Nigeria Immigration Service

Parent Organization: FEDERAL MINISTRY OF INTERIOR

Type: Agency

Principal Officers

Mr. David Shikfu Parradang

Comptroller General

Quick Information

The Agency

Past Officials of the Agency

Finances
  • Staff size n/a
  • Revenues (IGR) n/a
  • Budget Allocation () ₦37,389,806,350.00
  • Recurrent Expenditure ₦35,589,806,350.00
  • Capital Expenditure ₦1,800,000,000.00

Related Organizations/Units

Contact Information

Departments
  1. Human Resources
  2. Finance and Accounts
  3. Planning, Research and Statistics
  4. Work and Procurement
  5. Investigation, Inspectorate/ Enforcement
  6. Operations/ Passport
  7. Border Patrol, ECOWAS/ African Affairs
Organogram and details of functional interrelationships between divisions of each MDA

Operational Structure

As a result of the restructuring of the Service, the directorates have been increased to seven (7) from the previous three (3). Eight Zonal offices, Thirty-Six State Commands & Federal Capital Territory and Immigration offices in the 774 local government areas.

The seven directorates are:

  1. Human Resources
  2. Finance and Accounts
  3. Planning, Research and Statistics
  4. Work and Procurement
  5. Investigation, Inspectorate/ Enforcement
  6. Operations/ Passport
  7. Border Patrol, ECOWAS/ African Affairs

 

  • HUMAN RESOURCE DIRECTORATE

This directorate is mandated to handle the following:

      • Appointment, Promotion and Discipline
      • Staff Welfare and Gender
      • Training and Staff Development
      • Personnel
        • To ensure that appropriate Nominal Roll is kept and implement Biometric Registration of all officers
        • To ensure enhance welfare of officers
        • Proffer unbiased recommendation for the discipline of erring officers
        • To provide necessary administrative and technical support for the smooth running of the service
  • FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS

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

      • Accounts
      • Budget
      • Revenue
        • To ensure timely preparation and submission of budget
        • To ensure timely payment of claims and salaries to officers
        • Handling all financial transactions of the service
  • PLANNING, RESEARCH AND STATISTICS

The directorate is saddle with the responsibility of:

      • Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
      • Research and Statistics
      • ICT and Data Bank
        • Generate research and policies to drive the service
        • Analyze monthly returns and make necessary recommendations
  • WORK AND PROCUREMENT

The directorate is to handle:

      • Works
      • Procurement
        • To ensure the maintenance of our facilities and buildings nationwide
        • Ensure that contracts are duly awarded, monitored and done according to specifications
  • INVESTIGATION, INSPECTORATE/ ENFORECEMENT

This directorate is charged with the responsibility:

      • Investigation, Intelligence
      • Inspectorate/ Enforcement
      • Anti-Human Trafficking
      • Migration and Aliens
        • Investigation of breaches of Nigeria’s extant Immigration laws
        • Prepares eligibility, briefs on applicants seeking to obtain Nigeria Citizenship
        • Enforces repatriation and deportation orders
        • To ensure that incidence of Human Trafficking and Smuggling of migrants is reduced
        • To vet all officers holding strategic positions in the Service and all new in-takes
  • OPERATIONS/ PASSPORT

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
  • BORDER PATROL, ECOWAS/ AFRICAN AFFAIRS

The directorate is charged with manning all

    • Land Border
    • Marine Border
    • Airport/ Air Patrol
    • ECOWAS/ African Affairs
      • Manning of Nigeria’s exit and entry points
      • To patrol Nigeria’s aerial, Coastal and Land Borders
      • To monitor the movement of ECOWAS and other African Citizens
      • To ensure that irregular movement of persons through unapproved routs is reduced to the barest minimum- so as to effectively combat the incidence of Human Trafficking, Weapon smuggling and Terrorism
      • To ensure that prohibited and wanted persons do not enter or leave the country undetected
Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

 

StateCapitalAddressPhone
Abia Umuahia Office, No.72, Schl. Rd. Umuahia 088-222913
Adamawa Yola Fed Sec Complex, Adamawa 075-626795, 
075-627451
Akwa Ibom Uyo Fed Sec Complex, Uyo 085-203533
Anambra Awka Near Community Secondary Schl. Umuoramma Village, Awka 048-552766, 
048-553604, 
048-553605, 
090-50880
Bauchi Bauchi Fed Sec Complex, Bauchi 077-543309
Bayelsa Yenagoa Road Safety Road, Yenagoa 089-490596
Benue Makurdi Old SSG. Office, G.R.A. Makurdi 044-533969
Borno Maiduguri Fed. Secretariat Complex Maiduguri. 076-232178
Cross river Calabar 2 Otu ansa street, Calabar. P.M.B. 1038, Calabar 087-232039
Delta Asaba Km 4, Onitsha/Benin Rd Asaba, opp Okwe housing estate 056-281678
Ebonyi Abakaliki No.2 Afor Ezuna Rd. Abakaliki 043-21626
Edo Benin Ikpoba Hill Benin City 052-251648, 
052-257317, 
052-245642
Ekiti Ado-Ekiti Federal Poly Rd Ado-Ekiti 030-251264
08056072833
Enugu Enugu Fed Sec Complex, Enugu 042-455419
Gombe Gombe Immigration Barracks Bauchi Rd. Gombe 072-220218
Imo Owerri Fed Sec Complex, Owerri 083-232471
Jigawa Dutse Old State Secretariat, Dutse 064-721460
Kaduna Kaduna Office, Independence Way Kaduna 062-210554
Kano Kano No 1 Barracks Rd, Bompai. P.M.B 3051, Kano 064-644689,
064-643964,
090-806521
Katsina Katsina Hassan Usman Road Katsina 065-430942, 
065-432660
Kebbi Birnin Kebbi Near Govt House, Argungu Rd. Birnin-Kebbi 068-20073, 
068-320065
Kogi Lokoja Off Mount Pati Rd. Lokoja 058-220868
Kwara Ilorin Fed. Secretariat Complex Fate Road Ilorin 031-224962
Lagos Lagos Alagbon close, Ikoyi, Lagos 01-681014
Nasarawa Lafia Jos Rd Lafia, Nasarawa State 047-221869, 
047-221191
Niger Minna Fed Sec Complex, Minna P.M.B 34 Minna 066-221968
Ogun Abeokuta Old Party Secretariat, Kobape Road Abeokuta 039-244880, 
039-244875
Ondo Akure Igbatoro Rd along Police hqtrs, Akure 034-240362
08035507154
Osun Oshogbo Ede road, Osogbo 035-243101
08065315537
Oyo Ibadan Agodi-Ibadan, Oyo State 02-8101536
08029578147
Plateau Jos Federal Sec Complex, Tudun Wada, Jos 073-363314, 
073-462891
Rivers Port harcourt Fed Sec Complex, port harcourt 084-232303
Sokoto Sokoto Fed Sec Complex, Sokoto 060-232909
Taraba Jalingo Kpati Napo- Jalingo 079-220788
Yobe Damaturu Fed Sec Complex, Damaturu 074-522330
Zamfara Gusau Near Govt. House, Gusau 063-200517
FCT Gwagwalada Office Pilgrim's Camp Gwagwalada 09-6706896

 

Zonal Offices Nation Wide
ZoneHeadquartersStates
 Address 
Zone A Lagos Lagos, Ogun
Zone B Kaduna Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Jigawa, Sokoto,Zamfara
Zone C
Bauchi
Yelwa Yudu, Bauchi
Bauchi,Gombe, Borno, Adamawa, Yobe
Zone D Minna Niger, Kebbi, Kwara, Zamfara, FCT
Zone E
Owerri
Industrial Layout, Onitsha Rd
Imo, Rivers, Ebonyi, Enugu, Akwa Ibom, Cross River
Zone F
Ibadan
4th floor, Customs house, Bodija, Ibadan. Oyo State
02-8105724
08030658234
Oyo, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti
Zone G Benin Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Anambra, Enugu
Zone H Makurdi Benue, Plateau, Nassarawa, Taraba, Kogi