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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

No International Passport without NIMC in 2018 - Nigeria Immigration


AS from January 1, 2018, no international passport would be issued by the Nigeria Immigration Service without the candidate giving National Identification Number (NIM). 



Additionally, no nonnatives living in the nation would be issued permit without having an identification number.

Specialist General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mohammed Babadede, revealed these to State House reporters after a meeting of the database harmonization advisory group on Tuesday.

He said the move was a piece of endeavors to have a concentrated database for Nigerians that would likewise contain biometric information.

The immigration manager uncovered that 20million Nigerians have so far been enrolled in the National Identification database under which it plans to catch around 180million in the following three years.

He said the Immigration  and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) would team up to understand this targets.

He stated: "We have concurred that from 2018 first January, anyone who will apply for Nigerian Passport, regardless of whether renewal or first should first have a NIMC number, national identity number.

"I have additionally given order that any outsider, non-Nigerian inhabitant in Nigeria won't get his permit renewed until the point that he has a NIMC number.

"To accomplish this, NIMC and passport numbers will be harmonised and we are resolved to permit NIMC in Immigrations office."

Babadede clarified this was a piece of endeavors to fortify the simplicity of working together in the nation in accordance without any difficulty of Doing

Business Council's (PEBEC) command.

He included: "There is no requirement for you to go and have your bio metric captured by NIMC and afterward you come and capture again with the Nigeria Immigrations.

"When you give us your NIMC number we will gather the bio metric from NIMC and create your identification. That is the aim to do in all other agencies."

Babaded noted that NIM and travel permit numbers would be blended, taking note of that NIMC staff would be permitted to work in international ID workplaces so that "when you come to get the passport you can likewise get the National identity card. The NIMC has likewise permitted immigration staff to work in their workplaces so anyone who is coming to assert Nigerian citizenship they will distinguish that national. That is the collaboration that we have had up until this point."

Additionally, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Information Communication and Technology, Lanre Osibona, said the administration plan on guaranteeing the conveyance of a compact database for all Nigerians.
Additionally, no nonnatives living in the nation would be issued permit without having an identification number.

Specialist General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mohammed Babadede, revealed these to State House reporters after a meeting of the database harmonization advisory group on Tuesday.

He said the move was a piece of endeavors to have a concentrated database for Nigerians that would likewise contain biometric information.

The immigration manager uncovered that 20million Nigerians have so far been enrolled in the National Identification database under which it plans to catch around 180million in the following three years.

He said the Immigration  and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) would team up to understand this targets.

He stated: "We have concurred that from 2018 first January, anyone who will apply for Nigerian Passport, regardless of whether renewal or first should first have a NIMC number, national identity number.

"I have additionally given order that any outsider, non-Nigerian inhabitant in Nigeria won't get his permit renewed until the point that he has a NIMC number.

"To accomplish this, NIMC and passport numbers will be harmonised and we are resolved to permit NIMC in Immigrations office."

Babadede clarified this was a piece of endeavors to fortify the simplicity of working together in the nation in accordance without any difficulty of Doing

Business Council's (PEBEC) command.

He included: "There is no requirement for you to go and have your bio metric captured by NIMC and afterward you come and capture again with the Nigeria Immigrations.

"When you give us your NIMC number we will gather the bio metric from NIMC and create your identification. That is the aim to do in all other agencies."

Babaded noted that NIM and travel permit numbers would be blended, taking note of that NIMC staff would be permitted to work in international ID workplaces so that "when you come to get the passport you can likewise get the National identity card. The NIMC has likewise permitted immigration staff to work in their workplaces so anyone who is coming to assert Nigerian citizenship they will distinguish that national. That is the collaboration that we have had up until this point."

Additionally, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Information Communication and Technology, Lanre Osibona, said the administration plan on guaranteeing the conveyance of a compact database for all Nigerians.


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