Nigerian Immigration Officer Salary and Their Ranks

The Nigeria Immigration Service Salary is determined greatly by their ranks in trhe force. Established on August, 1958, the Nigerian Immigration Service came to be as a branch from the Nigerian Police. Nigeria Immigration Service was initially Known as the immigration department with its highest leader known as the chief federal Immigration officer.
Nigerian Immigration Service was established during the tenure of Alhaji Shehu Shagari who was the minister of Internal Affairs, which is now known as ministry of interior.
Nigeria Immigration Service was set out to handle and relinquish national duties to the benefit of the citizens.

Functions Of Nigerian Immigration Service

  1. Ensure and control the number of persons entering and leaving Nigeria.
  2. Issuance of Residence Permits to Foreigners in Nigeria.
  3. Issuance of Travel Documents which includes Nigerian passports to Nigerians residing within and outside Nigeria.

The Nigeria Immigration Service which had its first chief leader as E.H Harrison has always sectioned its pay and allowances according to ranks of its service chiefs, and active recruits.
however, the salary structure of Nigeria Immigration Service and their provision of allowing secondary school leavers has made its position one of the most sought-after government owned jobs ever.
The salary structure of Nigerian Immigration Service is based on the Consolidated Paramilitary Salary Structure (CONPASS). This is similar to the paycheck of all Paramilitary organizations such as; Customs, Police, NSCDC, to mention a few.

Ranks in Nigeria Immigration Service

These are ranks in the Nigerian Immigration Service in their descending order;

  • Comptroller General Immigration Service
  • Assistant Comptroller General
  • Superintendent of Immigration
  • Assistant Superintendent of Immigration
  • Senior Inspector of Immigration
  • Immigration Assistant
  • Passport Officers

Nigerian Immigration Service Salary

The salary for a newly recruited staff of the Nigerian immigration service is ₦30,000/per month though there are other allowances that comes apart from the official salary. Bringing out the actual amount of money been paid won’t be possible as the government treats that information confidential.

Nigeria Immigration Service Recruitment Requirements 2021

Minimum Age 18
Maximum Age 30
Minimum Height (Male) 1.65
Minimum Height (Female) 1.60
Academic Requirement B.Sc, HND from any Higher Institution within the country.

How to Apply for Nigeria Immigration Recruitment 2021

To apply, you need to fill the application form on and provide all the correct information required of you. Please follow the application guidelines step by step and ensure you provide the requirements outlined on the Nigeria immigration recruitment Portal. HERE


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