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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30Apr 2024

FG DECLARES WEDNESDAY 1ST MAY, 2024 PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK WORKERS’ DAY CELEBRATION Read More

9Apr 2024

FG DECLARES* THURSDAY, 11TH APRIL ADDITIONAL HOLIDAY TO *MARK EID EL - FITR* Read More

7Apr 2024

FG DECLARES 9TH, 10TH APRIL, 2024 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS TO MARK EID EL-FITR Read More

27Mar 2024

FG DECLARES FRIDAY 29TH MARCH, MONDAY 1ST APRIL 2024 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS TO MARK EASTER CELEBRATION. Read More

28Sep 2023

FG DECLARES, MONDAY, OCTOBER 2ND, 2023, PUBLIC HOLIDAY Read More