3. It Creates and Issues Residence Permit To Foreigners:
It’s one thing for foreigners to travel into Nigeria, but it’s another thing for them to live freely.

Residence-permit is a paperwork that allows foreigners to live in Nigeria without any problem. This document — also known as the The Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Aliens Card (CERPAC) — can only be processed and issued by the Nigeria Immigration Service.

4. The Agency Engages In Regular Border Surveillance Activities:
As part of its mission to checkmate the eligibility of people traveling in and out of the country, the Nigeria Immigration Services (NIS) engages in regular checking of the all the borders across the country to ensure that there are no illegal migrants.

Other functions of the commission or agency include:

  • Keeping of important travel-related records
  • It serves as law-enforcing agency
  • It arrest and detain illegal migrants.
  • It organizes training for new recruits.
  • It aids in the production of e-machines

Before applying there are certain requirements you should possess, of which with out these requirements your application will likely hit a rock. but this is not your portion as we don’t pray for this.

NIS Recruitment 2021/2022 Requirement:

  • Before you will be employ in NIS you should be a Nigerian by birth.
  • Have a BSC, HND and possibly ND for a lower position.
  • Don’t exceed the 30 years age limit and also be upto 18 years of age, then up to 35 years of age for Doctors and Pharmacists
  • Be medically fit.
  • Be mentally stable.
  • You shouldn’t be bankrupt.
  • Free from debt.
  • Be of good behaviour.
  • Applicant’s height must not be less than 1.65m for males and 1.60m for females.
  • Applicant’s chest measurement of not less than 0.87m for men.
  • NYSC certificate is necessary.

As at today being 25th October 2021, The Nigerian immigration service recruitment form is out.We are going to inform you immediately it’s out.

How To Apply for Nigeria Immigration Service Recruitment 2021/2022

  • visit: to start submitting.
  • Submission of application can only be possible if there is any vacancy.
  • Before submitting your application check if you meet the set criteria.
  • Click on create account and create your account using your email address.
  • Validation of email address is very important.
  • After validating your email, log back to access the recruitment form.
  • Supply all necessary information accordingly, upload your credentials.
  • After submitting your application print your photocard.

Nigeria Immigration Service Recruitment Portal

The Nigerian immigration service E- recruitment portal is found at You can check for more information as regards NIS recruitment.

Nigeria Immigration Service Recruitment 2021/2022 Closing Date:

The Nigerian immigration service recruitment will last for just 6 weeks. You should start counting the closing date from the very first day it was first announced.

Note : for you be shortlisted among the successful final applicants that will be employ at the end of the day, you need to pass various tests and screening.

Hence your academic certificate must be one of the best, your physical fitness must be ascertain to be the best, drug free test will be conducted and also security clearance and check will be carried out, good conduct/character and medical fitness and many others must be conducted.

What’s The Strength Of The Nigeria Immigration Services

As mentioned earlier, the agency is legally backed up by the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Immigration Act 2015)

Therefore, it has every power to arrest and detained any illegal immigrant or citizen trying to act against the country’s traveler’s code of conduct.

It equally has the right to fast-track the issuance of paperwork depending on how urgent a traveler needs the documents.

Irrespective of the constitutional power backing up their activities, the agency is still accountable to the federal government of the Federation as they are expected to give a monthly or annual report of their operations to the Minister of Interior.

Nigeria Immigration Service Salary Structure

Just like all other paramilitary agencies in Nigeria, the Nigeria Immigration Service salary structure is based on ranks and, sometimes, academic qualifications.

The highest ranked position in the agency is the office of the Comptroller General Immigration Service. Officers who into this category are guaranteed to earn nothing less than N3M (Three million naira) per year.

The lowest-ranked position is known as the passport officers. Anyone who falls into this category is entitled to just N30,000 per month.

However, if you’re joining the service as a graduate your minimum salary is N150,000 and other incentives.

Below is the list of positions available in the Nigeria Immigration Services (according to their ranks) and their Monthly Salary:

  • Comptroller General Immigration Service
  • Assistant Comptrollers General
  • Superintendent of Immigration
  • Assistant Superintendent of
  • Immigration
  • Senior Inspector of Immigration
  • Assistant Inspector of Immigration
  • Immigration Assistant
  • Passport Officers

Branches Of The Nigeria Immigration Services

According to the NIS official site, the agency has eight zonal headquarters across the country. Below is the list of all the zonal headquarters and everything you should know about them:


1. Name : Zone ‘A’

Location: Lagos State

Address: PWD Bus Stop, former Passport Office, Ikeja


2. Name: Zone ‘B’

Location: Kaduna State

Address: Fed. Secretariat, Ahmadu Bello Way Kaduna


3. Name: Zone ‘C’

Location: Bauchi State

Address: Customs House, Yelwa Bauchi


4. Name: Zone ‘D’

Location: Minna (Niger State)

Address: Niger State Secretariat, Minna


5. Name: Zone ‘E’

Location: Owerri (Imo State)

Address: Customs House, Onitsha Road Owerri


6. Name: Zone ‘F’

Location: Ibadan (Oyo State)

Address: Customs Building, Bodija Ibadan


7. Name: Zone ‘G’

Location: Benin City (Edo State)

Address: Ikpoba Hill by Command Hqters, Benin City


8. Name: Zone ‘H’

Location: Makurdi

Address: 6, Kashim Ibrahim Road, Command Haters Makurdi.Email:

Ikechukwu Youwin

this articles was written by ikechukwu for, Ikechukwu is a University graduate, he holds a degree in Economics from the University of Nigerian Nsuka (UNN).Read more

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