Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Rank & Salary Structure

Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Rank & Salary Structure

See Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Rank & Salary Structure

We are all aware that Nigeria Immigration Service have started the online registration of 2017/2018 recruitment exercise. In one of our previous post, we made an announcement that Immigration Service (NIS) has commenced recruitment for the year 2017. The registration portal is currently opened for applicants as at June 20th.


Nigeria Immigration Service Ranks Insignia, & Salary Structure 2017

Several persons has successfully registered for this job but come to think of it, how many of them really know the correct Nigeria Immigration Service Rank & File, Salary Structure? 80% to 90% of Nigeria Immigration Service candidates don’t even have the slightest idea of how (NIS) ranks their officers and how much their take home salary is going to look like. This is a deficiency on the side of NIS applicants because it is more like signing up for something without knowing what at stake which is really not a good one for them.


The Function of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS)

Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) is one of the several Nigerian Government agency that is charged with the responsibility of migration management in Nigeria. Nigeria Immigration Service was carved out of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in 1958 and it has since witnessed series of welcomed changes over the years. This service was intentionally created with a vision to be a modern, effective and efficient Immigration Service, armed with well trained and motivated workforce.

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The major goal , mission and focus of this Government agency is to strengthen the security and prosperity of Nigeria through proactive, effective and efficient border security and migration management with the help of some laid down rules and regulations.

Without much ado, This is the official Nigeria Immigration Service Ranks: They are enumerated in their order of seniority.(NIS Ranks)


Nigeria Immigration Service NIS Ranks

  • Comptroller General Immigration Service (CGIS)
  • Assistant Comptrollers General (ACGI)
  • Assistant Comptrollers (AC)
  • Superintendent of Immigration
  • Assistant Superintendent of Immigration (ASI)
  • Senior Inspector of Immigration (SII)
  • Assistant Inspector of Immigration (AII)
  • Immigration Assistant (IA)
  • Passport Officers.


Nigeria Immigration Service NIS Salary Structure

We are unable to get the correct Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Salary Structure at this time but we will keep this page under update and it will be added as soon as we get the right information.


Nigeria Immigration NIS Structure

Human Resource Management – This Directorate is responsible for handling the following task;

  • Appointments, Promotions and Discipline
  • b) Staff Welfare and Gender
  • c) Training and Manpower Development
  • d) 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.


Planning, Research and Statistics

The section is responsible for handling the data bank and ICT activities of the NIS. They are mostly into statistics and research activities of the NIS. They generate policies and research for the Nigeria Immigration Service towards driving the body’s activities.


Investigation, Inspectorate and Enforcement

The responsibility of this Section in NIS is to Investigate, Inspect and Enforce. This section is also responsible for anti-corruption trafficking by preventing, monitoring migration of aliens and others into Nigeria. Anyone who wants to obtain Nigerian citizenship will also have to go though them. They are in charge of deportation and repatriation and reducing the rate of smuggling and human trafficking in the country.


Work And Procurement

They are saddled with the responsibility of procurement of requirements and other works activities are taken care of by the section. They maintain buildings and facilities of the NIS nationwide.


Border patrol, ECOWAS/ African Affairs

Their responsibility include land border protection, marine borer protection and airport patrol.



This section is responsible for visa and entry permit. They are the one who issue standard passport to Nigerians interested in traveling out of the country.

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