Immigration Service has been established as the agency of the
government of Ghana to advise on and to ensure the effective
implementation of all laws and regulations pertaining to
immigration and related issues.
The Director of
Immigration being the head of the service acts as the chief
adviser to the service board and the Minister of Interior. The
day-to-day administration is the responsibility of the Director.
Immigration Service is mandated to regulate and monitor the
entry, residence, employment and exit of all foreigners.
Movement of Ghanaians in and out of the country is equally
This site is designed to
provide basic information about the visa and work permit
application process in Ghana. It is not intended to be a
full explanation of Ghana government’s Immigration policy and is
provided only as a general guide which does not constitute a
legal advice.The Ghana government through the
Ministry of the Interior on the advice of the Ghana Immigration
Service board formulates immigration policies.
THERE HAS BEEN SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT IN MIGRATION
EIB TRAINS ITS PERSONNEL
The out gone Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration, [IOM], Dyane Epstein, says there has been a significant improvement in migration management in Read More......
A five week Basic Intelligence Gathering Training scduled to end on 31st July 2014 is under way in Accra for some selected Junior Immigration Personnel. Read More........
BEWARE OF VISA CONTRACTORS - MIB CAUTIONS
BPU PERSONNEL TO BEAR ARMS SOON
The Migration Information Bureau [MIB] of the Ghana Immigration Service [GIS] has cautioned human smuggling and trafficking syndicates to desist from the act since human smuggle Read More.....
The Minister for the Interior, Hon. Kwesi Ahwoi, has assured the Ghana Immigration Service [GIS], that adequate support would Read More....
Delivering excellence in immigration management for national development.
Our purpose is to build a stronger and better Ghana by operating fair but firm Immigration controls that regulate and facilitate the movement of people through Ghana’s borders; and efficient, effective residence and work permit systems that meet the social and economic needs of the country.