NIS Structure

Human Resource Management

This Directorate is mandated to handle the following:

      • Appointments, Promotions and Discipline
      • Staff Welfare and Gender
      • Training and Manpower Development
      • Personnel
        • To ensure a consistent update of the Nominal Roll
        • To implement Biometric Registration of all officers
        • To ensure enhanced welfare of officers
        • To profer unbiased recommendations for the discipline of erring officers
        • To provide necessary administrative support for the smooth running of the Service
Finance & Accounts

Its primary role is that of providing the necessary financial support for the smooth running of the  Service. Its basic responsibilities include:

      • Accounts
      • Budget
      • Revenue
        • To ensure timely Budgeting and Budgetary Control
        • To ensure timely payment of allowances and salaries to officers
        • Handling all financial transactions of the Service
        • Keeping records of revenue generation
        • To ensure prudent financial management
Planning, Research & Statistics

The Directorate is saddled with the responsibility of:

      • Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
      • Research and Statistics
      • ICT and Database
        • Conduct research and recommend Policies to drive the Service
        • Analyze statistical data and make necessary recommendations and projections
        • Management and technical support for all ICT driven facilities of the Service
Works & Procurement

The Directorate is to handle:

      • Works
      • Procurement
        • To ensure the maintenance of infrastructure nationwide
        • Ensure that contracts are duly awarded in accordance with the provisions of the Procurement Act
        • Project design, execution and monitoring according to specifications
        • Logistics and Supply
Investigation, Inspectorate & Enforcement

This Directorate is charged with the responsibility for:

      • Investigation and Intelligence
      • Inspectorate and Enforcement
      • Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour
      • Aliens
        • Investigation of breaches against the Immigration Act 2015 and other relevant laws
        • Preparation of Eligibility briefs on applicants seeking to obtain Nigeria Citizenship
        • Preparation of Status Report for grant of expatriate quota approvals
        • Carrying out Repatriations and Enforcement of Deportation Orders
        • Ensuring that incidences of Human Trafficking and Smuggling of migrants are reduced
        • Profiling of Officers holding strategic positions in the Service and all recruits
        • Surveillance, Hotel monitoring and inspection of Companies
        • Management of Suspect Index
        • Screening of Irregular migrants
Operations & Passports

The Directorate is to handle:

      • Visa/ Entry Permit
      • Standard Passport
      • Other Travel Documents
        • Issue various Immigration facilities within specified real time
        • To drive successfully the implementation of the new Visa Policy
        • To pursue to logical conclusion the investigation and cancellation of any fraudulently issued passports
        • To ensure that a credible watch list is maintained and is circulated to passport offices and periodically updated
        • To keep a soft-copy of Nigerians renouncing their citizenship and ensure their passports are duly cancelled
        • Implementation of multilateral and bilateral agreements