Nigeria Immigration Service

The functions of the Nigeria Immigration Service are governed by the Immigration Act, 1963, CAP II Laws of the Federation 2004 which include the control of entry into and departure from Nigeria and Monitoring of Non-Nigerians in the country, Implementation of Nigeria’s extant visa regime, Execution of Deportation and repatriation orders, Manning all the nation’s border posts (Land, Sea and Air), Issuance and control of all travel documents, Determination of Refugees and asylum seeker, Implementation of various treaties (bilateral, multilateral) entered into by Nigeria with other countries, Anti-Human Trafficking activities, Border patrol and surveillance, Recommendation of Non-Nigerians requiring citizenship or naturalization to the Minister of Interior.

Public Holidays

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27Mar 2018

The Federal Government has declared Monday 1st October, 2018 Public Holiday to commemorate Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary. Read More

27Mar 2018

The Federal Government has declares Friday as Work-Free Day Read More

10May 2018

Federal government declares Monday, 2nd October, 2017 public holiday to mark 57th Independence Anniversary Read More

14Jun 2018

Federal government declares Monday, 2nd October, 2017 public holiday to mark 57th Independence Anniversary Read More

6Jul 2018

Federal government declares Monday, 2nd October, 2017 public holiday to mark 57th Independence Anniversary Read More