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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23Dec 2020

FG DECLARES DECEMBER 25, 28, 2020; JANUARY 1, 2021 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS Read More

27Oct 2020

FG DECLARES THURSDAY OCTOBER 29, 2020 PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK EIDUL-MAWLID CELEBRATION Read More

30Sep 2020

FG DECLARES THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020, PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK NIGERIA’S 60TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY Read More

28Jul 2020

Federal Government Declares 30 & 31 July, 2020 as Public Holiday to mark Eid-El-Kabir Celebration Read More

8Jun 2020

FG Declares Friday, June 12, 2020 Public Holiday To Mark Democracy Day Celebration Read More