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Nigerian Immigration Service Recruitment 2022, See How To Apply


How to join the Nigerian immigration service recruitment 2022? In this article, we will discuss the Nigerian immigration closing date, Nigerian immigration service ranks, and the NIS recruitment portal 2022.

nigerian immigration service recruitment

The Nigerian Immigration Service Recruitment is a much-awaited recruitment exercise; thousands of Nigerians look out for.

A statement released by the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire, and Immigration Service Board (CDCFIB) formerly confirms the 2022 immigration service recruitment exercise. Mr. Sunday James, the service Public Relations Officer in a statement released on Friday in Abuja, made this announcement. Therefore, if you are wondering whether the Nigerian immigration form is out, it sure is. However, the entire recruitment form application is entirely online.

How Much Is the Nigerian Immigration Form?

The Nigerian immigration service form is completely free. If you have a Computer, you can even begin your application immediately.

Read more: How to renew your Nigerian passport

Vacancies For Nigerian Immigration Service Ranks

Nevertheless, bear in mind that there are three open ranks at the time and including positions for

  1. Superintendent Cadre
  2. Inspectorate Cadre,
  3. And Assistant Cadre.

General Requirements to apply for the Nigerian immigration service recruitment

  • Applicants must be a Nigerian with National Identity Number
  • Should be medically fit and must pass a drug test
  • Should not be convicted of any previous criminal offence or a member of a cult group
  • Must obtain a certificate of medical fitness from any government hospital in Nigeria
  • Should be between the age of 18 and 30 exceptions of Doctors and Pharmacists that must not exceed 35 years.
  • Height is 1.60m for Females and 1.65m for males
  • Should not have less than 0.87m chest measurement for Men
  • Must be a computer literate

Please note: Any certificate not declared and accepted would not be accepted after the recruitment exercise.


  • Individuals with misshapen limbs such as bent knees, k-legs, flatfoot, limb legs, bow legs, knocked knees, or deformed hands or fractures
  • Individuals with a speech impediment (dumb or stammering) or those with gross malformation of the teeth
  • People with amputations or physical deformities not mentioned
  • Individuals who are obese, or fighting chronic health challenges
  • People with defective eyesight such as one-eyed crossed eyed, or total blindness
  • Pregnant women should not apply

Specific Requirements for the Superintendent Cadre position

  1. For Superintendent of Immigration (SI) CONPASS 11 Professional (Doctors)
  2. Individuals must have a minimum of the first degree (MBBS) from a recognized institution in Nigeria
  3. They must also have their NYSC discharge certificate or Exemption Certificate
  1. For Deputy Superintendent of Immigration (DSI) CONPASS 10 Professionals
  2. Individuals must have a minimum of first degree in Pharmacy from a recognized institution in Nigeria
  3. They must also have their NYSC discharge certificate or Exemption Certificate
  1. For Assistant Superintendent of Immigration II (ASI-2) General Duty, CONPASS 08
  2. Individuals must have a minimum of first degree from a recognized institution in Nigeria
  3. They must also have their NYSC discharge certificate or Exemption Certificate

Specific Requirements for the Inspectorate Cadre position

  • For Senior Inspector of Immigration (SII) General Duty CONPASS 08:
  • Individuals must have an HND from a recognized institution in Nigeria
  • They must also have their NYSC discharge certificate or Exemption Certificate
  • For Senior Inspector of Immigration (SII) CONPASS 08 Professionals (Nurse):
  • Individuals must be a double qualified and Registered Nurse.
  • For (Hi) Inspector of Immigration (II) CONPASS) 07 Professionals (Nurse)
  • Applicants must be a single qualified and Registered Nurse.
  • For Assistant Inspector of Immigration (All) CONPASS 06
  • Applicants must be holders of ND/NCE from any recognized institution.

Specific Requirements for the Assistant Cadre position

  • For Immigration Assistant III (1A-3) CONPASS 03 General Duty
  • Individuals must have SSCE, NECO, GCE O/Level with minimum o’ four (4) credits in not more than 2 sittings, which should include English and Math
  • For Immigration assistant III (IA-3) Artisans and Drivers/Mechanics
  • Individuals must be holders of Ordinary Level SSCE, or its equivalents and appropriate Trade Test certificates

Immigration Recruitment Closing Date

The Nigerian immigration service exercise will only last for weeks. Therefore, applications that began on 16 March will end with the first week of April.

How to Apply Online for Nigerian Immigration Service Recruitment

You can register online fast and easy for the Nigerian Immigration service. Simply, follow the steps below:


  • Visit
  • Next, select your preferred  Cadre
  • Now read through the requirements and functions for the job.
  • When sure that you are qualified, select “Apply for this Job.”
  • Now fill in your biometric information
  • Make sure you read the ‘Terms and Conditions’ and check the box to confirm that you have read and understood the terms.
  • Then, confirm that you are not a robot and select “Create account”
  • You will receive an email within minutes to verify and confirm your account
  • Click on the link sent to your email and you will be shown that your account has been verified
  • Next, go back to the login page, sign with your email and password to access the dashboard

Filling the recruitment form

  • Once you can access the Dashboard, you can now fill the recruitment form proper


  • Fill in the biodata on this page, if you do not fill all relevant fields, you won’t be able to proceed to the next section
  • You will also find a taskbar at the top right corner which shows whether your application completed or pending

Photo Upload

  • Next, upload your recent passport which should not be more than 200kB (600 X 600 pixels)
    • Acceptable picture formats include PNG, JPEG, and JPG
    • The photo should have a plain background and must be clear without filters or enhancements
    • Your photo must show your full face and shoulders focused entirely on the Camera
    • It must be in Portrait Orientation
    • Do not wear glasses and if you must cover your hair, adjust it to provide a comprehensive view of your face

NYSC/NIN Identification Entry

  • Now enter your NYSC certificated number and year you completed the training (for the Superintendent category alone)
  • Enter your preferred mode of identification, height, chest
  • Enter your National Identity Card Number


  • Next, fill your educational qualifications based on the position you are applying for
  • Note that you must fill employment history if you are applying for the Superintendent Cadre position ( make sure you only fill those relevant to the position)


  • Now, upload your documents, which include Indigene Certificate, Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age, Degree Certificate, WAEC, Health Certificate, etc.
  • Make sure all documents are not more than 200kb and should be in PDF format

Review Application

  • After making all uploads, you can now review your application
  • Make sure you carefully read through every section to make all possible corrections (please note that you can only apply once)

Final submission

  • Now read the Disclaimer Note and confirm by marking the box next to it
  • Click on Confirm Data to lock your data and submit
  • Remember, you cannot edit any information after clicking confirm data
  • After submission, you will be shown your recruitment identification slip.
  • Please print the slip or send it to your email for later printing.

Next steps – CBT practice

Following your application, you will be required to pass a Computer Based Test. The Date and Time for this test will be made available to shortlisted candidates.

And there you have it, everything you need to know about the Nigerian immigration service recruitment exercise 2021. Make sure you submit your application early enough to increase your chances of being employed. Avoid patronizing scammers. Please remember that the NIS recruitment portal for 2022 has changed.

You can only use the for your application.

If you have any more questions about the immigration exercise, please place your questions below.  


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