Nigerian Immigration Recruits Re-screening Starts on August 29 2016 & Ends

Nigerian Immigration recruits Re-screening – The Nigeria Immigration Service on Monday said it had concluded plans to re-screen the 2000 recruits that were dismissed following their “irregular” letters of appointment in February 2015.

Nigerian Immigration Recruits Re-screening


This statement was announce as a result of  the decision which was reached in the aftermath of an emergency meeting of the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration, and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) on the 11th of August 2016 on Monday in Abuja by the spokesman of the NIS, Ekpedeme King.

Part of the statement reads; “The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) wishes to inform the 2000 applicants for employment into the Service who were irregularly issued letters of employment in February, 2015 that the Federal Government has approved the review of the case.

 “Following an emergency meeting of the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration, and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) on the 11th of August 2016, the following guidelines were issued for the screening of the applicants:

However they did not fail to list out the guideline that could be followed by applicants whose name appeared on the official website of Nigerian immigration Service.

Nigerian Immigration recruits Re-screening Guideline 2016

The following are the guideline that you must have to follow in other to participate in Nigerian Immigration Recruits Re-screening which will kick off on 19 of August 2016.

First all the the applicant whose name where listed in the NIS website: www.immigration.gov.ng are requested to report to the NIS Headquarters Abuja with the following.

  • Academic certificates
  • Birth certificate
  • Previous employment records (if any)
  • Indigene certificates (originals and photocopies)
  • Two passport photographs, and in batches according to the time-table”.

By the Time table: Assistant Superintendent of Immigration II, ASI2 (CONPASS 08) from all the states between Abia and Jigawa in alphabetical order would take their turn on August 29 while those that fall between Kaduna and Zamfara states would have theirs on August 30.

For Assistant Inspectors of Immigration, AII (CONPASS 06) those from Abia to Jigawa state would sit for the screening on August 31 while those from Kaduna to Zamfara would have theirs on September 1.

For Immigration Assistants IA1 – IA3 (CONPASS 3,4,5), those from Abia to Edo states would be screened on September 2, Ekiti to Kwara, September 3 and Lagos to Zamfara, September 4.

The general public should please note that the exercise is not a call for fresh recruitment. Therefore, no application for recruitment should be forwarded to the NIS”, the service warned.

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