The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) 2020/2021 Recruitment Step by Step Application Guidelines

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Looking for step by step applications guidelines to successfully apply for the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) 2020/2021 Recruitment? You have reached the right page.

Nigeria Immigration Service 2020 Nationwide recruitment – The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has unveiled the new website for the 2020 recruitment process.

In a statement by the Immigration spokesperson, Sunday James, the NIS unveiled the new website for easier accessibility. The spokesman is quoted below:

Sequel to the Recruitment Advertisement published by the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB) in five (5) National dailies on Friday 13th March,2020 and subsequent Press Statement amplifying the announcement by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), the Service hereby informs the general public that the recruitment portal has been changed to which is currently active to make it more accessible to applicants.

Consequently, the earlier portal advertised: is no longer in use and not tenable.

The Comptroller General of Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede MFR, wishes to inform the general Public that the recruitment exercise is free and aside the change of portal, all information contained in the public notice for recruitment remain valid.

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) 2020/2021 Recruitment invites applications into the Assistant Cadre, Inspectorate Cadre and Superintendent Cadre positions which cuts across all levels of education. A breakdown of these positions is given below:

Assistant Cadre : The Assistant Cadre being the lowest position is for junior ranking officers from the rank of Immigration Assistant. View Vacancies

Inspectorate Cadre: These are Mid-Level officers.

Superintendent Cadre: The Superintendent Cadre are commissioned officers from the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Immigration. View Vacancies

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Massive Nationwide Recruitment 2020/2021
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Massive Nationwide Recruitment 2020/2021

Statutory and Requirements for Recruitment

  • Applicant must be Nigerian by birth.
  • Applicant must have National Identity Number(NIN)
  • Applicants must be medically fit and present certificate of medical fitness from a government hospital.
  • Applicant would be required to pass drug test
  • Applicant must be of good character and must not have been convicted of a criminal offence and must not be a member of a secret society/cult.
  • Applicant must be free from financial embarrassment.
  • Applicant must be between the ages of 18-30 years with exception of Doctors and Pharmacists who must not be more than 35 years.
  • Applicant’s height must not be less than 1.65m for males and 1.60m for females.
  • Applicant’s chest measurement of not less than 0.87m for men.
  • Applicant must be computer literate and
  • Any certificate or qualification not declared and accepted at recruitment centre shall not be accepted after recruitment

Important Note:

  • Any Certificate Or Qualification Not Declared Or Tendered And Accepted At Recruitment Centre Shall Not Be Acceptable After Recruitment Exercise.
  • Candidates Are Advised To Printout Referees And Security Clearance Form Which Must Be Duly Completed For Submission During Screening.
  • Do Not Submit More Than One Application. You Will Be Disqualified.
  • The Application Portal Would Be Closed After Four (4) Weeks Of Opening.
  • Applications In Breach Of The Application Procedure Will Not Be Entertained.

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) 2020/2021 Recruitment Step by Step Application Guidelines

To successfully apply for the Nigeria Immigration Service 2020 Nationwide recruitment, you will need to follow the 13 steps below:

  1. Log on to the recruitment portal or visit
  2. Select your preferred Cadre: Superintendent, Inspectorate or Assistant Cadre
  3. Read and understand Job function requirements to ensure that you are qualified and then proceed by clicking ‘APPLY FOR THIS JOB’
  4. Complete the registration form by selecting your job function and basic information
  5. Click and read through the Terms and Conditions on the link provided and check the box beside the link to confirm that you have read and understood the terms. Then confirm you are not a robot and click the APPLY button. Please note that you are only allowed to apply to one position. Any attempt to apply to multiple positions or beat the system lead to disqualification
  6. Go to your email and click the verification link sent to you to confirm your account
  7. After confirming, you will be redirected to a login page. Sign in with your email and password to access your dash board and begin your application. An application form will appear with the subsequent details required from you
  8. Biodata

    Complete all relevant fields. You Will Not Be allowed to progress to the next page if you do not fill all required fields in this section. ENSURE YOU FILL IT CAREFULLY

    Note: that you have a status bar on the top right corner that shows you if your application is pending or has been completed

  9. Passport photo upload

    Upload your recent passport photograph which must meet the following specifications:

    • A JPG, JPEG, PNG image file.
    • Maximum file size of 200KB. If you have difficulties here, you can download pics resizer apps from play store to help you out or better still contact a computer operator.
    • must be at least 600 x 600 pixels. If you have difficulties here
    • if is a scanned photo, crop the image to show only your head and shoulders before you upload it.
    • Your photo must be a clear image of ONLY you (not blurry, grainy, or fuzzy) against a plain background.
    • If you wear a head covering daily for religious reasons, adjust it to provide a full-face view.
    • Your photo cannot be enhanced in any way (for example, no lenses, filters, text, emoji, stickers, etc.). Please note that this is not some beauty pageantry, try to keep a neutral face.
    • The photo must be a full face-and-shoulders shot, squarely facing the camera.
    • You must use a portrait (not landscape) photo that is correctly oriented
    • You cannot wear dark glasses.
    • Your photo cannot be enhanced in any way (for example, no lenses, filters, text, emoji, stickers, etc.)
    • If you wear a head covering daily for religious reasons, adjust it to provide a full-face view.
  10. Additional information

    Select your Physical ability status, input your NYSC certificate number (Superintendent category only) and year of completion in the fields provided, select your preferred mode of identification and input the document number, input your height and chest measurement in two decimal places.

  11. QualificationsComplete all required and relevant fields as they apply to you based on your applied Cadre and Job Function[Do not bug yourself too much here, additional degrees and professional certifications are not compulsory for non-professionals].
  12. Employment History [Applicable to Superintendent Cadre only – Optional]

    Input details of your previous and current employments as it applies to you.

  13. Document Upload

    Upload Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age, Health certificate, Indigene certificate and other documents as they apply to you.

    Documents must not be more than 200kb and must be in PDF format

  14. Summary page

    All the data you have entered on your application is displayed for your review and confirmation. Should there be any incorrect information, you can return to the relevant section and update your data.

    Ensure that you carefully review this page to and be 100% sure that you have filled the right information required.

  15. Final Submission

    Read the Disclaimer Note and confirm by clicking the checkbox beside it. Then click on ‘Confirm Data’ to lock your data for final submission.

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