NIS Structure

ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE OF THE

NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE

After due examination of the mandate, objectives and functions of the Nigeria Immigration Service and taking into consideration the new Immigration Regulations 2017 as well as the expanding challenges confronting the Service in the face of rising cross-border immigration violations, need for control of entry and monitoring of migrants, transnational crimes, the Nigeria Immigration Service has been restructured into eight (8) Directorates and seven (7) Units as follows:

Directorates

  1. Human Resources Management;
  2. Finance and Accounts;
  3. Planning, Research and Statistics;
  4. Passport and Other Travel Documents;
  5. Investigation and Compliance;
  6. Border Management;
  7. Migration;
  8. Visa and Residency.

 

Units

  1. Procurement;
  2. Legal;
  3. Internal Audits;
  4. SERVICOM;
  5. Internal Security;
  6. Press and Public Relations;
  7. Anti-Corruption and Transparency.
Human Resources Management Directorate

This Directorate is headed by a Deputy Comptroller General and divided into four (4) Divisions as follows:

      • Appointment, Promotion and Discipline;
      • Staff Welfare and Gender;
      • Training and Staff Development;
      • General Services.
Finance and Accounts Directorate

The Directorate is headed by a Deputy Comptroller General and divided into three (3) Divisions as follows:

      • Finance;
      • Budget;
      • Revenue.
Planning, Research and Statistics Directorate

The Directorate is headed by a Deputy Comptroller General and divided into three (3) Divisions as follows:

      • Planning;
      • Research and Statistics;
      • ICT.
Passport & Other Travel Documents Directorate

The Directorate is headed by a Deputy Comptroller General and divided into two (2) Divisions as follows:

      • Passport (Standard);
      • Diplomatic, Official Passports & Other Travel Documents.
Investigation & Compliance Directorate

The Directorate is headed by a Deputy Comptroller General and divided into three (3) Divisions as follows:

      • Investigation;
      • Intelligence / Surveillance;
      • Compliance.
Border Management Directorate

The Directorate is headed by a Deputy Comptroller General and divided into four (4) Divisions as follows:

      • Land Control Post and Land Patrol;
      • Airport Control and Aerial Patrol;
      • Seaport Control and Marine patrol;
      • Border Services.
Visa and Residency Directorate

The Directorate is headed by a Deputy Comptroller General and divided into three (3) Divisions as follows:

      • Visa;
      • State Coordination / Export processing Zone (EPZ);
      • Residency.
Migration Directorate

The Directorate is headed by a Deputy Comptroller General and divided into two (2) Divisions as follows:

      • Regular Migration;
      • Irregular Migration.