The Nigerian immigration service (NIS) Recruitment simply presents a medium through which passionate and qualified Nigerians could apply to fill in for job positions/vacancies within the organization.

NIS Recruitment

What is the Work of NIS in Nigeria?

The Nigerian immigration service (NIS) is a modern and technically efficient group of people or workforce who are on a mission to solidify the safety and prosperity of Nigeria by devising means to effectively handle border security as well as migration.

They offer the following services:

  • Passports
  • Convention Travel Document
  • Visas
  • ECOWAS Travel Certificate
  • Residence Permit

The purpose of this article is to make known to the readers the tips and tricks to successfully apply to the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) Recruitment.

Inquiries like the Recruitment process, how do I join NIS, recruitment requirements, NIS salary structure, and other necessary information will be discussed.

So grab a glass of wine, sit back, relax, and read down to find out more.

NIS Recruitment 2023 Details

Job LocationNationwide
Job TypeFederal Government Job
Name of RecruitmentNIS Recruitment
Name of OrganizationNigerian immigration service
Number of VacanciesYet to be released
Starting and Closing dateTo Be Announced
Method of applicationOnline
Official Website
Official Recruitment Portal

NIS Recruitment Application Form 2023 and Official Recruitment Portal

The official Application form for the NIS Recruitment exercise is hosted at their official recruitment portal which is

Note: Registration into the NIS is absolutely free and there are no known methods of applying offline or sale of forms. Kindly restrain from giving anyone any type of gratification as no one can recruit you except you go through the official recruitment portal.

Is the NIS Recruitment Portal Open 2023?

The NIS registration portal is currently not open and recruitment is not ongoing for 2023.


The NIS Recruitment Requirements

To successfully apply for a job vacancy/position in the NIS, the applicant must have fulfilled certain requirements. Kindly see the list of requirements listed below:

Basic requirements

  • Passport size photograph
  • First School Leaving Certificate
  • WAEC/Nabteb/NECO/GCE Results
  • Optional – NCE/ND/Trade Test/ RN
  • Birth Certificate / Declaration of age

General Requirements

1. Applicants must be a Nigerian by birth or Naturalization

2. Candidate must have passed WASSCE/GCE/NECO or NABTEB in at most two sittings with a minimum of four credits, English Language Inclusive.
3. OND/Trade Test/City and Guild Certificate are a must-have for candidates applying as Tradesmen women.
4. Tradesmen women Candidate must be between the ages of 18 – 22 years, while tradesmen men must be between the ages of 18 – 26years by 1st June 2023.

5. Applicant must not have been convicted of any felony in the past

6. Candidate must be medically, physically, and psychologically fit

7. Males must not be less than 1.65 meters tall and female applicants must not be less than 1.56 meters tall.

8. You must print out your photocard which will be tendered at the screening center.

Miscellaneous note

  • No candidate is entitled to any form of pre-selection computer-based test
  • There are no special centers for recruitment
  • There will be no Computer-Based Attendance (CBAT) Exercise
  • Screening of all applicants will be done in their state
  • All forms of forgery are vehemently frowned at by the NIS as you will be handed over to the police for prosecution when discovered.
  • Shortlisted candidates are to report to their respective states of origin for the screening exercise
  • The successful candidates will attend a six-month intensive training at the Nigerian Immigration Service Training School where they will also be documented
  • The successful recruits after the six months of training will be commissioned into the service and subsequent induction into the North East Theater Operations. Here, they will be given mandatory and high-powered training on freight management and human trafficking.

How to Apply for NIS Recruitment 2023

Those interested in applying must follow the proper application procedures in order to be considered for the position. Interested applicants should apply by following the processes outlined below:

  • Visit for the NIS recruitment portal.
  • Choose the category you’re applying for between NISSC and NISJS
    • NISSC is for graduates, NISJS is for tradesmen
  • Input your first name, valid phone number, and email
  • Once you’re done, click on proceed.
  • Check your email to verify your account and proceed to fill in your details after verification
  • Carefully read the job requirements for the position you’re looking for.
  • Complete the application form with the credentials demanded.
  • Submit it once you’re finished.
  • Print out your photo card and other forms.

NIS Starting and Closing Date 2023

The starting date and the closing date for the NIS Recruitment are not yet out.

NIS 2023/2024 List Of Shortlisted Candidates

The Nigerian immigration service (NIS) list of shortlisted candidates for 2023/2024 is not out.

NIS Salary Scale 2023

The NIS salary scale is explained in the table below:

1Immigration Assistant, IA (Level 3 – 5)N375,000 – N378,000
2Assistant Inspector of immigration, AI (Level 6)N358,000 – N412,000
3Senior Inspector of Immigration, SII (Level 7)N984,000 – N1,572,000
4Assistant Superintendent of Immigration, ASSI II (Level 8)N859,000 – N956,000
5Assistant Superintendent of Immigration, ASSI I (Level 9)N939,000 – N1,056,000
6Deputy Superintendent of Immigration, DSI II (Level 10)N1,013,000 – N1,144,000
7Superintendent of Immigration, SI (Level 11)N1,094,000 – N1,252,000
8Chief Superintendent of Immigration, CSI (Level 12)N1,158,000 – N1,325,000
9Assistant Comptroller of Immigration, ACI (Level 13)N1,226,000 – N1,405,000
10Deputy Comptroller of Immigration, DCI (Level 14)N1,619,000 – N1,826,000
11Comptroller of Immigration, CI (Level 15)N1,760,000 – N1,966,000
12Assistant Comptroller General of Immigration, AGI2,272,000 – 2,465,000

**It should be noted that these figures are purely estimates as there is limited information about the NIS salary structure, should more concrete information arise, this page will be updated.


NIS Contact Information

Head Office: Umar Musa Yaradua Express Way, Airport Road, Sauka, Abuja, FCT Nigeria

Phone Number: +234-802-1819-988

Mail to: [email protected]

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In Summary, The Nigerian immigration service (NIS) Recruitment is a modern Nigerian force that has been equipped with all the necessary tools needed to protect our borders and regulate migration in Nigeria.

If you’re passionate about border control to prevent contraband or dangerous persons/groups from invading the country, then this is your chance to join the NIS and go up in their ranks.

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