Ghana Immigration Service to train senior immigration officers in sub-region

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) is to begin upgrading its infrastructure as well as review its curriculum to enable it to deliver professional and management courses for colleagues within and beyond the sub-region.

The review of the curriculum would see the GIS develop courses in the senior category and other customized disciplines.

GIS has already secured financial support from the Danish government to fund the exercise.

Mr Martin Amidu, the Minister of Interior, said this when addressing the passing-out parade of 50 Liberian recruits of the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization (BIN) at the GIS Academy and Training School (GISATS) at Assin-Fosu.

Mr Amidu, who did not disclose details of the support and when the exercise would begin, said to ensure effective management of migration and border control, the GIS had been undergoing swift and fundamental changes, adding “this support would further strengthen it to deliver responsive services to the travelling public.”

The recruits, comprising 40 males and 10 females, forming the second batch of the Liberian intake, underwent a four-month intensive migration training programme which was a partnership among the GIS, Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS)/Repatriation and Departure Service (RDS) of the Netherlands, BIN of Liberia and the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) at the GISATS.

Under the partnership, GIS will provide the training services, while the government of the Netherlands provides sponsorship for the programme within two years.

The objective of the programme is to strengthen the institutional capacity and competence of BIN of Liberia to effectively manage issues of migration as well as establish a functioning training system to support its human resource development.

The first intake, made up of 50 Liberians which passed-out at the GISATS about eight months ago, had been absorbed into the BIN.

The Minister said due to the splendid performance of officers of GIS, “UNMIL has requested for a long list of more experts in immigration/migration management to be attached to its operations during the period of winding down”.

Mr Amidu said government accepted the request, assuring that Ghana was committed to a stable and prosperous Liberia in particular and the ECOWAS sub-region in general.

He said in addition to the recent approval allowing immigration officers to carry weapons at borders as well as the use of technology to store and share data as response to the fast and changing world, government was also considering a proposal to extend border operational hours for officers of the GIS.

He entreated the recruits to demonstrate initiative, alertness and high sense of discretion and judgment in the discharge of their duties.

“It is my hope that you will deem your post training deployment to any part of the country as a special call to duty for which the national interest must always override your personal expectation,” he said.

He thanked the Netherlands government and UNMIL for their support.

Mr Amidu commended recruit John Clarence Gibson Jnr for being the over-all best recruit and urged him to continue to work hard to improve the systems in Liberia.

Madam Toespraak Rhodia Maas, Director General of RDS of the Netherlands, pledged her country’s continued support for the programme to enhance the healing and construction process of Liberia.

She urged the recruits to discharge their duties well to protect their country and the sub-region as a whole.

She thanked the GIS, BIN and UNMIL for their efforts which ensured the success of the programme.

Dr Boima Fahnbullea Jnr, National Security Advisor of Liberia, thanked Ghana for the fraternal assistance that she had been offering his country.

Dr Fahnbullea described Ghanaian security personnel as a model for the continent, making Ghana to champion democratic reforms on the continent just like how Ghana spearheaded the African liberation struggle.

He commended GIS, the Dutch government and UNMIL for their support towards the reconstruction of Liberia.

Source: GNA

74 Comments
  1. Giovannie papa says

    I am interested in becoming an immigration officer,what a the entry requirements,course fees,duration,

  2. irene appiah asante says

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    and know the requirement, course fees, duration, and please if anything please send into my mail address

  3. joyce annor says

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  4. joyce annor says

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  5. christopher odoi says

    i would like to be an immigration officer but i don’t know the necessary requirement. i would be much grateful if the details of application wold be sent to me through my email address above.

    thank you.

  6. Peter Willoughby says

    Please i want to be an immigration officer,but l need necessary
    requirement and how to apply for.please l want application to be
    sent to my email address. thank you

  7. Pas says

    Please,when are you doing the next recruit for officers so that i can also apply. Kindly reply to my email address above. Thank you.

  8. SEIDU says

    When did Ghana Immegration requirut personel.

  9. glory says

    i wud like to know when the 2010 recruits will go into the training academy

  10. alimatu sadia says

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  11. Abbey Richard says

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  12. Amu Seth says

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    thank you.

  13. richmondbuckman says

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  14. Rexford mensah says

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  15. Edwin M. Lawson says

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  16. anita kwakye says

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  17. ETHEL AMOAKO says

    I WANT TO WHEN THE GHANA IMMIGRATON SERVICE IS STARTING IT NEW RECRUITMENT, AND ENTRY REQUIREMENT.

  18. AMEXO JOHN SENA says

    I WANT TO KNOW WHEN THE ACTUAL TRAINING STARTS AND ENTRY REQUIREMENT BECAUSE I WANT TO BE AN IMMIGRATION OFFICER.

  19. vincent quao says

    the enlistment held at ho i will like to ask when they will be called for the exams

  20. Asiedu Charles says

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  21. Dickson says

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  22. Seth Acquah says

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  23. Evelyn Yayra Ahowotor says

    want to know your entry requirements,recruitment period,fees involved. in 2011. wll be grateful if a reply is kindly sent to my e-mail.thanx very much.

  24. Cynthia Afriyie Boateng says

    I would like to know when the GIS will start their recruitment for the officers.

  25. Raphael darko says

    Pls i would like to know if the list of 2010 recruits is out and if yes where can i go and check for my name. Thank you.

  26. KORANKYE FRED says

    can you please direct all inquires regarding the recruitment of officers for the GIS this year to my in-box?

  27. eric addo says

    am much intrest to become an officer in ghana immiration service . what are my needs to become an officer ?

  28. Eric kemeh says

    Please i have so much interest in joining the Ghana Immigration Service. I would be most grateful if the requirement, fees and other necessary informations about the 2011 recruitment could be send to my e-mail address. Thank you. Eric

  29. AHMED ISSAKA AKILU says

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  30. Augustine says

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  31. luqman bello says

    hello
    i had always had the passion of been a member of the immigration service and would be greatful to know more about the recruitment and also when and how can i enroll.
    Thank you and hope to recieve details in the mail provided above.

  32. Ebenezer fiifi Quansah says

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    thank you.

  33. ayitey samuel says

    when will GIS recruitment forms will be out. and if you completed tertiary can it be possible to do officer course?

  34. James kwapong otchie says

    I want to be imegration officer.i will like to know when the forms will be out.and where can it be purchese.thank you.

  35. norbert ansah says

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  36. Daniel T. Mensah says

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  37. Abiba yakubu says

    Please, i want to be an immigration officer but I don’t know the requirement and the qualification needed. Please I need your help.

  38. Reuben says

    please, i want to know when the 2011 immigration officers recruitment will take place and the procedures involved as well as the requirements. kindly send me feedback via my e-mail.

  39. david ampiaw says

    please i want to know when the gh immigration service next recuitment and their entry requirement and the qualification that conform.

  40. EFFAH EDWIN says

    Please is my dream of becoming an immigration officer,but i don’t know the requirement.Can you please tell me the requirement and the qualifications needed?And also how to apply please.

  41. lucy Herta Oppong says

    I was in the 2010 recruitment and up to now the results of the exam we wrote are not in, please why?

  42. Enter your name... says

    how can one become a member of Ghana immigration service? Thank you.

  43. Caleb Elikplim Tega says

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  44. Fr Brain Amoah says

    God bless you. I want to know when next you will have recruitment exercise and if there are places for priests

  45. Patrick Adjei Buabeng says

    Immigration Officer is my dream proffession,but i don’t know the requirement. Can you please tell me the requirement and the qualifications needed, how and when to apply, website and if possible the school`s contact.hope to hear from you soon. thanks

  46. Simon Adu says

    please i applied when the forms was released. i was informed that the list of chosen ones will be out in early may but that was not the case. so i want to know when the list is coming out to know my stand. thank you.

  47. Ishmael oheneba mensah says

    I really want to be an immigration officer and my qualifications are marketing diploma from London Center of Marketing -U.K. and diploma in journalism from a private college in Ghana.Do i really qualify to be an officer and how can i join or get the officers forms to apply.

  48. Theodora Danso says

    am interested in becoming an immigration officer, please may i know the entry requirement,course fees and duration of course.thanks.

  49. philip says

    please may I have the necessary information about the course. I dream of becoming an immigration officer.You can send me a mail now. I have apply to be come an immigration officer.Thanks and hope to here from you soon, may God bless you all.

  50. AKASOE A. ANTHONY says

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    My fevent hope is you soon,please reply to me through the provided e-mail.
    Thanks

  51. Ekow Offei says

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  52. eric arthur says

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  53. Gakpe Adams says

    Please when will the recruitment of the GIS starts and where will i buy the form. Please send the reply through my mail

  54. samuel agyei jnr says

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  55. Minkah Manfred says

    I have a first degree and want to know when the recruitment forms for 2011 will be out and where i will get some. Pls send the reply to my inbox. Thanks

  56. Joseph payne says

    Please can u kindly send me the update of when the 2011 recrutement will take place.

  57. rita dzantor says

    please i will like to know when their will be recruiting forms for 2011

  58. Owusu Tachie Gilbert says

    please may i know when the recruitment of new officer be done for 2011, i hold HND Electrical Electronics Engineering Telecommunication Option. i prefer feedback through my mail

  59. john natyry says

    when will recruitment again

  60. Afranie George says

    Please can i know the date for the next recruitment.

  61. SHERRY AKPABLI says

    please l will to know the next recruitment for GIS.

  62. Seth Asare-Owusu says

    I am engineering student and want to know how to be part of the immigration service.

  63. ebenezer acquah says

    i am a young graduate who desire to join the immigration service, i will like to know the requirements and when the next intake will be considered

  64. ebenezer acquah says

    please i will be much grateful if you can inform me on the next intake of the GIS recruitment.

  65. Michael Nartey-Gaga Sawer says

    I will like to add that, if and when such training programs are organised, when should be given a sizable cut.

    I would be grateful if given the date for which enlisting for GIS will begin. Thank you.

  66. Isaac Smith says

    please i want to know when will GIS recruit officers or people

  67. Isaac says

    I am engineering student and wanted to know how to be part of the immigration service.

  68. Abrokwah Isaac says

    I am engineering student and wanted to know how to be part of the immigration service. Also when is the recruitment taking place.

  69. David Konorde says

    Please, l’m a Mechanical engineering graduate who wants to join the immigration service. Please let me know the date the 2011 forms will be out.

  70. benard acquaye says

    Pls i want to know when is the next recriutment

  71. Joseph Kingsley Addo says

    please i am an IT graduate and would like to join the GIS,please may i know when is the next GIS recruitment in 2011.Thank you

  72. please can i know when the GIS recruitment coming on this year 2011

  73. Anonymous says

    I’m a biomedical engineering student and love to join the GIS.i want to know if my skill is needed in the service and also when is the recruitment taking place.

  74. BENARD ACQUAYE says

    Plz i want to know when will the recriutment take place this year.am very intrested.

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