Nigerian Immigration Recruitment Portal, Process and Requirements

The requirements for recruitment into Nigeria Immigration Service, process and the official Nigerian Immigration recruitment portal is what this post is all about.


Recruitment into the Nigerian Immigration Service is a yearly exercise just as other para-military organizations in Nigeria. The process and requirements of recruitment into the service is some what similar to that of the Nigerian Police Force, since it was through it that the immigration service was extracted.

Established in the year 1958, the N.I.S is a para-military entity entrusted to carry out core immigration duties and it is headed by the Chief Immigration Officer (the highest ranking officer of the immigration service)

Functions of Nigerian Immigration Service

It is the primary function of the immigration service to detect fraudulent travel documents, protect the Nigerian border through patrol and carry out necessary investigation techniques for a more robust and effective control of the Nigerian Sea Ports and the Passport offices.

Nigeria Immigration Recruitment Portal and Process

As earlier noted, the recruitment process into the Nigerian Immigration Service is usually done yearly and the application is done online using their website. The official portal for recruitment into the NIS is and the headquarters is located at Nigerian Immigration Service Headquarters, Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Road, Sauka Abuja. P.M.B. 38, Garki Abuja.

Requirements to note before applying for the Nigerian Immigration Service

  • All applicants must be Nigerian by birth or by descent.
  • All applicants must be in within the age bracket of 18 to 35 years.
  • All male applicants must 1.70metres or more in height while the female counterparts will be 1.64metres or more tall.
  • It is expected that all male applicants will be have expanded their chests by 0.87metres or more
  • All applicants must be certified by Government Medical Officer to be physically, emotionally and mentally fit and sound to join the Service
  • All applicants must be free from all forms of financial embarrassment
  • Applicants must not be ex-convict or having any criminal history or pending court case
  • All interested candidates must not be pregnant, having flat foot, or fractured body part

Please note that when applying online or filling in the application form for recruitment into the Nigerian Immigration Service, you are not expected to pay for any scratch card as the NIS will not collect any money from you. Registration is free.

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Oluchi Chukwu

Oluchi is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the editor of Nigerian Queries. She is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research

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1 Response

  1. Nnaa. E Gladys says:

    Please am interested to join but am not a graduate

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