Published in Federal Republic of Nigeria Official Gazette no. No. 73, Vol. 102 on 8 June 2015
Commenced on 25 May 2015
[Up to date as at 8 June 2015]
An ACT TO REPEAL THE IMMIGRATION ACT Cap. 1] LAWS OF THE FEDERATION Nigeria or, 2004 AND ENACT THE IMMIGRATION ACT, 2015: AND FOR RELATED MATTERSENACTED by the National Assembly of 1the Federal Republic of Nigeria :
Part I – ESTABLISHMENT, STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS OF THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE AND THE APPOINTMENT AND Duties OF IMMIGRATION OFFICERS
1. Establishment of Nigeria Immigration Service
There is established the Nigeria Immigration Service (in this Act referred to as "the Service") which shall be a body corporate with power to sue and be sued.
2. General duties of the Immigration Service
The Service shall be responsible for(a)the control of persons entering or leaving Nigeria :(b)issuance of travel documents, including Nigerian passports, to bonafide Nigerians within and outside Nigeria ;(c)issuance of residence p…
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