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Ghana Immigration Service Protocol

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The Ghana Immigration Service has been established as the Agency under the Ministry of the Interior to advise on and ensure the effective implementation of all laws and regulations pertaining to immigration and related issues.

The Comptroller General of Immigration, being the head of the Service acts as the Chief Advisor to the Service Board and the Minister of the Interior. He/she is also responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Service.

The Ghana Immigration Service is mandated to regulate and monitor the entry, residence, employment, and exit of all foreigners. The movement of Ghanaians into and out of the country is equally monitored.

Strategic Objectives    

To achieve its vision, the Service has set for itself three strategic objectives and these are as follows:
Managing Migration in the National Interest by;
   1. Promoting migration that contributes to the economic, social, and developmental interests of Ghana and the communities residing therein
   Facilitating the border crossings of legitimate travelers at authorized routes
  2.  Administering the rights of visitors to Ghana.

Defend Against Irregular Migration:
1.    Preventing, detecting, and deterring border crossings at unauthorized routes
2.   Detecting and stopping threats at entry points.
To Contribute To National Security:
1.   Tackling immigration crime
2.    Collaborating with other Ghanaian security agencies
3.    Working with other states to improve the quality of operations

The main legal instruments governing the work of the Ghana Immigration Service are the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, Immigration Service Act, 1989 (PNDCL 226) now repealed by the passage of the Immigration Service Act 2016 (Act 908), the Immigration Act, 2000 (Act 573), Immigration Service Regulation 2001 (L.I 1691), Immigration (Amendment) Act, 2012 (Act 848) the Security and Intelligence Agencies Act 1996 (Act 526) and the Anti-Terrorism (amendment) Act, 2012 (Act 842). The Service is generally charged with the responsibility of enforcing all the enactments relating to entering, exit, residence, and employment of foreign nationals in Ghana.

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