NIGERIA – New Immigration Regulations Published

On 20 March 2017, the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) issued the Immigration Regulations 2017, implementing the Immigration Act 2015.

The Regulations introduce a residence registration requirement, extend the validity period of residence permits, allow the Minister of Interior to stay the deportation of foreign nationals while an application for renewal of their employer’s Expatriate Quota is pending, and revamp penalties for non-compliance.

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NIGERIA – New Immigration Regulations Published

This alert was drafted using information provided by Famsville Solicitors and Bloomfield Law Practice.