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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  1. umar suleiman

    this my mail


  2. zakari haruna yahaya

    Pls,here is my E-mail
    for any information in regard to NIS recruitment.

  3. Gabriel Udoka

    Sure in need of ur follow up

  4. Usman Mohammed Shehu

    Cant find the form, when was the application start?

  5. chinonso

    Here is my email ;


    Thanks for update…here is my E-MAIL…

  7. Is a good one, here is my e_mail address because I’m keenly interested in becoming a nis officer.

  8. Temilade

    Can’t find the form

  9. Onyekason eluo

    Thanks how can i get the form

  10. Aminu Isah

    Here is my E-mail For any information in regard to NIS recruitment. pls keep me updated. Tnx

  11. oladosu saheed kayode

    Thanks how can now get the form

  12. Abdulrazakdayyabu

    cant i get the form please when its ready.

  13. Abdulrazakdayyabu

    please this is my emil address plx let me know when the form is get start

    1. We would post it on this platform. Thanks for checking

  14. lawali abubakar

    plz I want be a immigration officer in order to help my country

  15. Paul Joshua

    pls notify me if any info about recruitment exercise

    1. I will when the time comes

  16. thanks for this info @ NIGERIA Infopedia ADMIN

    1. pls send me information to this email

  17. Please how can I get the form

  18. Yakubu Paul faransa

    Please notify me when the form is out

  19. Bernard Deji Praise

    Please notify me whenever the form is out

  20. Oyeniran modupeoluwa. A

    Please notify me when the form is out

  21. Sampson David Ugochukwu

    is the form truly out?

  22. Please inform me when the nis recruitment form is out through these numbers 08026449110/08065503928 because i am so much interested to join the service.

  23. hamza

    any information let me know

  24. any information let me know

  25. ahmad abdullahi

    since i have dream i am become a nis officer i hope so also we need fair recruitment pls

  26. Salami Ametu Benard

    pls do keep me on update abt d N.I.S exercise&screening/exam date,10x.

  27. Kelvin

    pls when is the Nis screen or exam will commence
    here is my mail for any update

  28. Muofunanya jecinta

    Please notify me as soon as the date for screening is published and also location

  29. Tanimowo

    Please notify me as soon as the date for screening is published and also location.

  30. femi Johnson

    Please when the registration will begins?


    I apply for this 2017 immigration but I don’t know the actual time of date and screening,
    please!!! notify me when it we commence


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